Elias Ghazal

PhD Student

Lancaster University Lancaster University

Elias is working towards his PhD in International Relations at Lancaster University. His dissertation explores the securitization of religion in the Middle East with special focus on the Levant in the post-Arab Uprisings. His areas of interest include religion and politics, sectarianism, religious violence, political theology and Iran-Saudi relations. In parallel, Elias works as Programs Manager at the Centre on Religion and Global Affairs.