Conference on New Perspectives on Non-State Political Violence

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 City University) delivered Saturday’s keynote address in which she addressed the question ‘The Major Social Media Platforms Routed IS, Why Can’t They Do the Same To the Extreme Right?’

DCU School of  Law and Government PhD student Moign Khawaja also attended the conference where he presented his paper ‘Determining the “Statetness” of Islamic State According to their Video Propaganda.’

More information about the conference may be had on the conference website and via the conference Twitter account.