Iris Beau Segers
C-REX - Center for Research on Extremism
University of Oslo
You are invited to the Coffee Talks that will be held on Monday, April 25th at 19:00 via Zoom.
Iris Beau Segers will talk about her recently published book Mobilization Against Asylum Seekers in Contemporary Urban Spaces (2022, Routledge). Yusuf Yüksekdağ will moderate the discussion.
Dr. Iris Beau Segers holds a PhD in Media and Communication, acquired at the University of Oslo. She also has a BSc in International Communication in Media and an MSc in Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts, both acquired at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL).
Her work focuses on far-right protest, with a specific focus on anti-immigration and anti-asylum seeker mobilization in Western Europe. She is the author of Mobilization against Asylum Seekers in Contemporary Urban Spaces: Not in Our Backyard, which is part of the Routledge Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest and Culture. At C-REX, she manages the data collection for the Comparative Far-right Protest (CFP) project, and she is part of the Horizon 2020 funded DRIVE project, which examines the main drivers of far right and Islamist radicalisation in North-Western Europe.