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 interned 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 Monegasque Red Cross. Finally, she is a published freelance writer for both Sciences Po’s and Leiden University’s student newspapers.
This policy brief provides an overview of the sociological issues underpinning the issues of far right and Islamist reciprocal or cumulative radicalisation in the Western European context. That is, these groups radicalise each other by mutually reinforcing their hate, intolerance, or indignation towards each other. The nature of reciprocal radicalisation between far right and Islamist […]
Writing in 1992, noted terrorism scholar David Rapoport remarked that nearly 90% of terrorist groups lasted less than one year. Subsequent scholarship on terrorist group longevity has similarly noted the short average lifespan of the vast majority of such groups. Why then—more than three decades after it was originally founded—has al-Qaeda been able to enjoy […]
Introduction In the past months, there has been considerable discussion about whether or not foreign fighters and their families currently detained in camps in Syria should be repatriated. An often-heard justification in Western Europe not to opt for repatriation is the fact that prosecution of the adults will often lead to light sentences and thus […]