Inaugural Lecture: Professor George Kassimeris

Why Do Terrorists Give Up?

George KassimerisDate: Tuesday 2 May 2017

Time and venue

5.30-6.30pm: Lecture in MH002, Mary Seacole Building, Nursery Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1AD

6.30pm: Drinks reception in The Forum, Lord Swraj Paul Building (MU), Molineux Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1SG

About the speaker

Professor George Kassimeris has been researching and writing on terrorism and political violence for more than 20 years and has successfully built a reputation as the leading expert on Greek terrorism and one of the best recognised European scholars working in the field.

Kassimeris’s research on terrorism has received funding from the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy, the Nuffield Foundation, the European Union and the Smith Richardson Foundation. He has lectured widely on terrorism and political violence, including invited lectures and keynote speeches in Britain, the United States, Canada, France, Serbia, Spain, Turkey and Greece.

A political journalist before joining the academia, Kassimeris comments regularly for current security affairs for the BBC and other international media. His journalism has appeared in a wide range of publications including, the Wall Street Journal Europe, The Financial Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Independent, The Economist Intelligence Unit, The World Today, The South China Morning Post, and The Times Literary Supplement.

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Book your place

All welcome, booking required.

To book a place please email: FOSSresearch@wlv.ac.uk