Focus Group on Future Research
Dr. Dounia Mahlouly (ICSR)
NB: Important Notes
Workshop attendance is free but general conference registration is required.
This workshop will run concurrently with other afternoon sessions.
This focus group will be an opportunity for scholars and practitioners engaged in the debate on violent online political extremism to highlight the challenges facing the field and identify gaps for future research. Participants will be invited to comment on the preliminary findings of a set of qualitative interviews conducted with social and computer scientists, policymakers, civil society actors and tech companies’ representatives. The discussion will cover a range of topics including research ethics, shifting conceptual definitions and potential collaboration between academia, policy and practice.