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Mark Juergensmeyer

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Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies

USA

Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an academic expert on religious violence, conflict resolution and South Asian politics, and has published more than 200 articles and a dozen books. He is the author of The New Cold War? Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State (1993) and Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence (2003), in which he discusses the rise of religious activism in secular modernity.

2008

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Jyllands-Posten Foundation

 

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