Approaching Radicalization - An Introduction to a Contested Category

  • Date: –12:00
  • Location: Blåsenhus Bertil Hammer salen
  • Lecturer: Per-Erik Nilsson, Associate Professor Sociology of Religion and Director CEMFOR
  • Organiser: Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre (CRS), CEMFOR and Department of Theology
  • Contact person: Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon
  • Föreläsning

RADICALISATION
– A lecture and seminar series in collaboration with CEMFOR

Per-Erik Nilsson, Associate Professor Sociology of Religion and Director CEMFOR

In his research Per-Erik Nilsson explores intersections between secularism, religion, and politics with a special focus on nationalism, alterity, and violence. He mainly employs discourse analytical and ethnographic methodologies. He has recently published Open Source Jihad: problematizing the Academic Discourse on Islamic Terrorism in Contemporary Europe (2018)

Other lectures in the Radicalisation-serie

13 March: Jihadiship: From Radicalization Processes to Deradicalization

25 April: Travelling Revolutionaries and Foreign Fighters: Between Myth and Reality?

 9 May: How political violence became terrorism (and what that means for thinking about terrorism and radicalization today)

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