September-21-2017

TODAY STREAMING LIVE !!!
Use Perscope to watch and/or send questions via twitter!!
Expert Panel on “Developing a national strategy to countering radicalization to violence”

Input from Canadians and partners informs all areas of work for the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence (Canada Centre). As we begin our engagement efforts to help inform priorities for a national strategy to counter radicalization to violence, we would like to thank you for your ongoing collaboration.
On September 21, the Canada Centre will be participating in an expert panel on “Developing a national strategy to countering radicalization to violence” hosted by Ryerson University. We would be very pleased if can join us live on Periscope.
Here are the details:
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM EDT
Details: Join us live on Periscope (note: to ask questions you must login with an account)
Panelists:
Dr. Stefanie von Hlatky, Queen’s University
Detective Feras (Ish) Ismail, Peel Regional Police
Dr. Michele Grossman, Deakin University, Australia
Dr. Marian Misdrahi, Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence, Montreal, QC
Dr. Brett Kubicek, Manager, Research & Academic Relations, Public Safety
You can ask questions directly via Periscope during the event or submit your questions in advance via Twitter by sending them to @Safety_Canada and using #Periscope. The video of the panel will be available on Periscope for the remainder of the day.

Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence
Read the June, 2017 News Release about the formation of the Centre, its goals and some quick facts.
Read the September, 2017 News Release about the Centre’s support of a project with Concordia University to combat hate.
Or see the Centre’s home page for more details.
Upcoming TSAS Workshop
TSAS presents Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) – UK
DATE: Monday October 30, 2017
LOCATION: Courtyard by Marriott, Byward Market Ottawa
MORE DETAILS: Confirmed presentation titles and speakers list to be announced shortly.
Partial list of Speakers:
1. Kim Knott (Lancaster): CREST Deputy Director
2. Ben Lee (Lancaster)
3. Paul Gill (UCL)
4. Jasjit Singh (Leeds)
5. Rosie Mutton (Lancaster)
6. Sarah Marsden (Lancaster)
7. Chris McDowell (City University)
8. Simon Copeland (Lancaster)
9. Mat Francis (Lancaster)
10. Hilary Pilkington (Manchester)
Upcoming Talk

‘Measuring ‘success’ in the fight against Terrorism’ – Benoit Gomis
DATE: Wednesday September 27, 5:30-7:30pm
HOSTED BY:
LOCATION: SFU Harbour Centre, 555 W Hastings St., Room HC2200. Vancouver, BC

MORE DETAILS: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/measuring-success-in-the-fight-against-terrorism-tickets-36802563458
New TSAS Working Papers
We have recently published 3 Working Papers which you can link to below.
There are several more working papers to be published in the coming 4-6 weeks. Watch our twitter feed, the website or future newsletters for announcements of New Working Papers.
1) TSAS WP17-03:

The Experience of Canadian Muslim Civil-society Organization and Activists in Influencing and Shaping Counter-terrorism Legislation and Policy
Author: Tufyal Choudhury, Durham University
2) TSAS WP17-02:
Broadening our Understanding of Anti-Authority Movements in Canada
Author: Barbara Perry, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
3) TSAS WP17-01:
A Concurrent Evaluation of Threat Assessment Tools for the Individual Assessment of Terrorism
Author: Stephen Hart, Simon Fraser Institute