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.
This original report is published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and project CRAAFT. Post-Qadhafi Libya has played a pivotal role in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) not only in the Middle East and North Africa but also in other regions, as far as West Africa and the Horn of […]
This perspective analyses potential SADC interventions and private military companies to combat Islamic State terrorism in Mozambique.
Since the end of 2016, Britain and the US have taken unprecedented steps to proscribe post-war radical right groups; National Action, Sonnenkrieg Division, and Feuerkrieg Division by the former, and the Russian Imperial Movement by the latter. While these groups are serial purveyors of online extremism and often celebrate terrorism in their fora, deeper similarities […]