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ICCT Live Briefing on Deradicalisation and Disengagement Recording


On 30 June 2021, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) hosted a Live Briefing. View the recording of the Live Briefing below:

The ICCT Live Briefing was about deradicalisation and disengagement. Dr Stig Jarle Hansen is the keynote speaker. He recently published the Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement together with Stian Lid. The first discussant, Dr Daniel Koehler, discussed the role of ideology in the deradicalisation and disengagement process. The second discussant, Dr Amy-Jane Gielen, talked about local approaches and best practices in the Benelux. Dr Liesbeth van der Heide commented on the other speakers. The session was concluded by a Q&A, moderated by ICCT's interim director, Alexander von Rosenbach.



  • Dr Stig Jarle Hansen Professor at the Norwegian University of Life Science and one of the editors of the Handbook on deradicalisation and disengagement.
  • Dr Daniel Koehler Founding Director of the German Institute on Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies, the Editor in Chief of the Journal for Deradicalization and Editorial Board Member at ICCT.
  • Dr Amy-Jane Gielen Independent researcher, 13 years of experience in researching violent extremism and PCVE and Associate Fellow at ICCT.
  • Dr Liesbeth van der Heide Coordinator of Prevention, Polarisation and Radicalisation, City of The Hague. Researcher at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA), Leiden University, and Associate Fellow at ICCT.