Travelling Revolutionaries and Foreign Fighters: Between Myth and Reality?

  • Date: –12:00
  • Location: Blåsenhus Bertil Hammer salen
  • Lecturer: Nir Arielli, Associate Professor of International History at the University of Leeds.
  • Organiser: Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre (CRS), CEMFOR and Department of Theology
  • Contact person: Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon
  • Föreläsning

– A lecture and seminar series in collaboration with CEMFOR

His most recent book, From Byron to bin Laden: A History of Foreign War Volunteers (Harvard University Press, 2018), makes a historian’s contribution to contemporary debates regarding the 'foreign fighter' phenomenon.

Last lecture in the Radicalisation-serie

 9 May: How political violence became terrorism (and what that means for thinking about terrorism and radicalization today)

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