Jetzt auch auf Deutsch „Wie Extrem ist die Rechte in Europa?”
May 11, 2020
Hier bei VOX-Pol freuen wir uns mitzuteilen, dass der neueste Bericht unserer Serie, „Wie Extrem ist die Rechte in Europa? Untersuchung von Überschneidungen in der deutschen Rechtsaußenszene auf Twitter” von Reem Ahmed und Daniela Pisoiu, jetzt auch auf Deutsch verfügbar ist. Über den Bericht Ziel dieser Arbeit ist es, die Überschneidungen in der Rechtsaußenszene auf ...
New VOX-Pol Report: Extreme Digital Speech: Contexts, Responses and Solutions
January 7, 2020
VOX-Pol is pleased to present the latest report in the VOX-Pol publication series, titled Extreme Digital Speech: Contexts, Responses and Solutions, edited by Bharath Ganesh and Jonathan Bright. About the Report Extreme digital speech (EDS) is an emerging challenge that requires co-ordination between governments, civil society and the private sector. In this report, a range ...
Europol Workshop on Global Right-wing Extremism
December 20, 2019
More than 100 participants from national agencies, EU institutions and agencies, and international organisations gathered at Europol’s headquarters in the Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, 10 December to take part in a closed workshop on the contemporary dimensions of right-wing extremism and terrorism. The speakers were selected and invited by the ECTC Advisory Network on Terrorism ...
New VOX-Pol Open Access Chapter
December 19, 2019
VOX-Pol is pleased to present a new, open-access chapter in the publication The Human Factor of Cybercrime, edited by Rutger Leukfeldt (Hague University of Applied Sciences) and Thomas J. Holt (Michigan State University). Chapter 13 on ‘The Roles of ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Media Tools and Technologies in the Facilitation of Violent Extremism and Terrorism’, written by ...
Conference on New Perspectives on Non-State Political Violence
November 26, 2019
Students in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a conference dedicated to ‘New Perspectives on Non-state Political Violence’ on Friday, 22 and Saturday, 23 November 2019. PhD and early-career researchers, as well as experienced academics, from a range of backgrounds, contributed presentations. VOX-Pol’s Coordinator, Prof. Maura Conway (Dublin ...
VOX-Pol at SRE 2019
November 13, 2019
VOX-Pol attended the 2019 Security Research Event (SRE), which took place in Helsinki on the 6-7 November. The event was co-organised by the European Commission and the Finnish Ministry of the Interior as a side event of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The theme of this year’s SRE was ‘Building Bridges: Towards Increased ...
New VOX-Pol Report: How Extreme is the European Far Right?
November 12, 2019
VOX-Pol is pleased to present a new report in the VOX-Pol publication series, titled How Extreme is the European Far-Right? Investigating Overlaps in the German Far-Right Scene on Twitter by Reem Ahmed and Daniela Pisoiu. The launch – in print and online – takes place at the final Lunch Briefing session on 12 November 2019 ...
Innocent Users Have the Most to Lose in the Rush to Address Extremist Speech Online
October 31, 2019
By Jillian C. York and Eliot Harmon Internet Companies Must Adopt Consistent Rules and Transparent Moderation Practices Big online platforms tend to brag about their ability to filter out violent and extremist content at scale, but those same platforms refuse to provide even basic information about the substance of those removals. How do these platforms ...
What can we learn from the online response to the Halle terrorist attack?
October 24, 2019
Summary Since the Christchurch attack great efforts have been made to coordinate tech sector response to content incidents however more work is required to coordinate behaviour across mainstream media, academia, government, and the broader tech industry Both smaller platforms and larger platforms were prompt in dealing with the proliferation of the video – it was only circulated ...
Live-streaming the 2019 Lunch Briefing Series
October 4, 2019
The 2019 Lunch Briefing Series is a joint venture between VOX-Pol and the European Commission Representation in Belgium, with sessions taking place on Tuesdays in October and November at the Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1040 Brussels. If you are unable to attend in person, we are pleased to live-stream each session on our YouTube page. The next ...