Radicalisation processes leading to acts of terrorism
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The Expert Group on Violent Radicalisation was set up by a European Commission Decision of 19 April 2006 to provide policy-advice to the European Commission on fighting violent radicalisation. The members of the Group and its Chairman were subsequently appointed by the Director General for DG Justice, Freedom and Security in accordance with article 3 of the same Decision. This Report has been drawn up in response to one of the tasks assigned to the Group and outlined in the Decision, namely that of preparing a concise report on the current state of academic research on violent radicalisation.
A concise report prepared by the European Comission`s Expert Group on Violent Radicalisation, submitted to the European Commission on 15 May 2008. The members of the Group are, in alphabetical order: Dr. Rogelio ALONSO (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos - Spain), Prof. Tore BJØRGO (Norwegian Police University College and Norwegian Institute of International Affairs), Prof. Donatella DELLA PORTA (European University Institute - Italy), Prof. Rik COOLSAET (Ghent University - Belgium), Prof. Farhad KHOSROKHAVAR (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales - France), Prof. Rüdiger LOHLKER ( Department for Near Eastern Studies, University of Vienna - Austria), Dr. Magnus RANSTORP (Centre for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College - Sweden), Prof. Fernando REINARES (Chairman)(Real Instituto Elcano and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos - Spain), Prof. Alex P. SCHMID (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews - UK), Prof. Andrew SILKE (University of East London - UK), Michael TAARNBY (Danish Institute for International Studies - Denmark), Gijs DE VRIES(Netherlands Institute of International Relations 'Clingendael' - Netherlands)