research fellow, Institute for Strategic Dialogue; author, The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism
Julia Ebner is a terrorism and extremism researcher, and author of The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism. She is research fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and global fellow at the Project for the Study of the 21st Century. She spent two years working for the world’s first counter-extremism organisation Quilliam, where she led research projects on terrorism prevention for the European Commission and the Kofi Annan Foundation, and gave evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on far-right extremism. In her role as coordinator of the pan-European network Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE), she carried out radicalisation-prevention projects across Europe and North Africa. On the basis of her research, Julia advises parliamentary working groups, frontline workers and tech firms, speaks at international conferences and delivers workshops in schools and universities. Julia held a TEDxVienna talk and is on Forbes Austria’s 30Under30 list of 2017. She regularly writes for the Guardian and the Independent, and gives interviews in English, German and French on the BBC, CNN, ZDF, ARD, France24, Al Jazeera, LBC and others.
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