Building peace in the minds of men and women

Youth and the Internet: Fighting Radicalization and Extremism

Tue, 16 Jun - 15:00 to 15:30

The governmental approach

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Lohlker

University of Vienna (Austria)

Rüdiger Lohlker is a professor of Islamic Studies at the Oriental Institute, University of Vienna, Austria, (2003-). He is also the head of Training Course for Imams at University of Vienna (2010-).  His research focuses on history of Islamic Ideas, Islam and the Arab World Online, modern Islamic movements and Jihadism, especially online.

His recent publications include:

Rüdiger Lohlker (ed.): Jihadism: Online Discourses and Representations, Göttingen: Vienna University Press 2013

Rüdiger Lohlker/Tamara Abu-Hamdeh (eds.): Jihadism: Jihadi Thought and Ideology, Berlin: Logos 2014

Rüdiger Lohlker: Jihād in Ottoman Damascus, in Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 105 (2015), pp.221-237

Rüdiger Lohlker: Syrian Electronic Army: propaganda warfare and cyber espionage, in Journal for Intelligence, Propaganda and Security Studies 2015 (i. pr.)