Strategy & Policy Fellows Program

Religious Authority and Institutional Sources of Religious Party Moderation in Western Europe and the Middle East

Grant Year: 2016


A. Kadir Yildirim will research and write a book that explores the extent to which political parties with religious orientations become more moderate and secular over time. He will examine how Catholic parties in Belgium, Germany, and Italy, as well as Muslim parties in Egypt, Iran, Tunisia, and Turkey, confronted questions related to religious and secular authority.

Rice University Strategy & Policy Fellows Program

$60,000