ICCT Live Briefing on Deradicalisation and Disengagement

On 30 June 2021, from 1600-1730 CET (GMT+2), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) is hosting an ICCT Live Briefing, followed by a Q&A session, via Zoom. Sign up via this form.

The ICCT Live Briefing is about deradicalisation and disengagement. Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen is the keynote speaker. He recently published the Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement together with Stian Lid. The first discussant, Daniel Koehler, will discuss the role of ideology in the deradicalisation and disengagement process. The second discussant, Amy-Jane Gielen, will talk about local approaches and practices in the Benelux. Liesbeth van der Heide will comment on the other speakers. The session will be concluded by a Q&A.


  • Dr Stig Jarle Hansen
    Professor at the Norwegian University of Life Science and one of the editors of the Handbook on deradicalisation and disengagement.
  • Dr Daniel Koehler
    Founding Director of the German Institute on Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies, the Editor in Chief of the Journal for Deradicalization and Editorial Board Member at ICCT.
  • Dr Amy-Jane Gielen
    Political scientist from the University of Amsterdam, 13 years of experience in researching violent extremism and PCVE and Associate Fellow at ICCT.
  • Dr Liesbeth van der Heide
    Researcher at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA), Leiden University, and Associate Fellow at ICCT.