My new Cartoon “The Expert”, with first installments

After many years, I have finally come up with a new Cartoon character, the "[Terrorism] Expert" (see picture on the right), loosely based on my own personality (as I see it) and several of those I have encountered since the 1990s in the academic world - particularly scholars from the social sciences and humanities. For the time being, every cartoon attempts to deliver one or more jokes or humor...
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Speaker at D66 seminars Combatting Terrorism and Jihadism and Terrorism

D66 Political debate seminar I: "Combatting Terrorism and Radicalisation: Is Safety makeable, and Security feasible?" March 27, 2015, 20:00 Delft, the Netherlands This evening is organised as by the Dutch political party Democrats '66 (D66; similar to UK's LibDems) in the university city of Delft in the Netherlands, together with D66's theme working groups on Social Liberalism, Democracy and Rul...
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Introductory speaker AEGEE Symposium “ISIS and Europe” at Leiden University

  The European student organisation AEGEE (Association des États Généraux des Étudiants de l’Europe) in Leiden, the Netherlands, organises a Symposium on "ISIS and Europe: Danger at the Border?" at the Law Faculty of Leiden University, on 29 January 2015. It will commence at 19:45 at the Kamerlingh Onnes Building in the Lorentz Hall. There will be some other speakers, including members of the (S...
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Keynote speech “Patriotism in education and teaching” in Kielce, Poland

An Editorial of mine based on my keynote speech at the conference has come out in the journal of Forum of EthnoGeoPolitics of which I am the executive editor. See: ‘Patriotism and Brutality vis-à-vis Nationalism, Ethnicity and other Identity Formations’ (Editorial) Forum of EthnoGeoPolitics Vol.2 No.2, Autumn 2014, pp.5-19. I held the Keynote Speech at a Conference on 10-11th October 2014 by...
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