Dr. Leena Malkki
Dr. Leena Malkki is a historian and political scientist specialised in the study of terrorism and political violence. She currently holds a position of University Lecturer at the Centre for European Studies, University of Helsinki. Her fields of interest include political violence in post-war Europe, counterterrorism policy development in Finland, dynamics of terrorist campaigns, transnational diffusion of extremist narratives and political and societal resilience to terrorism.
Key Publications include:
Malkki, L. and Saarinen, J. Evolution of Jihadism in Finland. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 19 May 2021.
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