PERICLES presented at EUROCRIM conference in Sarajevo

18th Annual Conference of European Society of Criminology was held in Sarajevo on 29th August. The conference was titled Crimes Against Humans and Crimes Against Humanity- Implications for Modern Criminology. The theme of radicalisation was explored at the conference mainly under two panels organised by Dominic Kudlacek – Radicalisation within the digital age: vulnerability and prevention and Radicalisation within the digital age: the meaning of new media. PERICLES project was presented at the conference by Maja Halilovic-Pastuovic (Trinity College Dublin) and Zlatan Buljko (FMON). Different tools developed by PERICLES were presented. These are: i) an updated cyber-space detection system capable of identifying online extremist activities by navigating the Dark Web, ii) an interactive visualisation tool mapping the relevant actors in the radicalisation domain, iii) a multi-agency vulnerability tool that combines a variety of risk indicators, iv) a dedicated family care package which will serve as a useful instrument to support, inform and advice families and v) skills and competencies tool for training the security agents. Also, some preliminary results from Ireland and Bosnia were presented.

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