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State Crime Seminar: ‘The State, Islamophobia and the Problems of Researching Terrorism and Extremism’ by Professor David Miller

24 November 2016

Time: 12:30 - 1:30pm
Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS United Kingdom

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) is delighted to announce the third seminar of its 2016-17 State Crime Seminar Series, to be delivered by Professor David Miller, University of Bath. David is a founding member of Spinwatch (Public Interest Investigations)  and his primary research interests revolve around the role of communication in the constitution and reproduction of power relations. He is widely known for his writings on propaganda, spin and lobbying and is a regular commentator on media issues.

In this seminar, David will examine some of the problems of researching terrorism and extremism with a particular focus on the role of the state in sabotaging research by critical researchers and compromising research by orthodox scholars. David will also examine the mechanisms in which the state is involved in creating and deepening Islamophobia and how this interacts with the politics of research.

A light lunch will be served.


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