Liselotte Welten is a Cum Laude masters graduate in Crisis and Security Management from the Leiden University in the Netherlands and nominee for the J.C. Baak prize from the Royal Dutch Social Science Society (KMHW). She received an honours bachelor degree in Liberal Arts & Science with a major in Social Sciences from the University College Roosevelt, located in Middelburg. She has published her first article ‘“We are already 1-0 behind”: Perceptions of Dutch Muslims on Islamophobia, securitisation, and de-radicalisation’ in the Journal of Critical Studies on Terrorism. Currently, she is working on a book project with Prof.Dr.Tahir Abbas, concerning the landscape of radical Salafism within the Netherlands.
Key ICCT Publications:
Welten, L. and Abbas, T. Critical Perspectives on Salafism in the Netherlands. Research Paper, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 26 April 2021
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