Building peace in the minds of men and women

Internet and the Radicalization of Youth: Preventing, Acting and Living Together

Mon, 31 Oct - 11:00 to 12:30

Session 1 - Workshop 1.1: Internet and violent radicalisms: Situation’s overview

Dr. Aurélie Campana

Professeure titulaire au Département de science politique de l’Université Laval et titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les conflits et le terrorisme (Canada/France)

Aurélie Campana is Professor of Political Science at Université Laval, Quebec City. She holds the Canada Research Chair on Conflicts and Terrorism since 2007. She is also associate director of the the Canadian Research Network on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS); a member of Institut Québécois des Hautes Études Internationales (Université Laval), as well as member of the Centre International de Criminologie Comparée (U. of Montreal). Her research has focused for years on terrorism in internal conflicts, the diffusion of violence across movements and borders, radicalization and discourses on terrorism and counterterrorism. She is also working, in collaboration with Samuel Tanner and Stéphane Leman-Langlois, on far-right extremism in Canada. Her research appeared in numerous journals, including Civil Wars, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Terrorism and Political Violence and Critical Studies on Terrorism.