Speaking & Lectures

Miller-Idriss regularly speaks across the U.S. and globally to audiences of academics and policymakers about extremism, radicalism, and a range of issues related to the global university and the internationalization of knowledge. A list of recent keynote and invited lectures is here.

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The Extreme Gone Mainstream

Upcoming Speaking Schedule

March 18, 2020

Youth, Gender, Nationalism and Populism

Keynote at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, conference on Gender, Conflict, Citizenship and Belonging. Dr. Miller-Idriss will keynote this two-day interdisciplinary academic conference on gender, conflict, citizenship and belonging at the University of Antwerp, Belgium

April 6, 2020

Presidential Plenary: Resurgent Ethnonationalism

Dr. Miller-Idriss will speak at the American Association of Geographers' Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado on the Presidential Plenary session on "Resurgent Ethnonationalism: The Politics of Purity in a World of Difference."

May 29,

Far Right Activism in Germany and the Mainstreaming of Right-Wing Ideology in European Politics

Remarks for the conference "An Illiberal Era? Reflections on Contemporary Political Culture in the US and the World"

Miller-Idriss will speak at this conference organized by the University of Virginia's Governing America in a Global Era (GAGE) program.

August 08, 2020

Post-Democratic Participation and Inequality. Invited speaker on American Sociological Association thematic session panel, San Francisco, August 2020.

Miller-Idriss is an invited speaker for a thematic session panel at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting in San Francisco

September 23-25, 2020

Mainstreaming the Far Right

Dr. Miller-Idriss will give several talks in Oslo, Norway and Paris, France, hosted by Norway's Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX).

November 13, 2020

Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right

The European launch of Dr. Miller-Idriss' new book from Princeton University Press will take place at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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