VOX-Pol is pleased to co-sponsor the Terrorism and Social Media International Conference, which is taking place at Swansea University on 25 and 26 June 2019. VOX-Pol Research Fellow J.M. Berger gave a keynote address of the first day of the conference. JM is the author of Extremism (MIT Press, 2018), and a 2018 VOX-Pol report The Alt-Right…
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New VOX-Pol Report: How Extreme is the European Far Right?
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...Read
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Using Twitter as a Data Source: An Overview of Social Media Research Tools (2019)
By Wasim Ahmed This post builds upon the 2015, and 2017 editions of this post, captures key trends and events which are shaping social...Read
Violent Misogyny, Mass Murder and Suicide: It’s Time to Save Incels from Themselves
Incels are a danger to society and to themselves. Technology has made the problem worse, but it can also help fix it. Involuntary celibates,...Read