Nurturing Extremism: A Reading of the Measures of Intellectual Confrontation
- 3 Jan 2016 - 5 Jan 2016
- | Bibliotheca Alexandrina
- | Conference
- | Invitation only
The conference will cover a number of topics, including the attention paid by social sciences to the phenomenon of extremism and developing research methods utilized by Arab universities to give priority to topics related to political science, social science, psychology, and others. In this regard, the production of research centers and the results of university studies are looked into in order to develop scientific content to combat extremism.
The rise of extremism will also be examined, in addition to criticizing its religious discourse, supported by clear evidence.
The conference will include a special session to present the plan to create an Arab network of research centers concerned with examining extremist thought. The session will also showcase the international activities, in which the BA took part, held at Oxford University, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Jordan.