Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Imagined Communities in its Proto-State
March 1, 2023
By Aaron Y. Zelin and Sarah Cahn In recent years, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has been attempting to develop its own polity. This process has not been linear and there has been a maturation process over time. Beyond governance though, an important part of nation-building is creating a similar narrative of people’s own history and ...
VOX-Pol Workshop On Online Jihadism: Beyond The English-Language Literature
October 18, 2017
A VOX-Pol workshop, organised in collaboration with ICSR, entitled ‘Online Jihadism: Beyond the English-Language Literature’ was hosted at King’s College London on 16 – 17 October. Contributors included counter-radicalisation experts, anthropologists, political scientists, and Islamic Studies scholars. Over 90 attendees registered for the two-day event. Simultaneous translation was provided in Arabic and French throughout. Social scientists have approached online ...