Eric Kaufmann

Eric Kaufmann is Reader in Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He was a Fellow in the Religion in International Affairs Program, Belfer Center, Kennedy School, Harvard, 2008-9. In 2008 he won the Richard Rose Prize of the Political Studies Association for a scholar under 40. He is the author of Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth (London, Profile Books, April 2010), which has been reviewed in, among others, the Times, FT, Independent, Observer, Metro and Literary Review. He is also author of The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America (Harvard, 2004), The Orange Order: A Contemporary Northern Irish History (Oxford 2007; paperback 2009), co-author of Unionism and Orangeism in Northern Ireland Since 1945 (Manchester 2007) and editor of Rethinking Ethnicity: Majority Groups and Dominant Minorities (Routledge, 2004). He is an editor of the journal Nations & Nationalism and has also written on religion and demography for Newsweek International, Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines. He may be found on the web at

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