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Jihad Trending: Online Extremism and How to Counter it

An evening of discussion and debate on the key findings of our recent report on online extremism

28th May 2014, 18:00 – 19:30

Quilliam requests the pleasure of your company on the 28th of May for a discussion and debate on the key findings of our recent report on online extremism. The topics being discussed will include: debunking theories about lone wolf terrorists, an analysis of how extremist groups use online platforms, censorship in the UK and an analysis of what role the Internet actually plays in the process of radicalisation.

The discussion will end with a conversation on how the public, private and third sector can counter current extremist trends online. Refreshments will be provided to continue the discussion after the event.

Speakers include:

Dr. Erin Marie Saltman – Senior researcher at Quilliam and co-author of the report Jihad Trending: A Comprehensive Analysis of Online Extremism and How to Counter it

Verity Harding – Policy manager for Google/YouTube in the UK and former Special Adviser to Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg

To RSVP, please email Erin Saltman at ([email protected]) or phone (020 7182 7280). We look forward to welcoming you to the event. The location of the event is in Central London. Further details will be provided with confirmation of attendance. RSVP is mandatory as spaces are limited.