Ten Year Anniversary of the 2011 Norway Attacks: Reflections on the Past and Contemporary Right-Wing Extremism Landscape Recording

On September 7, 2021, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) hosted an online Live Briefing on the 10th Anniversary of the 2011 Norway Attacks. View the recording of the Live Briefing below:

Ten years since the 22 July 2011 attacks in Norway, the right-wing extremism landscape has significantly shifted. This Live Briefing, hosted by ICCT in collaboration with the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo and the Polarization and Extremism Research Innovation Lab (PERIL) at American University in Washington D.C., featured a roundtable discussion by leading academic and policy experts on right-wing extremism. The speakers situated developments in right-wing extremism across organisational variants, the evolution of terrorist attack modus operandi, and challenges in creating intervention approaches. The discussion considered best practices to effectively counter the growth of right-wing extremism, offering policy recommendations suited for the contemporary threat landscape.

Speakers:

  • Brian Hughes: Associate Director PERIL and Research Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University, program of Justice, Law and Criminology
  • Jacob Ravndal: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo
  • Victoria Jordan: Analyst in Security, RAND Europe

Discussant: Eviane Leidig, Research Fellow in the Current and Emerging Threats programme, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague