LED Research Centre: Extremism & Radicalisation: Research Policy & Practice Conference

Sentamu Building Lancaster

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LED Research Centre

The role of education(s) in tackling extremism and radicalisation

This conference provides a safe space to explore issues concerning radicalisation and extremism. Speakers will discuss the changes, problems and challenges of the Prevent strategy for educators, young people, teacher educators and communities. Several initiatives will be presenting including a project providing empathic spaces for young Muslim people to engage in discussions of radicalisation and extremism, religious ideology, identity and foreign policy will be presented. Also, a project which takes participants to Northern Ireland, to learn about the troubles, former combatants and peace activists to create local solutions that do not alienate, stigmatise and marginalise communities.

Keynote Speakers:

Fundamental British Values: A politicisation of teaching? Associate Professor Sally Elton-Chalcraft,   University of Cumbria

Empathic Youth Work spaces for young Muslim people to engage in discussions of radicalisation and extremism, religious ideology, identity and foreign policy Stuart Wroe, University of Cumbria; Positive   Voices

 

To register for this FREE event please book on-line here

 

Sentamu Building Lancaster