Main conference on counter-terrorism issues


  • ‘Social wrath: a substantial calling into question of the established order?’ (in French). University Paris 5-Sorbonne: Les passions sociales, Paris: 28 April 2011.
  • ‘Lutte antiterroriste et libertés publiques’. French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), Fontenay-sous-Bois: 18 January 2008.
  • ‘Representing British Muslims in the post-September 11 era’. Tallinn University: Counter-terrorism Policies: Europe as a Global Actor?, Tallinn: 28-29 May 2007.
  • ‘Human rights, counter-terrorism policies and politics: an ongoing reconfiguration’. King’s College: The social, legal and political challenges of counter-terrorism, London: 3 May 2007.
  • ‘The enemy within: counter-terrorism and multiculturalism in the UK’. University of Barcelona: Exceptionalism, Globalisation and Counter-terrorism, Barcelona: 14-15 December 2006.
  • ‘Divided we fall: Social aliens and “others” in a global insecurity era’. International Peace Research Institute: 9/11 Five Years After: Values, Risk and Identity in the War on Terror, Oslo: 11-12 September 2006.
  • ‘The terrorist threat in the British politics: uses, misuses and abuses’. Open University: Freedom, Fear, Security: revisiting insecurity after 9/11 and 7/7, Milton Keynes: 29-30 June 2006.
  • ‘Communicating on terrorism. A fear-mongering strategy?’. Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Liberty and Security in the EU. What is at stake?, Paris: 9 June 2006.
  • ‘Terrorism, Migration and Asylum in the Media: Perception of (il)legality’. University of Malta: Migration, Asylum and Security. Border Challenges in an Enlarged EU, Valetta: 9-10 December 2005.
  • ‘The terrorism-immigration nexus in the post-11 September era’. Swedish National Institute for Working Life/Marmara University: Irregular Migration, Informal Labour and Community in Europe, Istanbul: 1-3 December 2005.
  • ‘Legitimising Emergency in the European Counterterrorism Policies’, 5th Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Krakow: 31 August-3 September 2005.
  • ‘Constructing the “Otherness” in the British Press. A Comparison of the Discursive Patterns Used With Regard to Football Hooliganism and Modern Terrorism Issues’. Vilnius University: Constructing Risk, Identity and Violence, Vilnius: 9-10 June 2005.
  • ‘Emergency and Domestic Political Stakes. An Analysis of the British Counterterrorism Policy’. University of Athens/The Cycladic Academy for Europe: Current Counterterrorism Policies and the Tension between Liberty and Security, Tinos: 27-28 May 2005.
  • ‘The Antiterrorist Rhetoric and the Migration Issue in Europe. Old wine in new bottles?’. CERI/Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques: Liberty and Security from a Transatlantic Perspective, Paris: 23 October 2004.
  • ‘Balancing Acts: Democracy in the light of security’. Centre for European Policy Studies: Policy implications and restructuring of police and army in antiterrorist fights, Brussels: 18-19 June 2004.
  • ‘The Public Debate on Counter-terrorism Policies and Exceptionalism in Europe’. 45th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal: 17-20 March 2004.
  • ‘The Media Coverage of the Public Debate on Exceptionalism in Europe’. Université du Québec à Montréal: Sovereignty and security today: tensions between civil liberties and the state of exception, Montreal: 15-16 March 2004.
  • ‘The Counter-terrorism Policies in the EU States after 9/11: Public Discourse for and against the Emergency Rules Thesis’. King’s College: Rearticulating the Politics of Liberty and Security: Globalised Exceptionalism and the Transformation of the Modern State, London: 30-31 January 2004.


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