The VOX-Pol Mid-Project conference ‘Taking Stock of Research on Violent Online Political Extremism’ took place at DCU's All Hallows campus on 22-24 June 2016.
The conference, which was officially opened by An Tániste, Frances Fitzgerald, was composed of three pre-conference workshops, two keynotes, two high-level roundtables, and 45 individual papers. The keynotes were delivered by Ms. Dunja Mijatović, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Representative for Freedom of the Media and JM Berger, author of The ISIS Twitter Census (2015).
The conference attracted 160 participants from over 20 countries, including contributors from academia, government, law enforcement, and industry. See the press coverage of the event here.