Current Themes in the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence

8th 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. 200 words), full

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

12th April 2024.

Please submit proposals electronically to John Morrison ( cc'ing Tina Billington-Hughes (

Papers are invited for themes including but not exclusive to:

  • Conceptual and Defintional Debates
  • Causes, Development and Consequences of Terrorism
  • Ideologies of Terrorism
  • Lone Actor Terrorism
  • Psychology of Terrorism
  • (Pro-) State Terrorism
  • Single-Issue Terrorism
  • Emerging Threats
  • Children and Terrorism
  • Warfare and Terrorism
  • Religion and Terrorism
  • Gender and Terrorism
  • Crime-Terror Nexus
  • Rsponses to Terrorism

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

***Call for papers now closed - thank you to those individuals who submitted proposals. Notifications of acceptance will go out by Friday 19th April***

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.

**Registration is now closed**

The cost of the conference will be $65 (approx. £50/€60), which will give postgraduates one year’s membership in the Society for Terrorism Research for 2024.

If you pay the conference fee and then cannot come to the conference, we will refund the fee minus $35 to cover the cost of subsidised STR membership for 2024. STR will not be able to refund after registration closes.

Paper and Panel Proposals: Friday 12 April 2024

Notification of Acceptance: Friday 19 April 2024

Conference Payment Deadline: Friday 10 May 2024

All queries and submissions should be emailed to John Morrison
( cc'ing Tina Billington-Hughes (

The conference will be held on DCU's Glasnevin Campus -

There are a number of accommodation options in Dublin which are close to the conference venue. There will be a number of rooms available on the DCU campus - please e mail John Morrison for details.

Conference Information

Dublin City University, Glasnevin Campus
31 May, 2024

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