The Future of Terrorism and Terrorism Research

14th Annual International Conference

We invite proposals for paper presentations, panel proposals and/or posters on this year's theme of The Future of Terrorism and Terrorism Research. In addition to showcasing new research on terrorism, the goal of the conference will be to consider what the future of terrorism and, indeed, terrorism research might look like by 2030.

The conference seeks to stimulate discussion around fundamental questions, including:

  • How do we build meaningful and sustainable relationships between the research, policy and practice communities?
  • How do we maximise impact from the research that is undertaken?
  • How do we enhance innovation in terrorism research and harness expertise in other disciplines as well as researchers that may not have considered themselves to have a role in terrorism studies?
  • How do we achieve this while continuing to address contemporary terrorism-related issues?

The call for papers is now closed - Notification of acceptance e mails will be sent out on May 16th 2022.

Thank you to everyone who submitted proposals.

Registration is now open at:

Conference rates as follows:

Early bird rate (No longer available)

Standard rate £195*

MA/PhD students £95

*includes refreshments (e.g. tea/coffee and lunches) and STR membership for 2023.

Student rate includes refreshments only.

All registration queries should be directed to the organising committee:

Paper, Panel and Poster Proposals: Monday May 9th 2022

Notification of Acceptance: Monday May 16th 2022

Early Bird Registration Closes: Tuesday July 12th 2022

Registration Deadline: Friday August 12th 2022

Student Paper Contest Full Submission Deadline: Thursday September 1st 2022

All queries should be e mailed to the organising committee:

The organising committee wishes to promote the work of graduate students (MA/MSc/PhD) in the area of terrorism research. All paper presentations submitted by graduate students will therefore be eligible for the award of Best Student Paper. The winner will have the written paper published in the peer- reviewed journal Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression. A committee comprising of the STR Governing Board members, editors of the journal, and selected specialists will make the award decision.

The author(s) must initially submit an abstract by the general submission date of May 9th 2022. At the time of abstract submission, they must indicate that they wish their paper to be considered for the Student Paper Contest. It is only after their abstract is accepted that competition entrants should send a full paper to the conference organisers. All those papers eligible for consideration must be submitted by September 1st 2022 to

The paper must comply with the author guidelines for the journal. For details visit


To be eligible for the student paper contest the primary author’s presentation of the paper at the Conference is required. The primary author should be a current graduate student studying through a third level institution.

Alternatively, they must have successfully completed their graduate studies since January 1st 2022.

For details of how to get to Coventry University by public

transport (rail, bus and air), by car and parking information including

downloadable a campus map please visit

There are a number of accommodation options in Coventry which are close to the conference venue. Please note, this list of nearby services is for information only and we do not endorse or recommend any specific hotels, and we do not have a conference rate with any of the suppliers.

Belgrade Plaza Apartments (Click here to visit the Belgrade Plaza website)

These one and two bedroom units are newly refurbished apartments based in the heart of the city centre near the Belgrade Theatre. They are fully equipped with amenities such as washing machines, ovens and smart TVs and with a weekly service it makes them perfect for a city stay.

Phone: +44 (0)7392 096229


Ramada (Click here to visit the Ramada website)

Ramada Hotel & Suites

by Wyndham Coventry,

The Butts, Coventry CV1 3GG

Phone: +44 (0)2476238110


Telegraph Hotel (Click here to visit the Telegraph website)

157 Corporation Street,

Coventry, CV1 1GU

Phone: +44 (0)2475262885


Ibis Coventry Centre (Click here to visit the IBIS Coventry Website)

Mile Ln,

Coventry CV1 2LN

Conference Information

Coventry University, England
08 Sep - 09 Sep, 2022

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