The VOX-Pol Network of Excellence invites you to a series of Lunchtime Briefing Seminars, this autumn in Brussels, each exploring a different aspect of Violent Online Political Extremism
The series is jointly organised by the VOX-Pol Network of Excellence and the Representation of the European Commission in Belgium. The briefings are aimed at an audience of policy makers, security practitioners, academics and graduate students, who want to extend their knowledge of various topics related to violent online political extremism, and to network with specialists on this issue.
The schedule for the seminars can be found below.
October 11th – Luigi Soreca, European Commission
The Role of the EU in Tackling Violent Online Radicalisation Leading to Terrorism
October 18th – Suzette Abbasciano, University of Massachusetts – Lowell
Societal Reactions to the Nice Attack: Online Conversations vs. On-the-Ground Events
October 25th – Paul Gill, University College London
Lone Actors, Extremism and Understanding Online Radicalisation
November 1st – Half Term in Brussels – no seminar
November 8th – Matti Pohjonen, VOX-Pol Research Fellow 2015 – 2016
“Rapefugees Not Welcome Here”: Online Hate Speech, the Refugee Crisis, and Far Right Extremism
November 15th – Elizabeth Pearson, King’s College London
Wilayat Twitter, Gender and the Downside of Suspension
November 22nd – Maura Conway, Dublin City University
Disrupting ‘Islamic State’s’ Online Activity
Date(s) of sessions you wish to attend
Full logistical details will be provided to those registered.