Leading experts gather for propaganda and violent extremism conference

Thursday, October 12, 2017 — Leading experts will be speaking at the Information Warfare in the 21st century conference on propaganda and violent extremism, to be held at The Australian National University (ANU) on Monday. Australian journalist Peter Greste will give the opening keynote address.

The conference will feature a number of international terrorism experts, with an emphasis on researchers with first-hand experience in conflict zones and working in the security field:

  • Mr Peter Greste, Journalist and Author

  • Dr Craig Whiteside, US Naval War College (USA)

  • Dr Alastair Reed, Director of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, the Hague (Netherlands)

  • Dr Haroro Ingram, Department of International Relations, ANU

  • Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of the ANU National Security College

More information and the full program are available here - http://bellschool.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/5657/information-warfare-21st-century-media-jihad-new-cold-wars-and-fake-news.

Media are invited to attend.

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WHAT: Information Warfare in the 21st century: Media jihad, New Cold Wars and fake news conference

WHERE: Common Room, University House, Balmain Crescent, ANU

WHEN: Monday 16 October 2017, 8.30am–5pm


FOR INTERVIEW:                                                        

Dr Craig Whiteside
Professor – US Naval War College
T: +1(509) 592 8715
E: cawhites@nps.edu


Dr Haroro Ingram
Research Fellow and lecturer for International Relations
ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
T: 0433 475 743
E: haroro.ingram@anu.edu.au


Dr Alastair Reed
Director of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism
The Hague
T: +31 6 38 42 41 65
E: areed@icct.nl


MEDIA CONTACT:

Aaron Walker
ANU Media Team
T: 62125 7979 or 0418 307 213
E: media@anu.edu.au

 

(L to R) Dr Craig Whiteside, Dr Haroro Ingram, Dr Alastair Reed
Dr Haroro Ingram