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
J Is For Jihad: How The Islamic State Indoctrinates Children With Math, Grammar, Tanks, and Guns
Robbie Gramer. 2017. J Is For Jihad: How The Islamic State Indoctrinates Children With Math, Grammar, Tanks, and Guns. Foreign Policy. February 16.
Feb. 3, 2017
Rethinking the War on Terror, with the help of science
Robert Gebelhoff. 2017. Rethinking the War on Terror, with the help of science. Washington Post. February 3.
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