July 9, 2019
Owl in the Olive Tree post on "Culture as Counter Extremism: West African, European, and Southeast Asian Cases"
Minerva-funded researcher Mark Woodward and Muhammad Sani Umar's Owl in the Olive Tree blog post on "Culture as Counter Extremism: West African, European, and Southeast Asian Cases".While only a small percentage of Muslims are Salafis, most Muslim violent extremist movements (VEM) are rooted in Salafi teachings. Salafism is a revivalist Islamic
June 14, 2019
Book Launch: "The Three Pillars of Radicalization: Needs, Narratives, and Networks"
Kruglanski, A., Belanger, J., & Gunaratna, R. 2019, June 5. Book Launch: "The Three Pillars of Radicalization: Needs, Narratives, and Networks". START Headquarters, College Park.
May 3, 2019
2019 Minerva FOA posted
The 2019 Minerva Funding Opportunity Announcement is posted! White Papers are due June 20; Full Proposals are due September 26. See Research Priorities for more details.
March 2, 2017
Minerva Researcher Generates New Database of Jihadist Activities with Indicators for Identifying and Tracking Radicalization
Jytte Klausen, a Minerva-funded researcher at Brandeis University, has compiled a unique comprehensive database of networks and activities of Western Jihadists through an innovative integration of new interview techniques, media analytics, and network modeling, enabling identification of previously unknown relationships among radicalization
Feb. 24, 2017
Scott Atran analyses the limits of rational choice in political and cultural conflict
Scott Atran. 2017. Scott Atran analyses the limits of rational choice in political and cultural conflict.
Feb. 17, 2017
Minerva researchers develop Rebel Contraband Dataset
Minerva researchers Justin Conrad, Beth Elise Whitaker, and James Igoe Walsh (University of North Carolina - Charlotte) have developed the first-ever Rebel Contraband Dataset as part of their Minerva-funded research. The dataset provides new and regularly updated annual data on rebel activities and control of natural resources and other illicit
Jan. 31, 2017
On the Edge: What Future for the African Sahel?
February 23-25 2017 —
The 2017 Annual Carter Conference in African Studies
Center for African Studies at the University of Florida
February 23-25, 2017
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