Breakout Session: #SpreadNoHate: Sharing Good Practices of Preventing and Countering Hate Speech
Dr. Jolene Jerard is a Research Fellow and Manager (Capacity Building) at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), a Centre of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She has conducted field research in several threat zones including Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, Southern Philippines and Southern Thailand amongst others. She interviewed numerous leaders and members of terrorist and politico-religious groups in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. She has co-edited several books, Terrorist Rehabilitation and Counter-Radicalisation: New Approaches to Counter-Terrorism, (UK: Routledge, 2012); Countering Extremism: Building Social Resilience through Community Engagement, (London: Imperial College Press, 2013) and Resilience and Resolve: Communities Against Terrorism (London: Imperial College Press, 2015).