Professor of International Politics
Norwich, UNITED KINGDOM
His global research explores terrorism, counterterrorism and cyber security.
Ph.D., International Relations & Affairs
M.A., Political Science
They “are fundamentally about communicating with audiences beyond the victims,” says Lee Jarvis, a counter-terrorism expert at the University of East Anglia.view more
The Conversation online
Three organisations, including the Lebanon-based Hezbollah, were banned as terrorist organisations by the British government on March 1. This means membership of, and support for, the organisations is a criminal offence.view more
Yahoo! Finance online
Two questions have been particularly prominent in the aftermath of the attack at Westminster. First, why was the attacker – named by police as Khalid Masood – not apprehended beforehand, given that he appears to have been already known to police and intelligence services? Second, what does this attack mean for security in London and elsewhere?view more
Centre for Global Security Challenges - 2019 Leeds, U.K.
NATO Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism - 2019 Ankara, Turkey
Keynote at annual workshop for the Grupo de Estudios Sobre Sociedad Y Politica - 2019 Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Discourses of Security Series - 2019 University of Tubingen, Germany
British International Studies Association Annual Conference - 2019 London, U.K.
This chapter focuses on understandings and debates around cyberterrorism as well as the effect particular representations of this phenomenon have upon assessing its threat. The chapter begins by introducing various understandings of cyberterrorism and differentiates between narrow and broad conceptions as well as effects and intent based definitions.
This article reflects on methodological decisions, strategies, and challenges from a recent interdisciplinary project on the relationship between ‘British values’ and Islam. The project employed digital storytelling to access ‘everyday’ conceptions and constructions of this contentious relationship.
This article reports on a survey of researchers designed to capture current perspectives on core questions around cyberterrorism. The survey—conducted in 2017 as a follow-on to an initial, 2012, exercise—focused on questions of definition, threat and response. By documenting our findings in each of these areas—and highlighting developments in the years between our surveys—we identify three particularly important trends.
Terrorists – or, better, those portrayed as ‘terrorist’ – are remembered in a multiplicity of ways after their death. In murals and music, in slogans and speeches, on t-shirts and online, in fiction and in film.
This article explores the parameters, value and limitations of different critical strategies for those dissatisfied with the contemporary politics of terror. It argues, first, that the prominent (counter-)terrorism paradigm – in which terrorism is approached as a ubiquitous and very specific security challenge meriting appropriately exceptional responses – is far more critiqued than we might anticipate.