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Andreas Gofas

Jean Monnet Fellow


Andreas GofasPanteion University

The Origins of Transnational Terrorist Waves 

Email: andreas.gofas@eui.eu   
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 764   
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS074

Biographical Note


Andreas Gofas is currently a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, while on leave from Panteion University of Athens where he is Assistant Professor of International Relations. In the past, he has held visiting research positions at Yale University, the University of Sheffield, the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and the LSE.

His research interests include: IR theory; Social Theory and the Philosophy of Social Sciences; the History and Sociology of IR knowledge; Terrorism and Political Violence; Risk Analysis. He is currently co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Terrorism and the SAGE Handbook of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations.

Andreas is also a member of the organizing committee of the Olympia Summer Academy and the coordinator of two of its programmes:

  • Terrorism & Counterterrorism
  • History, Philosophy & Sociology of IR

Research Project


The Origins of Transnational Terrorist Waves

Transnational terrorism remains often discussed but theoretically underdeveloped and historically unscrutinized. This is so because the bulk of traditional research on terrorism has been descriptive analysis dominated by presentism. The project addresses this dual shortcoming in a theoretically and methodologically progressive way and with the overall purpose of contributing to the development of a general theory of the origins of transnational terrorist waves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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