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  • Mar272023

    ‘Tomatoes for Tanks’: Humour and Violence in Post-Brexit Meme Culture

    In 2022, the humanitarian organisation World Vision published a report warning about the spread of…

  • Mar242023

    Youths Challenging Violent Extremism through Digital Platforms in the Philippines

    Introduction  “They tolerated the ISIS in Marawi. ISIS sympathisers!”  “They deserve it. They were handlers…

  • Mar222023

    Granola Nazis: Digital Traditionalism, the Folkish Movement and the Normalisation of the Far-Right

    Introduction Digital traditionalist women carefully cultivate winsome images on Instagram: harvesting fields of beets with…

  • Mar202023

    Frank James: The New York Subway Shooter’s Radical Discourse on Social Media

    Introduction  On April 12, 2022, Frank R. James carried out a shooting in the New…

  • Mar162023

    Unpacking the Incelosphere: In-group Categorisation, Incel Purity, and Competition 

    Introduction  In the near-decade since the first publicly recognised act of incel violence in 2014,…

  • Mar152023

    Discourses of Violence in Incel Online Discussions After the Plymouth Shooting

    Introduction In August 2021, a young man attacked and killed his mother in Plymouth, UK.…

  • Mar142023

    Understanding Incels’ Online Behaviour and Perceptions of Hateful Content

    Introduction Recent years have seen an increase in awareness and concern about incels, or involuntarily…

  • Mar132023

    Incel PR: The Rebranding of the Incel Community & the Role of Media and Academia

    Certain usernames and names of forums have been removed to avoid amplifying their voices and…

  • Mar102023

    Can ‘Cyberterrorism’ Really Exist in Africa?

    Introduction Since the 1990s and the end of the Cold War, Africa has experienced a…

  • Mar062023

    Soliciting Online Bayʿat: Pro-Islamic State Responses to Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi’s Death

    On 30 November 2022, the official Islamic State spokesman, Abu Omar al-Muhajir, confirmed the death…

  • Mar032023

    The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan’s Enduring Influence on IS-Khurasan

    The Islamic State’s Khurasan Province (ISKP) has drastically expanded its propaganda apparatus in recent months,…

  • Mar012023

    Rebranding the East Asia Knights: A Reflection of Dawlah Islamiyah’s Effort to Learn

    What is the East Asia Wilayah? On 8 January 2023, the main Southeast Asian Islamic…