Upcoming Webinar: Problems with “Countering Extremism”

I am excited about an upcoming free webinar that I organized in May and am chairing, sponsored by the U.K.-based Network for the Ethics of Researching the Far Right (EthEx): “Problems with ‘Countering Extremism,’” on Wednesday September 21, 11:00am Pacific Time.

Description and free registration are available here:

Problems with “Countering Extremism” Tickets, Wed, Sep 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

Speakers are:

Liz Fekete (she/her) is Director of the Institute of Race Relations and head of its European Research Programme. She is the author  of A suitable enemy: racism, migration and Islamophobia in Europe (Pluto press, 2009) and Europe’s Fault Lines: racism and the rise of the Right (Verso, 2018) which won the Bread and Roses award for Radical Publishing 2019.

Dr Tarek Younis (he/him) is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Middlesex University. He researches and writes on Islamophobia, racism in mental health, the securitisation of clinical settings and the politics of psychology. He teaches on the impact of culture, religion, globalization and security policies on mental health.

Megan Kelly (she/her) is a doctoral student at the University of Basel and a research fellow at the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS). Her research interests include identity formation and (de)radicalization processes in online supremacist and other far-right movements and responses to these movements.

Dr Aaron Winter (he/him) is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology on Race and Anti-Racism at Lancaster University. Some of his recent publications include, co-authored with Aurelien Mondon, Reactionary Democracy: How Racism and the Populist Far Right Became Mainstream (2020) and the co-edited volume Researching the Far-Right Method, Theory and Practice (2021).

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