Podcasts & Webinars

Webinar Invitation: Al-Shabaab’s Gendered Economy — 29 June 2021

The GARVE Network would like to invite you to a Webinar on the role that women play in Al-Shabaab’s economic endeavors, which will be held on 29 June 2021 from 2pm – 4.00pm (EAT). 

Al-Shabaab has an interesting relati...

Episode 5: An Overview of Far-Right Violent Extremism and How Women are Involved

This talk provides an overview of far-right violent extremism globally, with particular attention to its growth in the United States and Europe.  It will explain its various forms over time and across nations, as well as its ideology, means of communication and networks...

Episode 4: Gender, Violent Extremism & Human Rights

This forum looked at the intersectionality of gender, violent extremism and human rights. Pro. Fionnuala Ni Aolain, the UN Special Rapporteur for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights while countering Terrorism, presented her report – on the human rights im...

Episode 3: Gender & Responding to Violent Extremism

This forum explored gender and violent extremism from two perspectives. Judith Gardner presented findings for discussion from the study of Somali women and girls experiences of Al Shaabab. David Duriesmith presented on the growth of interest in masculinities and violence ext...

Episode 2: Women, Peace & Security and Violent Extremism

Dr. Sahla presented her findings from her research - Strange bedfellows: Women, Peace and Security and Countering Violent Extremism in Kenya. The study examines the impact of linking WPS with countering violent extremism on the ground in Kenya. Dr. Sahla argues that...

Episode 1: Introduction to the GARVE Network

Dr. Fatma Ali, the Principle Investigator of the GARVE project, introduced the project and network to the public.  Marc Sommers presented his latest book - Trust-Based, Qualitative Field Methods: A Manual for Researchers of Violent Extremism, w...