Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat
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Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat Peace & Justice

This advanced summer programme focuses on the field of preventing, detecting and responding to violent extremism and gives you insights in the opportunities and challenges of a networked approach.

  • Start date 20-08-18
  • Duration 5 days
  • Level Professionals
  • Apply before 01-08-18
  • Location The Hague
  • Course fee €1.695,-

Course Information

The Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat will take place from 20 to 24 August 2018

Academic content

This advanced summer programme focuses on the field of preventing, detecting and responding to violent extremism and gives you insights in the opportunities and challenges of a networked approach.

The latest dilemmas and trends in the field of preventing violent extremism, various views on radicalisation, de-radicalisation and re-socialisation, geopolitical developments and how they influence public debate, the opportunities and challenges of a networked approach, the various roles and, perspectives of stakeholders active in the field, are all covered in this programme through lectures, workshops, serious games, panel discussions and much more.

Interested in participating in this interesting week? Register here.

Target audience

This advanced summer programme on Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat is meant for international as well as Dutch professionals that already work in the field of preventing violent extremism or are just interested in expanding their knowledge about the subject. For example:

Practitioners in the field of preventing radicalisation and violent extremism;
Policymakers (international, national and regional);
Members of Parliament;
Diplomats;
Journalists;
(Academic) researchers;
Professionals aiming to expand their understanding of the challenges of preventing violent extremism.

Why this Summer School course?

The Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat offers a unique opportunity to learn from well-known and influential academics and practitioners in the field of preventing violent extremism.In the intensive five-day course, practice and science are connected in an interactive way, through interactive panel sessions and lectures, serious games, and company visits. The programme also provides for plenty of opportunities to network with fellow participants and practitioners from all over the world. And last but not least, The Hague is a wonderful place to stay and learn more about preventing, detecting and responding to the violent extremist threat!

Practical Information

Location

The summer programme will be held in The Hague. The programme combines its unique location in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice, with the academic expertise of the Institute for Security and Global Affairs and the ICCT.

Course fee

The registration fee is €1.695. However, following this summer programme, participants have the opportunity to enroll in a complimentary summer programme that focuses on the legal aspects of countering terrorism. This programme is organised by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut and ICCT. Participants can register for one or both of the programmes. Participants who register for both programmes can do so for a discounted price of €2995. Please contact Educationtraining@asser.nl if you wish to register for the combined summer programme discount package.

Lecturers and speakers

Edwin Bakker, Professor Terrorism and Contraterrorism, Leiden University

Isabelle Duijvesteijn, Professor of International Studies and Global History, Leiden University

Paul Gill, Senior Lecturer at University College London's Department of Security and Crime Science

Liesbeth van der Heide, Researcher/Lecturer, Leiden University

Simon Minks, Senior Public Prosecutor n the region covered by the Hague Court of Appeal. Minks is specialised in the prosecution of terrorism cases and high profile international (war) crimes.

Annemieke Brons

Bart Schuurman, Assistant Professor, Leiden University

Donald Holbrook, Lecturer, Lancaster University

Tahir Abbas, Visiting Senior Fellow, The London School of Economics and Political Science

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