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[liberationtech] VOX-Pol Lunch Briefing Series, Brussels, Oct. & Nov.

Maura Conway maura.conway at
Mon Oct 10 00:49:35 PDT 2016

Hi All,

Some list members may be interested in the below:

VOX-Pol invites you to a series of Lunchtime Briefing Seminars, this autumn
in Brussels, each exploring a different aspect of violent online political

The series is jointly organised by the EU-funded VOX-Pol Network of
Excellence <> and the Representation of the European
Commission in Belgium <>. The briefings are
aimed at an audience of policy makers, security practitioners, academics,
and graduate students.


October 11th – Luigi Soreca, European Commission

‘The Role of the EU in Tackling Violent Online Radicalisation Leading to

October 18th – Suzette Abbasciano, University of Massachusetts – Lowell

‘Societal Reactions to the Nice Attack: Online Conversations vs.
On-the-Ground Events’

October 25th – Paul Gill, University College London

‘Lone Actors, Extremism and Understanding Online Radicalisation’

*November 1st – Half Term in Brussels – no seminar*

November 8th – Matti Pohjonen, VOX-Pol Research Fellow 2015 – 2016

‘“Rapefugees Not Welcome Here”: Online Hate Speech, the Refugee Crisis, and
Far Right Extremism’

November 15th – Elizabeth Pearson, King’s College London

‘*Wilayat* Twitter, Gender and the Downside of Suspension’

November 22nd – Maura Conway, Dublin City University

‘Disrupting ‘Islamic State’s’ Online Activity’


The Lunch Briefing Series will take place close to Schuman, Brussels on
Tuesdays from 1215 to 1400.

This will include the presentation, a Q&A session, and a networking lunch.

The working language will be English; there will be no interpretation

Register by sending an email from your organisational email account to
lunchbriefingseries at, to include the following details:

-       First name

-       Last Name

-       Organisation

-       Date(s) of sessions you wish to attend

Full logistical details will be provided to those registered.

Please see our Upcoming Events <> page for more
information or email lunchbriefingseries at


*Prof. Maura Conway*
School of Law and Government
Dublin City University
Dublin 9

Tel. +353 1 700 6472
E-Mail. maura.conway at
Skype. galwaygrrl

Twitter: @galwaygrrl



VOX-Pol Project on Violent Online Political Extremism


Twitter: @VOX_Pol


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