The event starts at 7am PDT, 10am EDT, 3pm BST, 4pm CEST.
Dr Ryan Scrivens, Michigan State University: Global Reach, Local Presence: Future Trends in the Transnational Extreme Right-Wing Movement Online
Julia Ebner, Institute For Strategic Dialogue: LARPS, Trojan Horses and DIY Terrorism
Dr Benjamin Lee, University of St Andrews: Think Global, Act Local
Ryan Scrivens is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. He is also an Associate Director at the International CyberCrime Research Centre at Simon Fraser University, a Research Fellow at the VOX-Pol Network of Excellence, and an Associate Fellow at the Global Network on Extremism and Technology.
Julia Ebner is the author of the bestselling books Going Dark: The Secret Social Lives of Extremists and The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism. Her books won the Bruno-Kreisky-Preis for the Political Book of the Year 2018 and the Award for the Science Book of the Year 2020 (Wissenschaftsbuch des Jahres 2020). She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, where she leads projects on online radicalisation, disinformation and hate speech. Julia has acted as a consultant for the UN, NATO and the World Bank and is currently doing a DPhil at Oxford University. Her journalism has appeared in The Guardian, Independent, Prospect and Newsweek.
Benjamin Lee is a Senior Research Associate at the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence where his research work is funded by the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats. His research interests centre on the extreme-right, and in particular organisational change, terrorism, and subcultural approaches to extremism. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and regularly briefs practitioners and policy-makers. Benjamin co-edits the open access journal Extremism.
In association with CREST Research.
The panel discussion will be chaired by Dr Olivia Brown of the University of Bath.
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