This project shall examine the development and use of risk-assessment tools related to violent extremism, and elucidate the evidential basis on which the tools are built.
Charlotte Heath-Kelly will present her work on how Lacanian psychoanalysis can inform our understanding of the Western need for enmity, and its obsession with enemy entities such the Islamic State.
How does the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy play out in in real-life, and what's the (potential) role of risk assessments in the prevention of terrorism? Marek Hubert, former academic and a current Police Officer, visits NUPI to talk about these issues.
What is a critical methodology? How and when are critical methodologies useful in terrorism research?
To what degree can mental illness explain terrorism, and is there a marked difference between the lone actor and the group-based extremist?
Three researchers are visiting NUPI to talk about why the assumption we have about foreign fighters often is incorrect.
Event cancelled due to unforeseen events.
What does the current state of play regarding the IS strategic communication operations look like?
What role does new media and communication play for our politics and society?