Dr. Eric Engle (Fulbright Specialist Program) - Predavanja o uzrocima i prevenciji nasilnog ekstremizma

December 12, 2016

Od 12- do 15. decembra, u okviru termina predavanja za predmete «Mirovne studije i geopolitika» «Kritičke sigurnosne studije» i «Savremene sigurnosne studije», predavanja o uzrocima i načinima prevencije nasilnog ekstremizma održat će dr. Eric Engle. Dr. Engle će također pomagati studentima I, II i III ciklusa kojima je potrebna pomoć u lektorisanju članaka na engleskom jeziku. Konsultacije će se održavati tokom mjeseca decembra u kabinetu 78, petkom od 09:00 do 16:00.

Predavanja su otvorena za sve studente. Termini predavanja su:

  • Ponedeljak od 12:15 do 16.00 (Amfiteatar PDS)

  • Utorak od 11:30 do 15:30 (Amfiteatar PDS)

  • Srijeda od 11:30 do 15:30 (Amfiteatar PDS)

U nastavku je link za blog o predavanjima, obavještenje o predavanju, biografija predavača i kratki sažetak predavanja koja će se održati ove sedmice.

http://mindworks.altervista.org/

http://bosnia-fulbright-engle.blogspot.com

 

Credit for participation in this course is possible if, and only if, your instructor tells you so.

Kabinet 78

eric.engle@yahoo.com

 

ABOUT THE LECTURER

Dr. Engle earned law degrees in the USA (J.D., St. Louis), France (DEA, Paris II; DEA Paris X) and Germany (LL.M.Eur., Dr.Jur. Bremen, LL.M. Humboldt). He has taught law in France, Germany, Estonia, Russia, and Ukraine. He audited courses on international and human rights law at Harvard Law School, where he worked as a legal research aid. He has written and published extensively on public law, including all aspects of international law. He is available for English language editing and translating, whether in the framework of this exchange or thereafter.

 

SCHEDULE FOR 12 DECEMBER to 15 DECEMBER PREVENTING AND REMEDYING VIOLENT EXTREMISM:

 

PROJECT INTRODUCTION - THE SOURCES OF VIOLENT EXTREMISM PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT:

MONDAY 12 DECEMBER 12:15 to 16:00 (PDS)

THE SOURCES OF VIOLENT EXTREMISM

Why do some groups reject armed struggle while others take it up? Why is unarmed struggle more effective than armed struggle at advancing political agendas? How can we prevent and remedy extremist violence?

 

TUESDAY 13 DECEMBER 11:30-15:30 (PDS)

THE VECTORS OF VIOLENT EXTREMISM

This lecture will look at historical examples of gang violence in the USA and Germany to determine parallels and divergences. Students will be asked to compare their own experiences and history to build a model of the sources which cause violent extremism. The sources of extremism are poverty and desperation, anger and despair. Anger at being isolated, shut out, ridiculed, excluded. Despair at lack of opportunity. Desperation due to hunger, untreated illness, absent medical care. No education other than the gang, whatever stripes or colors the gang wears to intimidate enemies and inspire friends. In some respects, extremist violence is a reaction to violation. Without a wellspring of despair violence is limited to isolated individuals, deluded fools or criminals. Despair is a necessary precondition to extremism, may exceptionally be sufficient on its own, but is not the sole cause of violent extremism.

 

WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER 12:15-16:00 (PDS)

ENGENEERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

LECTURE: Though often a reaction to poverty and desperation, not all violent extremism is desperate and poor. In fact, elite leaders of extremist movements, the Lenins, Maos, and Bin Ladens of the world, are by-and-large from the upper classes. Rarely, a rabble rousing populist like Hitler emerges from the rank-and-file. But by and large the main ingredients of extremist violence are elites consciously choosing violence and everyday people so desperate that they will try anything just to have the bare necessities. Add war veterans, police, some guns and explosives, a taunting prejudiced provocation here and there, season with misplaced ambition and jealousy, and set on a low simmer of constant low-grade domestic violence and petty crime until the pot explodes. That, roughly speaking, is the recipe for "success" in violent radicalism. This lecture examines the biographies and histories of various violent extremists such as Lenin, Hitler, Stalin, and Bin Laden to determine whether and how to prevent or stop violent extremism.This lecture seeks to understand common paths of violence. 

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