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VOX-Pol is pleased to present the latest report in the VOX-Pol publication series, titled Extreme Digital Speech: Contexts, Responses and Solutions, edited by Bharath Ganesh and Jonathan Bright. About the Report Extreme digital speech (EDS) is an emerging challenge that requires co-ordination between governments, civil society and the private sector. In this report, a range…

More than 100 participants from national agencies, EU institutions and agencies, and international organisations gathered at Europol’s headquarters in the Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, 10 December to take part in a closed workshop on the contemporary dimensions of right-wing extremism and terrorism. The speakers were selected and invited by the ECTC Advisory Network on Terrorism…

VOX-Pol is pleased to present a new, open-access chapter in the publication The Human Factor of Cybercrime, edited by Rutger Leukfeldt (Hague University of Applied Sciences) and Thomas J. Holt (Michigan State University). Chapter 13 on ‘The Roles of ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Media Tools and Technologies in the Facilitation of Violent Extremism and Terrorism’, written by…

Students in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a conference dedicated to ‘New Perspectives on Non-state Political Violence’ on Friday, 22 and Saturday, 23 November 2019. PhD and early-career researchers, as well as experienced academics, from a range of backgrounds, contributed presentations. VOX-Pol’s Coordinator, Prof. Maura Conway (Dublin…

VOX-Pol at SRE 2019

VOX-Pol attended the 2019 Security Research Event (SRE), which took place in Helsinki on the 6-7 November. The event was co-organised by the European Commission and the Finnish Ministry of the Interior as a side event of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The theme of this year’s SRE was ‘Building Bridges: Towards Increased…

VOX-Pol is pleased to present a new report in the VOX-Pol publication series, titled How Extreme is the European Far-Right? Investigating Overlaps in the German Far-Right Scene on Twitter by Reem Ahmed and Daniela Pisoiu. The launch – in print and online – takes place at the final Lunch Briefing session on 12 November 2019…

This Autumn, the VOX-Pol Network of Excellence invites you to a series of Lunchtime Briefing Seminars, each exploring a different aspect of Violent Online Political Extremism. This is the third lunch briefing series following on from events in 2015 and 2016. The 2019 Lunch Briefing Series takes place in October and November, and is a joint…

The VOX-Pol Blog is now in its 6th year, with just over 380 posts having been published to-date. We always welcome original posts, we cross-post with permission, and can also accept posts that have been published elsewhere in languages other than English and have them translated. Please email info@voxpol.eu with submissions and/or questions. Each year during August we take…