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Is your research related to violent online political extremism and/or violent online radicalisation? Would you like to share some of your findings, reflections, and thoughts with an audience with similar research interests? If so, how about making a guest contribution to the VOX-Pol blog? We will publish your contribution and communicate it to our partners and followers,…

We are compiling a bibliography of research related to the topics of violent online political extremism and radicalisation. We aim to make the bibliography as extensive as possible and are inviting you to contribute by sending us details of any published research that you think should be included. Research published in all media formats—print, video, and audio—are…

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT ANALYSIS: ETHICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL CHALLENGES CHIAR: Paul Gill The Use of Social Media in Social Sciences: Ethical and Methodological Considerations
 Aaron Zelin: King’s College London The Curious Case of Uncle Tom: The Importance of Domain Knowledge for Sentiment Analysis on Extremist Forums
 Maura Conway: Dublin City University Gijs Koot: TNO Lisa McInerney:…

Calls for Expression of Interest The VOX-Pol Network of Excellence (NoE) is a European Union Framework Programme 7 (FP7)-funded academic research network focused on researching the prevalence, contours, functions, and impacts of violent online political extremism and responses to it. Its purpose is the establishment of a robust partnering, research, training, and dissemination network that…

Call for Expressions of Interest VOX-Pol is a EU FP7-funded Network of Excellence that integrates the world’s leading researchers and research groups in Violent Online Political Extremism. The network of excellence includes those researching the intersection of terrorism and the Internet (incl. violent jihadists, violent separatists, etc.), the online activities of the extreme left and…