Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3140: Religion, Conflict and Reconciliation

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

APPLEBY, S. (2000). The ambivalence of the sacred: religion, violence and reconciliation . Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

ASAD, T. (1993). Genealogies of religion: Discipline and reasons of power in Christianity and Islam . Maryland: John Hopkins University Press.

CASANOVA, J. (1994). Public religions in the modern world . Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

ELLIS, S and TER HAAR, G. (2007). Religion and politics: taking African epistemologies seriously. Journal of Modern African Studies . 45 (3). p. 385-401.

HABERMAS, J. (2006). Religion in the Public Sphere. European Journal of Philosophy . 14 (1). p. 1-25.

JOHNSON, D (2016). Taking liberties and making liberty: religious bounding and political violence in Sri Lanka.  Religion . 46 (3). p. 309-330.

KUBALKOVA, V. (2000). Towards an international political theology. Millennium - Journal of International Studies . 29. p. 675- 704.

LEVINE, D. and MAINWARING, S. (1986). Religion and popular protest in Latin America . Notre Dame: Helen Kellog Institute for International Studies. Working paper 83.

MANDAIR, A. (2009). Religion and the specter of the west: Sikhism, India, postcoloniality, and the politics of translation . New York: Colombia University Press.

Mavelli Wilson (eds), (2016), The Refugee Crisis and Religion; Secularism, Security and Hospitality in Question, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers

MOSSE, D. (2012). The saint in the banyan tree: Christianity and caste society in India . Oakland: University of California Press.

SPENCER, J., GOODHAND, J., HASBULLAH, S., KLEM, B., KORF, B. and SILVA, K.T. (2015). Checkpoint, temple, church and mosque: A collaborative ethnography of war and peace . London: Pluto Press.

TWEED, R. Making homes and crossing boundaries