Forum 35: Extremism

EXTREMISM IN PERSPECTIVE
A Look at the Historical & Contemporary Context

May 2, 2015

Forum 35 Speakers: Rodger Shanahan, Dr Noah Bassil & Lydia Shelly

Forum 35 Speakers: Rodger Shanahan, Dr Noah Bassil & Lydia Shelly

Speakers

Assoc. Professor Rodger Shanahan (View slide presentation)

Dr Noah Bassil (View slide presentation)

  • Lecturer in Politics & International Relations at Macquarie University. | Centre for Middle East Studies.
  • Currently researching global, regional and national power relations following the Arab uprisings.
  • Chapter Author of ‘The Regional Consequences of the Iraq War’ & ”Beyond the Arab Spring: Hegemony, passive revolution & imperialism in the Arab Middle East’.

 Lydia Shelly (View slide presentation)

  • Solicitor with the Supreme Court of New South Wales & the High Court of Australia.
  • Community advocate for the Aust. Muslim community & spokesperson for the Islamophobia Register.
  • Presented evidence at several Parliamentary inquiries into proposed laws related to counter terrorism.

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