Lausanne XVIth Colloquium of  the AICLF-Presentation about some research results

The roundtable “Education and art for the prevention of violent extremism among young people” provides an enriching exchange on ways to prevent.

Morning presentation about prevention projects using art.

El Diablo makes comics on serious stories to talk about what brings you closer. Humor to highlight social problems. Distract and educate. Author of Lascars and Radicalishow 1 and 2. He creates bridges through comics. The next comic will be on the far right. The comic Wesh! Caribou talks about the French citizen who lands in Quebec.

And, I even had my dedication!

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The roundtable “Education and art for the prevention of violent extremism among young people” provides an enriching exchange on ways to prevent.

Other prevention projects …

Elsa Mondésir of the Forum jeunesse de la Ville de Montréal presents a project to create structured spaces to talk about identity without violence.

SomeOne is a prevention / research project led by Vivek Venkatesh. Sub-project with Solidarité Mercier Est. Creation of a documentary representing the life of the communities.

Theater to prevent violent extremism. Félix Delage-Laurin created Les Pentures cie théâtrale à vocation sociale. The play: Embrigadés.

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Review of our work during the consultations of 18 and 19 April on the prevention of violent extremism through UNESCO education.

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Intervention at the 2nd day of consultation on the prevention of violent extremism by UNESCO education.

Let’s involve families, use the resources we already have, such as the UNESCO-PREV Chair, and talk about violence.

Sorry for the quality of the recording…

Launch of the CCUNESCO Campaign and info_radical “What if I was wrong? “. Presence of the Ambassador of the Netherlands and the Secretary General of CCUNESCO, Sébastien Goupil.

From my speech: There is great difficulty in analyzing the issue of radicalization due to  lack of data and consensus on terminology.

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Annual seminar of the Department of Anthropology of the University of Montreal.

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March 25th 2018, interview at Radio Canada with Mr. Roy at the Salon du livre de Trois-Rivières.

Salon du livre de l’Outaouais March 2nd and 3rd with Kim Thuy, Soeur Angèle, Nicole Bordeleau, Jean-Marie Lapointe and Denis-Martin Chabot.

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1st and 2nd February 2018- I made a presentation at the 24th day at the Centre de psychologie clinique interculturelle-APPM-CREFSI-Grenoble. Adolescence in the face of extremist influence processes: Impacts on family and siblings

More than a hundred people at the release of my book and Milena Di Maulo. Thanks to everyone for being there.

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Prevention workshop on juvenile prostitution for parents of an elementary school in the Laurentides.



On November 9, 2017, I made a presentation on the jihadists at the Congress of the Society of Criminology.



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Friday, November 3, I participated in two interesting seminars of IFACEF / COFAQ and ACSALF.



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Lecture on corruption on October 21 to a Lebanese delegation.


October 25th, presentation of some of my research data at the 2017 Canadian Youth & Justice Conference in Toronto.

Seminar: Radicalization of Youg People through Social Media

Title of my presentation: Becoming-jihadist


Friday October 6th – I participated in the annual social gathering of Racines. Themes: Adaptation of methods of intervention to Maghreb families.

My presentation: Young people and delinquency.


Friday October 6- I participated in an international conference of the UNESCO Chair and the IEIM at UQAM on Media and terrorism.

One of the points I brought up was that the media stop broadcasting all or part of the releases of terrorist groups.



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Make Mourani-Criminology known and expand our expertise is one of the objectives of this trip to Lebanon. So I met with the Lebanese police and public security officials.

I also visited several prisons in the Beirut area. Interesting!

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I presented some of my research on jihadists at ACFAS on May 12th.

I did a presentation on May 11 at one of the ACFAS seminar, titled “Intégration citoyenne: identités religieuses et vivre-ensemble dans l’espace libéral”. My presentation: Transformation and Islam.

On May 4th and 5th, I gave a speech on the becoming-jihadist at the Conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) and at the joint Conference of the Critical Perspectives: Criminology and Social Justice (Carleton University / Université d’Ottawa)  and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (University of Winnipeg)



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Protest in Ottawa in support of Law C-452. Trudeau must issue the order to implement the Act. Thanks to Anouk Gregoire and his team for organizing the event.



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Presentation on the prevention of street gangs and prostitution given to teenagers from 14 to 17 years of the Midade group.



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Super interesting panel, on the active citizenship of students, organized by CIVIX_Canada in the presence of several teachers.

I had Benoit Racette, John Parisella, Réjean Parent and moderator, Jean-Pierre Charbonneau with me on the panel.



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I attended the colloquium “Leadership avec un grand Elle” organized by Young Bar of Montreal.
I was on a panel with JP Shoiry and Sophia Rossi. The public was mostly young women lawyers.


I met Laura Passoni in Brussels author of: “Au coeur de Daesh avec mon fils” (In the heart of Daesh with my son). Also present was her editor, Anna De Montfort. Very nice conversation.


December 8, 2016-I give a speech on the jihadists in Rouen / France at the conference of # IRTS / IDS. The theme being “Standards, deviations, and new technologies”.


I am at the symposium “Perspectives on the Middle East and North Africa” organized by the Observatory on the Middle East and North Africa.


On November 12th 2016, I’m at the Gala of the organization La Sortir. I gave a presentation on the phenomenon of human trafficking for sexual exploitation. I am with the two ambassadresses of the evening: Marlyne Barrett and Mirianne Brûlé. This fundraising will create a shelter for victims of prostitution.



Unesco in Quebec city, understanding the transformation allows to prevent better


I will be at the  #ConfQcUNESCO , Tuesday November 1rst at 9 A.M, about the Internet and radicalization:


I am at Radio-Canada Ottawa-Gatineau to talk about street gangs and prostitution


I was invited to the “Forum des idées pour le Québec ” as a panelist to give a speech on the phenomenon of young Westerners, including Canadians, who join jihadist groups.


Congratulations  to  “Phare des affranchies”  and CLES for this great awareness campaign against the purchase of sexual services! Respect the law!


I am at the Seminar  on terrorism and violent radicalization held in Paris from 6 to 8 June 2016 by the “Organisation internationale de la Francophonie “.

4th of May: I share with several Bordeaux stakeholders on the work of criminologist , street gangs , human trafficking and jihad .


My journey continues in Europe. After the conference in Paris , I am in Nice for another one on radicalization


Second day of the international conference on radicalization . Benslama does the opening and Bronner is super interesting.


I am in France for my research on Jihad


A beautiful day at the conference on radical Islam in Canada organized at the millitary College of St-Jean.


I am at a discussion meeting on radicalization in the Little Maghreb.


At the Women’s Summit with my friend, Paulina Ayala , former NDP MP


Violence and women at the Women’s Summit : Isabelle Montpetit , Melissa M Dupuis and I. This was really interesting