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From the anarchists to the islamists: four waves of modern terrorism
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. 12:15 - 13:00
The lecture will focus on the four waves of modern terrorism from the ‘Anarchist wave’ (late 19th cent) to the ‘Islamic wave’ (post 1979), via the ‘Nationalistic/Anti-colonialist’ wave (post ww2) and the ‘Leftwing wave’ (1960s-70s). Questions such as what victory looks like and how do we know when terrorism is defeated will also be discussed during the lecture.
Anders Persson is a political scientist at Linnaeus University, Sweden. He is also expert commentator on the Middle East on Swedish TV and radio. His latest book The EU and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 1971-2013: In Pursuit of a Just Peace was recently published by Lexington Books in the United States.
This is a free lecture from the Society of International Affairs in Gothenburg and there will also be free baguettes for the first 30 attendees.