The Transnational Extreme-Right: Contemporary Extreme-Right Transnationalism
The event starts at 7am PDT, 10am EDT, 3pm BST, 4pm CEST.
Noah Tucker, University of St Andrews: From ‘Family Values’ Diplomacy to Pan-Eurasianism and Armed Insurgency: The Evolving Political Utility of Russian Far-Right Internationalism
Marilyn Mayo, Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism: The Internationalization of White Supremacy
Dr Kacper Rekawek, Counter Extremism Project (soon to be C-REX, University of Oslo): Tip of the Spear: Far-Right Violence Abroad
Marilyn Mayo is a Senior Research Fellow at the ADL’s Center on Extremism. She had been with the ADL for over 23 years, having previously served as the Co-Director of ADL’s Center on Extremism and the Associate Director of Investigative Research at ADL. Marilyn is an expert on right-wing extremists in the United States, ranging from white supremacists and academic racists to anti-immigrant groups. She often speaks to the media and law enforcement about the activities of hate groups and movements across the country. She has worked on numerous reports for ADL and writes regularly for the organisation’s blog. Marilyn received her BA from Barnard College in New York and her MA from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She is a native of New York City.
Kacper Rekawek PhD has 15 years of experience in counter terrorism and countering violent extremism from academia (Queen’s University Belfast, Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews), think tanks (Polish Institute of International Affairs, PISM) and the third sector (GLOBSEC, Counter Extremism Project). Since 2014 he has been studying and published on the Western extremist foreign fighters in the war in Ukraine and is now finishing a book on the topic which will be published by Routledge. In the Summer of 2021 he will be joining the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at UiO as a postdoctoral fellow.
In association with CREST Research.
The panel discussion will be chaired by Dr Sarah Marsden of the University of St Andrews.
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