A blog post based on my new book Religion, War and Israel’s Secular Millennials: Being Reasonable? was published by The Conversation and re-printed around the world, including by Yahoo News. Read it here. I have also published a journal article elaborating on themes of emotion and settler colonialism. Read it here.
I recently spoke at an event at the Berkeley Center, Georgetown University about the geopolitics of religious moderation in the Middle East and North Africa, focusing on Jordan. A recording of the event will be available soon here.
I am guest editing a Special Issue of Religions on Political Violence, Religion and the Secular, deadline 31 January 2022. More information can be found here.
The UK Home Office’s recent decision to grant asylum to a young Afghan man on the grounds of his atheism has been the subject of significant media interest and debate. In this blog post NSRN director Stacey Gutkowski considers some of the wider cultural narratives contained within coverage of this case. Last week the … More A Different Kind of War Story: Afghan Atheism, Religious Freedom and the Mythology of Sanctuary