VOX-Pol Post-Conference Workshop 5 – Focus Group on Future Research

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Date/Time

22/08/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

University of Amsterdam

Categories


Eventbrite - VIOLENT EXTREMISM, TERRORISM, AND THE INTERNET: PRESENT AND FUTURE TRENDS

Title

Focus Group on Future Research

Convener

Dr. Dounia Mahlouly (ICSR)

NB: Important Notes

Workshop attendance is free but general conference registration is required.

This workshop will run concurrently with other afternoon sessions.

Workshop Descriptor

This focus group will be an opportunity for scholars and practitioners engaged in the debate on violent online political extremism to highlight the challenges facing the field and identify gaps for future research. Participants will be invited to comment on the preliminary findings of a set of qualitative interviews conducted with social and computer scientists, policymakers, civil society actors and tech companies’ representatives. The discussion will cover a range of topics including research ethics, shifting conceptual definitions and potential collaboration between academia, policy and practice.

Format

Group discussion.