Timothy Fitzgerald is Visiting Research Professor at the University of Queensland in the Institute of the Advanced Studies in the Humanities. He is a central member of the Centre fir Critical Research on Religion (https://criticaltheoryofreligion.org/). He is the author of The Ideology of Religious Studies (Oxford University Press), Discourse on Civility and Barbarity: a critical history of religion and related categories (Oxford University Press, 2007), the edited volume Religion and the Secular: historical and colonial formations (Equinox, 2007), and Religion and Politics in International Relations: The Modern Myth (Bloomsbury, 2011).