ICSR Conference and Report Launch
At this major conference, experts, analysts and policymakers from across Europe will discuss the evolving threat from a new breed of far right extremists, the so-called "Counter-Jihad" movement
The event will also launch ICSR's latest policy report, "A Neo-Nationalist Network: The English Defence League and Europe's Counter-Jihad Movement", written by Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens and Hans Brun., "A Neo-Nationalist Network: The English Defence League and Europe's Counter-Jihad Movement", written by Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens and Hans Brun.
A keynote speech will be delivered by James Brokenshire MP, Home Office Minister for Crime and Security
Other speakers include: Ian Bradshaw, Tackling Extremism & Hate Crime Division, DCLG, Matthew Collins, Hope not Hate, Professor Roger Griffin, Oxford Brookes University, Jonathan Birdwell, Demos, Maria Margaronis, The Nation. Magnus Ranstorp, Swedish National Defence College, Vidhya Ramalingam, Institute for Strategic Dialogue
The sessions will be moderated by Professor Peter Neumann and Dr. John Bew of ICSR.
This conference is hosted by ICSR in partnership with the Community Security Trust (CST), the Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies (CATS) and the Swedish National Defence College.