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EVENT: Conference on Radicalisation and De-radicalisation: Post-ISIS

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Three years ago, ISIS claimed a cross-border caliphate stretching over vast swathes of north-western Iraq and eastern Syria. Fascinated by its rise, Muslim youths from all corners rapidly joined its cause. After three years of shocking violence, ISIS has faced major setbacks and has been in retreat in those areas it formerly controlled. Many of its fighters have been returning. This conference brings together experts to shed light on the lessons on radicalisation and de-radicalisation in the context of the rise and apparent decline of ISIS and to offer insights into future trends. What would radicalisation and de-radicalisation look like in the future? What are the responses required? These are the questions at the heart of this one-day conference being organised by The Centre for Muslim States and Societies, The University of Western Australia. The conference will be useful for policy makers, law enforcement groups, academia, students and all those interested in countering radicalisation.

DATE: Friday, 4 May 2018

TIME: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

PLACE: Seminar Room 1, The Uni Club of Western Australia, M800, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley

TICKETS: Students: $50 | Others: $100

Pay at the gate in cash but prior reservation required via cmss-ss@uwa.edu.au. (Costs include morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Professor Amin Saikal, Australian National University | The defeat of the ‘Islamic State’ and its impact on US foreign policy in the Middle East

Profess James Piscatori, Australian National University | The Umma post-ISIS

Professor Samina Yasmeen, The University of Western Australia | JUD, ISIS and Pakistan: future trajectories of radicalisation

Dr Richard Vokes, Associate Professor, University of Western Australia | The shifting contexts of jihadism in Sub-Saharan Africa: a comparison of al-Shabaab and the Allied Democratic Forces

Dr Ian Chalmers, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, The University of Western Australia | How have the jihadists coped with Indonesia's de-radicalisation campaign?

Dr Leila Ben Mcharek, Research Fellow, CMSS, The University of Western Australia | Libya: a case of survival of Daesh

Dr Shehzad Saleem, Research Fellow and Vice President, Al-Mawrid Institute | Understanding ISIS’s ideology and its continued influence

Nava Ghalili, Journalist | Youth empowerment as a means to prevent youth radicalization?

Ridwan, PhD Candidate, The University of Western Australia | Transnational Islam and Threat of Radicalisation in Indonesia

Farooq Yousaf, PhD Candidate, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
Location Seminar Room 1, University Club of Western Australia
Contact The Centre for Muslim States and Societies <cmss-ss@uwa.edu.au> : 0417800303
Start Fri, 04 May 2018 09:00
End Fri, 04 May 2018 17:00
Submitted by The Centre <cmss-sscs@uwa.edu.au>
Last Updated Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:29
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