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Migration Working Group

Governing Religion and Addressing Violent Radicalisation: Empirical and Theoretical Insights

Convenors: Anna Triandafyllidou | European University Institute and Andrew Geddes | European University Institute

28 May 2019

14:00 - 17:00 | Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia, Via Giovanni Boccaccio 121 - Florence




14:00 - 15:30 

Chair: Ester Gallo | University of Trento

Building the national self through a religious other
Anna Triandafyllidou | European University Institute


Governance of religious diversity and secularism: observations from India
Gurpreet Mahajan | Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

15.30 - 15.45 

Coffee Break

15.45 - 17.00 

Polarisation, violent extremism and resilience in Europe today: an analyticalframework
Richard McNeil-Willson | European University Institute


Ambivalent homecomings: Australian perspectives on reintegrating children andwomen returning from radicalised foreign conflict zones
Michele Grossman | Deakin University, Melbourne

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Andrew Geddes

Anna Triandafyllidou


Villa Schifanoia


Last Tuesday of each month, from 14:00 till 16:00 hours. Coffee/tea break offered at 16:00


Valentina Bettin
Email  [email protected]
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 807 


Former directors:

Rainer Bauböck (2008-2012)
Jean-Pierre Cassarino (2006-2008) 
Virginie Guiraudon (2005-2006)
Philippe Fargues (2004-2005)
Franck Düvell (2002-2004) 

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