At CEU, Roger Griffin discusses "The Way of the Terrorist" and extremism in the face of modernity

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At a public lecture at Central European University, Roger Griffin of Oxford Brookes University challenged the notion that terrorism is irrational and barbaric, instead offering up his own theories of how terrorism reflects loss of meaning in a modern age. The talk was moderated by CEU history department chair Constantin Iordachi.

Roger Griffin is Professor in Modern History at Oxford Brookes University (UK) where he gives courses on fascism, modernism, and terrorism, and has written on a wide range of political, cultural, and socio-psychological phenomena relating to generic fascism and right-wing extremism.