Ten Year Anniversary of the 2011 Norway Attacks: Reflections on the Past and Contemporary Right-Wing Extremism Landscape

Ten years since the 22 July 2011 attacks in Norway, the right-wing extremism landscape has significantly shifted. This Live Briefing, hosted by ICCT in collaboration with the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo and the Polarization and Extremism Research Innovation Lab (PERIL) at American University in Washington D.C., will feature a roundtable discussion by leading academic and policy experts on right-wing extremism. 

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The speakers will situate developments in right-wing extremism across organisational variants, the evolution of terrorist attack modus operandi, and challenges in creating intervention approaches. The discussion will consider best practices to effectively counter the growth of right-wing extremism, offering policy recommendations suited for the contemporary threat landscape.


  • Brian Hughes: Associate Director PERIL and Research Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University, program of Justice, Law and Criminology
  • Jacob Ravndal: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo
  • Victoria Jordan: Analyst in Security, RAND Europe

Discussant: Eviane Leidig, Research Fellow in the Current and Emerging Threats programme, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague

Register for the live briefing. 

Published Sep. 3, 2021 10:04 AM - Last modified Jan. 12, 2022 8:26 AM