Start Date: 08/12/2020 12:00 pm
End Date: 08/12/2020 1:00 pm
The CPN-PREV and UNESCO-PREV Chair invite you to the launch of CPN-PREV’s interactive map and mapping report. The interactive map illustrates the key players in matters of Radicalization and Extremism prevention programs countrywide
This paper examines aspects of violent, traumatic terrorist video propaganda produced by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) within the theoretical confines of abjection and the use of utopian/dystopian themes.
The fight against extremist discourse on the Internet and on social media is paramount in countering terrorism and radical recruitment. However, radical, terrorist discourse is a very complex linguistic and sociolinguistic phenomenon. In this article, the authors tried to characterise pieces of discourse using an interdisciplinary approach.
In order to raise awareness in the Université de Sherbrooke community about the many benefits of internationalization and to encourage the development of initiatives, the Université de Sherbrooke is launching “UdeS Monde”, a centre for exchanges and knowledge sharing.
The Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie du Québec (MRIF) recently published a report entitled “Le Québec et l’UNESCO — Une vision, une communauté, des priorités pour 2020-2021.“ The report highlights the contribution of the Quebec-UNESCO community.
Start Date: 02/11/2020 12:00 pm
End Date: 02/11/2020 1:00 pm
Marie-Ève Carignan, Director of the Media Division for the UNESCO-PREV Chair, will participate in this webinar on misinformation in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic. This event, will take place online on the Zoom platform on Monday, November 2, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Start Date: 04/11/2020 9:00 am
End Date: 04/11/2020 10:30 am
Vivek Venkatesh, co-holder of the UNESCO-PREV Chair and director of the Someone Project, will participate in a live webinar on radicalism, extremism and Islamophobia organized by the Institute of Media Studies of KU Leuven. This interdisciplinary panel will take place on November 4, 2020 from 9:00 p.m to 10:15 p.m (Québec Time). .
As part of the Canadian federal government’s Anti-Racism Action Program, Canadian Heritage has awarded funding to Concordia University and it’s Landscape of Hope unique evidence-based intervention. The project is also a youth-led art initiative.
A new report titled “Counter‐narratives for the prevention of violent radicalisation: A systematic review of targeted interventions” was recently released in Campbell Systematic Reviews. The objective of this review was to provide a synthesis of the effectiveness of counter‐narratives in reducing the risk of violent radicalisation. The review contributes to existing literature on violent radicalisation‐prevention, highlighting the care and complexity needed to design and evaluate narrative‐based interventions which directly counter existing, dominant narratives.
A new systematic review relating to mental health problems and violent extremism was recently released in the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology.
This systematic review assesses the impact of mental health problems upon attitudes, intentions and behaviours in the context of radicalisation and terrorism.