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ICCTSA 2018 : 20th International Conference on Critical Terrorism Studies and Applications

New York, USA
April 19 - 20, 2018

Call for Papers

The ICCTSA 2018 : 20th International Conference on Critical Terrorism Studies and Applications is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Critical Terrorism Studies and Applications. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Critical terrorism studies (CTS)
  • CTS's approach to modern terror problems
  • Understanding and analyzing modern terrorist organizations and groups
  • Critical theory and terrorism studies
  • Critical security studies
  • Critics of terrorism studies
  • Domestic and international terrorist motivations
  • Case studies of actual events
  • Counterterrorism strategies
  • Violence and religion
  • History of CTS
  • Ontological and epistemological foundations of CTS
  • Critical realism and reflectivism
  • Differences between CTS and terrorism studies
  • Utilization of critical theory
  • Removing ethnocentrism
  • Facilitating the spread of emancipation
  • Freedom from policy
  • Traditional terrorism studies' response
  • CTS's main critiques of terrorism studies
  • CTS's approach to war and terror
  • The bush doctrine
  • Counter-insurgency failures
  • The war on terror and patriotism
  • Creating a narrative of the enemy
  • Terrorism and mobilities