What future for Salafi -Jihadism in Morocco?

When: March 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Online on Zoom

While the current wave of violent extremism in Morocco has been witnessing a relative decline, due to security measures coupled with ideological transformations of Salafi-Jihadi figures to renounce the use of violence, a number of future challenges are yet to Read More …

MEDirections Roundtable | Salafism: Challenged by Radicalization?

When: December 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: online on ZOOM

  An online roundtable organised by the Middle East Directions Programmein collaboration with the PREVEX (Preventing Violent Extremism in the Balkans and the MENA) and theRADEX (Contextualizing Radicalization: the politics of violent extremism) projects. In academic and political discourses on radicalization Read More …

MEDirections Roundtable | After the Peace Agreement

When: November 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Online on ZOOM

Do peace agreements necessarily mean the end of conflicts?  An essential first step to ending civil conflict is the signature of a peace agreement between rival factions. Although such arrangement may contribute to the immediate end of conflict and reestablishment Read More …

Debating stability in North Africa, the Sahel and Horn of Africa: How transnational dynamics and geopolitics impact on governance and development agendas

When: September 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where: Pisa (Italy), Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies

UPON INVITATION ONLY Promoters The initiative is jointly organised by: European University Institute (EUI), Middle East Directions Programme – Luigi Narbone; Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA), ERIS Research Group – Francesco Strazzari; European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), Read More …