Ron Hassner Session Overview

Associate Professor & Co-Director, Religion, Politics and Globalization Program, University of California, Berkeley

Ron E. Hassner is associate professor of international relations and co-director of University of California, Berkeley's Religion, Politics and Globalization Program. He founded and now chairs the “Religion and International Relations” section of the International Studies Association, and is an associate editor of the journal Security Studies. He studies the role of symbols and ideas in international security with particular attention to the relationship between religion and conflict. His publications have focused on territorial disputes, religion in the military, conflicts over holy places, and the pervasive role of religion on the modern battlefield. His recent publications include Religion in the Military Worldwide; Religion on the Battlefield; and War on Sacred Grounds.

 

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2018–2019 SESSIONS

This year's sessions begin with an introduction from Professor Thomas Christensen and move into a range of topics that include Religion, Identity Politics and Civil Wars; Iran, Turkey, and Israel; Biosecurity and Cybersecurity; National Economies in a Globalized World; and more.

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