Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

War against Terror, Islam and Democracy

26 November 2008 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Seminar

Room 11.14, Social Sciences Building

Part of the Security, Development and Democracy Seminar Series

This seminar focuses on the implications of the so-called war on terror for democratic politics: Katarina Dalacoura is a lecturer in international relations at LSE, with special interests in questions of human rights in the Middle East; Duncan McCargo has recently conducted research on violence in Thailand; Rachel Briggs is Director of Hostage UK, which aims to provide support and practical help to families of hostages; she is also a visiting fellow of University College London where she conducts research on radicalisation, and was formerly Head of International Strategy and Head of the Identity Programme of Demos (2003-8).

Speaker: Dr. Katarina Dalacoura, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Rachel Briggs. Director, Hostage UK
Speaker: Prof. Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds
Discussant: Steven Wheatley, University of Leeds

All are welcome to attend.

Listen again to the talk (MP3, 39MB - 1 hour 52 minutes)

Location Details

Room 11.14 is located on Level 11 of the Social Sciences Building.

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