Current Themes in the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence

6th Annual Postgraduate Conference

We invite submissions for papers from postgraduate students on all

areas of terrorism and political violence research. Submissions

should include a paper title and abstract (max. 500 words), full

name(s) and current institutional affiliation and/or current position by

8 April 2022.

Please submit proposals electronically to

Papers are invited for themes including but not exclusive to:

  • Conceptual Debates in Terrorism Research
  • Psychology of Terrorism
  • Terrorism and Organized Crime
  • Lone Actor Terrorism
  • Terrorist Learning
  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Terrorism and Prisons
  • Counter-Terrorism Legislation
  • Emerging Threats
  • State Responses to Terrorism
  • Terrorism and Warfare
  • Terrorism and Identity
  • Children and Terrorism
  • Gender and Terrorism
  • Dealing with Political Violence
  • The Legacy of Political Violence

If you wish to organise a conference panel, please email the
conference organisers regarding the theme and panelists’ names.
All panelists should submit individual abstracts before the deadline.

You do not need to present a paper to attend the conference and we welcome nonpresenting postgraduates and interested practitioners but you will need to pay the conference fee.

The cost of the conference will be $65 (approx. £50), which will give postgraduates one year’s membership in the Society for Terrorism Research for 2022.

Paper and Panel Proposals: Friday 8 April 2022

Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday 13 April 2022

Conference Payment Deadline: Friday 29 April 2022

All queries and submissions should be emailed to Dr John Lamb at Staffordshire University:

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Conference Information

Staffordshire University, England
06 May, 2022

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