Eugenia is a research, communications and publications assistant at ICCT. She holds a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Sciences Po (France), where she focused on International Law in her second year. During her time at Sciences Po, Eugenia visited Lebanon twice to carry out research on extremism. She also completed a Year Abroad in International Law at Leiden University, where she concentrated on Humanitarian Law and became familiar with the contentious definition of terrorism.
Prior to working for the ICCT, Eugenia worked at Rokas International Law Firm in Athens, Greece, where she briefed asylum and international arbitration cases for the legal team. She also spent a summer in Cairo, Egypt interning with Ahlan Arabic language school, in which she successfully completed a partnership project and headed communications. Moreover, she interned at &samhoud media in Amsterdam, where she designed a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the role of education in CVE.
Eugenia is a certified volunteer with Amnesty International, Smile of a Child, and previous Board Member of Sciences Po Refugee Help in collaboration with the Red Cross, as well as volunteer with the Red Cross. Finally, she is a published freelance writer for both Sciences Po’s and Leiden University’s student newspapers.
Introduction Academic research began to focus specifically on terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s, although it would take until the 9/11 attacks before the burgeoning field took on its current form and significantly increased output. From those early days in the mid-to-late twentieth century onwards, terrorism research has had a distinctly applied focus, with a […]
Introduction In Syria and Iraq, the general consensus is that Islamic State (IS) has been militarily defeated, but the terror group is now popping up elsewhere and breathing new life into its global caliphate. In an April 29 video, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi mentioned that pledges of allegiance from the Khorasan region had been […]
In Nigeria, current strategies for the rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders—as exemplified by the government-initiated Operation Safe Corridor—have lacked the community support and assistance needed to ensure their success. Through a series of five workshops with traditional and religious leaders and government representatives, conducted across Bauchi and Abuja, as well as an intensive […]