Terrorism and Political Violence Association

Horizon Scanning: 21st Century Insecurities

London, June 14-16th 2013

Horizon Scanning 21st Century Insecurities was a conference organised by the Terrorism and Political Violence Association and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (48 Charles Street, London W1J 5EN).

The conference brought together academics, think-tank researchers, NGO and government officials to facilitate knowledge-exchange on contemporary and future security challenges.

3-Day Registration Fee: £120.00. Individual day registration fees: Friday: £50.00; Saturday: £60.00; Sunday: £55.00

Queries should be directed to tapva@leeds.ac.uk

Conference Programme

Friday, 14th June 2013

Welcome Session

  • Gordon Clubb, Head of the Terrorism and Political Violence Association
  • Rachel Briggs, Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Keynote Speech

  • Alex P. Schmid, Director of the Terrorism Research Initiative

Panel 1: Radicalism in North and West Africa

  • Chair: Adam Hug, Director of the Foreign Policy Centre
  • Francesco Cavatorta, Dublin City University
  • Giuseppe Merone, Gerda Henkel Foundation
  • Saijan Gohel, Asia-Pacific Foundation
  • Senior Official, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Panel 2: Terrorism in War

  • Chair: James Worrall, University of Leeds
  • Michael Boyle, LaSalle University
  • Emma Leonard, Pennsylvania State University

Saturday, 15th June 2013

Panel Session 3: Preventing Terrorism

  • Chair: Raffaello Pantucci, RUSI
  • Andrew Silke, University of East London
  • Charles Farr OBE, Director of OSCT
  • Lindsay Clutterbuck, RAND Europe

Lecture: Strategies for Preventing Terrorism

  • Tore Bjorgo, Norwegian Police University College

Panel Session 4: The Future of Warfare: Drones, Urban Warfare and Energy Infrastructure

  • Michael Boyle, La Salle University
  • Jennifer Giroux, ETH Zurich
  • Steven Bowns, Chatham House

Panel Session 5: Community-Based Approaches to CT

  • Chair: Tom Wuchte, OSCE
  • Basia Spalek, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Laura Zahra McDonald, ConnectJustice
  • Zubeda Limbada, ConnectJustice

Sunday, 16th June 2013


  • Assaf Moghadam, University of Herzliya – How al-Qaeda Innovates

Panel Session 6: Cyber Terrorism

  • Lee Jarvis, University of Swansea
  • Paul Gill, University College London
  • John Basset OBE, RUSI

Panel Session 7: Violent Extremism

  • Matt Goodwin, University of Nottingham
  • Jarkko Jokinen, OSCE
  • Jamie Bartlett, Demos
  • Ross Frenett, Institute for Strategic Dialogue

Closing Session

  • Chair: Simon Mabon, Lancaster University
  • Marc Sageman (Via Conference-Call)

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