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FREE Public Lecture - Brussels - 21 Nov 2019

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Brussels School of International Studies

University of Kent

Boulevard Louis Schmidt 2a

1040 Brussels

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The International Centre for Child Protection, University of Kent, Brussels, will be holding a public lecture entitled:

New Initiatives for Tackling Youth Radicalisation and Violent Extremism


Programme

Morning:

  • 'Youth radicalisation in Europe current themes, perspectives and research' (and links to social media) by Professor Jane Reeves

  • 'Tackling pre-teen radicalisation: 'Young Zak the Gamer'*

  • 'Grooming for right wing and ISIS extremism 'Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors' **

  • Introducing our new module: "Support, help and intervention in International Child Protection including a presentation of the free resource tracking a refugee family across Europe 'The Family on the Move’*** by Dr Tracee Green

Lunch and networking

Afternoon:

  • Workshops: 'Young Zak the Gamer' and 'Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors'

  • Moving forward


Notes:
* 'Young Zak the Gamer' We see how Zak starts to be groom​ed for Radicalisation via online gaming. Gamer Zak aims to develop young people's critical thinking and encourages them to stay safe online.

** 'Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors' Real life news clips from Sky news and the BBC open each scene and offer the opportunity to discuss complex topics in relation to radicalisation and British Values. These include hate crime, freedom of speech, propaganda, online grooming, far right extremism and terrorism.

*** 'Family on the Move' a simulation following a refugee family as they travel across Europe.




More information

You can find out about our simulations;

Looking Out For Lottie - Spot the signs of Child Sexual Exploitation training

Zak and Young Zak the Gamer - Spot the signs of online radicalisation training

Maryam and Joe- Behind Closed Doors - Vulnerabilities to Grooming and Radicalisation: Social Media Training

myCourtroom- Rosie’s Family Go To Court - Discussions and decisions around court skills

Rosie 2 - Assessing Parental Capacity and Neglect in Complex Families


If you have any questions or need any more information, please email ccp@kent.ac.uk or call 01227 827546


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