As Head of Policy, Eviane works with CARR's policy-oriented partners, such as the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) on policy issues related to the radical right; builds CARR's relationship with Policy & Practitioner Fellows; and oversees the Policy Insight Report series.
Eviane is a Research Fellow in Current and Emerging Threats at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) in The Hague, Netherlands. She is also an affiliate at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo and an Associate Fellow at the Global Network on Extremism & Technology (GNET) based at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR), King's College London.
Her research specializes in the far right, gender, and online radicalization, recruitment, and propaganda. Her regional expertise includes the transnational connections between India, North America, and Europe.
Eviane received her PhD in sociology from the University of Oslo. During her PhD, she was a VOX-Pol sponsored visiting researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, as well as a visiting scholar at New York University’s department of Media, Culture, and Communication.
An outward facing researcher, Eviane regularly contributes to international media outlets such as Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, BBC, Sky News, Radio Free Europe, and Huffington Post, as well as consults for policy makers, tech companies, and civil society organisations.
Specialist research areas:
Far/alt right in India and North America; Gender, especially women; Online radicalization/recruitment/propaganda; Qualitative social media analysis.
Latest posts authored by Dr Eviane Leidig
- Now Streaming: “Love Jihad” on Netflix December 7, 2020
- “#CoronaJihad”: How the Far-Right in India is Responding to the Pandemic April 28, 2020
- Far-Right Terrorism is Global, but Coverage is Not: Hindu Nationalist Violence in India February 29, 2020
- Why are British Indians more likely than other ethnic minority group to support Brexit? July 1, 2019
- ‘India Wins Yet Again!’ Radical Right Modi Set to Win Fresh Mandate May 23, 2019