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

September 10, 2020

Studying the peripheries: Iconography and Embodiment in far right youth cultures

Miller-Idriss will kick off the 2020-21 C-REX and PERIL methods webinar series (Researching the Far Right). Click below to register.

November 12, 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

postponed to spring 2021

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."

postponed due to COVID-19

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.

postponed due to COVID-19

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).

postponed due to COVID-19

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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