New insights on counterterrorism issues: Canadian foreign fighters; online recruitment; and the futures of terrorism
Held in Ottawa, this one day workshop of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) presented updated findings from TSAS’s three collaborative research projects funded under the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSS …
The Summer Academy is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of radicalization, terrorism, and security and how all of these intersect with the rapidly changing nature of Canadian society. Topics covered in 2015 ranged from the history of terrorism, to the study of radicalization to violence, legal aspects, civil liberties, and more.
In 2012 TSAS issued our first Call for Proposals for new research projects. The applications we received were reviewed by a committee that included academic researchers and government officials across several departments. TSAS funded 10 of the applications and researchers commenced work on their projects a year ago (in April 2013). Given the broad vision of TSAS (Terrorism, Security, and Society) and the range of our partnerships in the Canadian government,
In this TSAS workshop, held on December 3rd, 2014, we concentrated on two major research projects that are being established through funding provided by the Canadian Safety and Security Program. The first investigates the processes whereby individuals consider becoming ‘foreign fighters’, while the second focuses on internet forum conversations where individuals circulate extremist world views. The workshop was designed to support these projects.
TSAS brought together researchers, community leaders, government policy makers and practitioners to present on Security Policy and Community Relations. Experts spoke on a broad range of topics including preventing radicalization, deradicalization, and building social cohesion, media analysis, emerging research and new concepts and tools.
In July 2013, TSAS brought together graduate students from 10 universities from across Canada and representatives from 8 different federal government agencies to participate in a highly focused learning experience.
On May 2 -3, 2013 TSAS held a workshop in Ottawa, designed to inspire policy-makers and researchers alike with thought-provoking ideas and new methodological developments
The workshop on “The Social Conditions and Process of Radicalization” was a one day event designed to piggy-back on the Kanishka Project Opening Conference run by Public Safety Canada.
A workshop aiming to foster collaboration between policy professionals and academic researchers interested in terrorism, security, and their relationship with Canadian society.