An academic research network on

ONLINE EXTREMISM AND TERRORISM

What is VOX-Pol?

VOX-Pol is a world-leading research network on online extremism and terrorism. It is a global network, with 30 member institutions from 12 different countries across Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia. VOX-Pol researchers have expertise in jihadism, the extreme right and left, nationalist-separatist actors, and emerging forms of extremism.

Highlights

Blog Post
Misogyny, Misandry and (Online Cult) Leader: The Daily Emails of Andrew Tate
Jonathan Collins
By Elizabeth Pearson Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is now a national emergency. A new report by the UK…

July 24, 2024
Publication
Collecte de données dans la recherche sur le terrorisme et l’extrémisme en ligne: orientations futures

Year: 2024
Aurthor: Scrivens, R., Freilich, J. D., Chermak, S. M. and Frank, R
Publication
Data Collection in Online Terrorism and Extremism Research: Future Directions

Year: 2024
Aurthor: Scrivens, R., Freilich, J. D., Chermak, S. M. and Frank, R

Online Library

Our Online Library collects in one place a large volume of publications related to various aspects of violent online political extremism.

Latest Blog Posts

Blog
Misogyny, Misandry and (Online Cult) Leader: The Daily Emails of Andrew Tate
July 24, 2024
By Elizabeth Pearson Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is now a national emergency. A new report by the UK National Police Chiefs’ Council this week noted VAWG-related crimes increased by 37% between 2018 and 2023, with male perpetrators ever younger. Much is technology-related, and police chiefs noted young men are being ‘radicalised’ into misogyny ...
Blog
Grievance, Pseudohistory, and AI: A Powerful Recipe for The Generation of Extremist Narratives?
July 17, 2024
By Daniel E. Levenson Successful ideologues and leaders in extremist movements have long been aware of the power that misleading, but powerfully Manichean, pseudo-historical narratives can have on audiences. The foundation of this propagandistic material is often rooted in self-serving mythologies which justify the scapegoating of others and validation of the deeply felt grievances that ...

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