CEP Webinar: The Threat Posed by Right-Wing Terrorism in Europe and the U.S. | Kapcer Rekawek, PhD

Friday, Jan 22, 2021

Between July and November 2020, CEP Germany, commissioned by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, analyzed the violent right-wing extremist and terrorist milieus in a range of European countries and the United States, focusing on their developing transnational connections and violent actions. The full report can be accessed here: https://bit.ly/333nGuL

During this webinar, CEP Germany presented the findings of its report and discussed the current threat landscape and potential responses with Jacob Aasland Ravndal, research fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo. C-REX documents and analyzes right-wing extremist and terrorist movements in Europe and the violence emanating from them.

The event was held via Zoom on Friday, January 22, 2021.

The agenda was as follows:

Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director, CEP
Opening remarks and moderation

Simon Herchen, Foreign Office, Federal Republic of Germany
Opening remarks

Kapcer Rekawek, PhD, affiliated researcher at CEP, associated fellow at GLOBSEC
Findings of the CEP report “Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism – Transnational Connectivity, Definitions, Incidents, Structures and Countermeasures”

Jacob Aasland Ravndal, research fellow, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo
Discussant

Remote video URL

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