Islamophobia and Radicalisation: Combating Jihadist Terror - Series 2 - Episode 11

Anthony Richards, Tahir Abbas (Performer)

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In the first episode of a new series of the Combating Jihadist Terror podcast, Dr Anthony Richards talks to Tahir Abbas, Professor in Radicalisation Studies at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University, The Hague. Professor Abbas is also the Scientific Coordinator of the EU-funded H2020 Drive, which is an international research project spanning five countries (including participation by the Universities of Liverpool and Cambridge in the UK) to examine how social inclusion impacts on radicalisation. This episode features discussion on the link between Islamophobia and radicalisation, the role of “pull” factors in radicalisation and the increasingly front-line role of counter-terrorism policy.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • terrorism
  • radicalisation
  • Islamophobia
  • pull and push factors
  • counter-terrorism

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