Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, announced the formation of an Advisory Group of Experts for the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security. Scott Atran, Artis Senior Fellow, was appointed to the board.
Scott Atran. (28 July 2016). Tackling social ills will do more than bombs to defeat ISIS and its gospel of hate. The Guardian.
Scott Atran. 16 July 16. ISIS: The Durability of Chaos. The New York Review of Books.
Bruce Bower. 23 June 2016. New studies explore why ordinary people turn terrorist. ScienceNews.
Geraldine Doogue interviews Artis Fellow Nafees Hamid to understand how extremists are likely to be radicalised. Doogue, Geraldine. 17 June 2016. The social network: predicting extremism. Saturday Extra. Australian National Radio.
Scott Malcomson. 16 June 2016. Getting to Know the Enemy: Scott Atran’s Frontline Science. International Peace & Security Programs – Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Voice of a Frontline Researcher & Anthropologist – Scott Atran. May 13, 2016. On Violent Extremism. CSIS Podcast. For this session, Shannon N. Green sits down with anthropologist and frontline researcher Scott Atran. During the conversation, Scott shares his unique insight into what binds extremists together, the appeal of extremism, and what it will take…
L’anthropologue estime qu’il faut comprendre les terroristes pour les combattre. TV5 Monde (“Scott Atran” interview with P. Simonin, 29 April 2016).
The Devoted Actor: Unconditional Commitment and Intractable Conflict across Cultures – by Scott Atran
Atran, Scott. (June 2016). The Devoted Actor: Unconditional Commitment and Intractable Conflict across Cultures. Current Anthropology. vol57(13).
Artis fellow Ximena Lois with Mapuche Shaman Machi Paola Aroca Cayunao in Chile.