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Public Lecture: “The Terrorist Threat in Russia and the Return of Russian-speaking Foreign Fighters in Eurasia” by Dr. Jean-François Ratelle

November 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location:481 Discovery Centre, 4th Floor MacOdrum Library
Audience:Alumni, Anyone, Carleton Community, Current Students, Faculty, Media, Prospective Students, Staff, Staff and Faculty

The Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies will be hosting a lecture with Dr. Jean-Francois Ratelle on “The Terrorist Threat in Russia and the Return of Russian-speaking Foreign Fighters in Eurasia.”

Dr. Jean-Francois Ratelle teaches conflict studies and human rights at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa and is an adjunct professor at EURS. He recently co-edited a volume entitled Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia. Dr. Ratelle has conducted extensive ethnographic field research in the Balkans and North Caucasus interviewing violent militants and religious extremists. His most recent publications have appeared in Critical Studies on Security, Caucasus Survey, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and Terrorism and Political Violence.

The lecture will begin at 1:00PM, and will then proceed into a Q and A portion. Light refreshments will be served prior to the lecture.

This event is free and open to the public.