Tag: radicalization

The Way We Were?

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019

The radicalism of the 1960s transformed anthropology. But ours was not the racist, exoticizing, colonial project it was imagined to be. The 1960s—Vietnam and resistance to the war;…

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Fragile Security or Fatale Liaisons? Reflections on 2 March 2018 Attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, by Sten Hagberg

Mats Utas , March 23rd, 2018

On Friday 2 March 2018 around 10 o’clock, two coordinated of terrorist attacks took place in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. The first attack involved gunmen seeking…

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Prevention and militarization in Africa’s security governance by Linnéa Gelot

Mats Utas , July 27th, 2016

  The 27th African Union Summit, underway in Kigali, Rwanda, is widely expected to adopt one of Dr Donald Kaberuka’s recommendations on how to increase member state contributions…

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Scott Atran on Youth, Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace

gregdowney , April 25th, 2015

On 23 April, 2015, Prof. Scott Atran addressed the UN Security Council, to our knowledge the first time an anthropologist has ever been asked to speak to this…