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Julia EBNER Research Fellow, ISD - Institute for Strategic Dialogue, London

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 Julia Ebner is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and author of the bestselling book "The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism". She leads ISD’s research on cumulative extremism and coordinates the Online Civil Courage Initiative in cooperation with Facebook Germany. Julia spent two years working for the world’s first counter-extremism organisation, Quilliam, where she carried out research projects on terrorism prevention for the European Commission and the Kofi Annan Foundation and gave evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on far-right extremism. In her role as the coordinator of the pan-European network Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE), she led radicalization-prevention projects across Europe and North Africa. On the basis of her research, Julia advises parliamentary working groups, frontline workers and tech firms; speaks at international conferences; and delivers workshops in schools and universities. She regularly writes for The Guardian and The Independent and gives interviews in English, German and French on the BBC, CNN, ZDF, ARD, France24, Al Jazeera, LBC and others.

Publications

Ebner, Julia. "Wut: Was Islamisten und Rechtsextreme mit uns machen" (Konrad Theiss, 2018), original: "The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism", London/N.Y.: I.B. Tauris, 2018.
Ebner, Julia and Jacob Davey. Mainstreaming Mussolini: "How the Extreme Right Attempted to 'Make Italy Great Again' in the 2018 Italian Election". London: Institute for Strategic Dialogue, 2018.
Fielitz, Maik, Julia Ebner, Matthias Quent and Jakob Guhl: "Hassliebe: Muslimfeindlichkeit und Islamismus im Tango". Jena: Institut für Demokratie und Zivilgesellschaft, 2018.
Davey, Jacob and Julia Ebner. "The Fringe Insurgency. Connectivity, Convergence and Mainstreaming of the Extreme Right". London: Institute for Strategic Dialogue, 2017.
Nazaz, Maajid and Julia Ebner. "The EU and Terrorism: Is the UK Safer in or Out?", The EU in A Changing Europe, King’s College London, May 2016