Nora Fisher-Onar and Ahmet Erdi Ozturk Author

Nora Fisher-Onar is Assistant Professor of International Studies at the University of San Francisco. She received her doctorate from the University of Oxford. Her research interests include International Relations and social theory, political religion, foreign policy analysis, gender, history/memory, and area studies (Middle East and Europe). She is the author of Pluralism in Turkey: Islam, Liberalism and Nationalism (Cambridge University Press, 2021) and editor, with Susan Pearce and E. Fuat Keyman, of the volume Istanbul: Living With Difference in a Global City (Rutgers University Press, 2018). ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Ahmet Erdi Öztürk is an assistant professor of politics and international relations at London Metropolitan University. Between 2021-2023 he will work as Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at Coventry University in the UK and GIGA in Germany. He is the author of Religion, Identity and Power (Edinburgh University Press, 2011), co-editor of Authoritarian Politics in Turkey: Elections, Resistance and the AKP (IB Tauris 2017), Ruin or Resilience? The Future of the Gulen Movement in Transnational Political Exile (Routledge 2018) and Islam, Populism and Regime Change in Turkey (Routledge 2019).

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Ethno-religious nationalism in an age of anxiety

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The hijacking of faith by populism is a growing phenomenon around the globe. In this article Nora Fisher-Onar and Ahmet Erdi Öztürk detail the growing influence of ethno-religious nationalist sentiment as a response to the fading promises of 20th century liberalism.

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