Workshop

A joint VOX-Pol-Tech Against Terrorism Dublin Start-up Workshop was held on 7 September 2017 at Dublin City University’s DCUAlpha Innovation Hub. Attendees included representatives from the security, financial technology, and academic sectors. The event kicked off with an overview of Tech Against Terrorism and its purpose and activities. The second session focused on what companies…

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VOX-Pol, in conjunction with two other EU FP7-funded projects, INFOCORE and MeCoDem, will hold a joint workshop themed “Social Media, Conflict and Democracy: Utopian Visions, Dystopian Futures and Pragmatic Policies” at the Press Club Brussels on Friday, November 18.  The workshop will be of interest to, for example, journalists, scholars, activists, policy-makers, NGOs and think tanks. Among the central questions to…

A workshop based on the semantic multimedia analysis for researching violent online political extremism content was held under the auspices of VOX-Pol at SRIE2016 (Security Research & Innovation Event), which took place in The Hague, The Netherlands, on June 1 and 2. SRIE is an annual event where industry, governments and knowledge institutions come together…

Title Python for Social Scientists Date and time Wednesday, 22 June at 9:00am Conveners Prof. Padraig Cunningham, Dr. Derek Greene, and Dr. Tania Malik – School of Computer Science, University College Dublin Workshop Descriptor This workshop will provide an introduction to Python and Python Notebooks for Social Scientists. At the end of the workshop participants will have…

Title Human Reasoning Meets Machine Learning: Hands-on Workshop Using Mixed-Media Analytics Tools on Violent Online Extremism Data. Date and time Wednesday, 22 June from 2:00pm to 6:00pm Convener Heather Griffioen-Young – A social psychologist and manager of TNO’s Dark Web programme, Dr. Griffioen-Young has been involved in multiple projects involving radicalisation and violent extremism. Recent focus is…

The discourse of violent online radicalisation has been mainstreamed, being increasingly prevalent in both policy circles and media representations. On 8 – 9 March 2016, VOX-Pol will convene a workshop at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH) on critiquing the discourse of violent online radicalisation. The objective…