Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Identity, Not Ideology: A New Theory of Radicalization and the Turn to Violence

Identity, Not Ideology: A New Theory of Radicalization and the Turn to Violence

  • Speakers:
  • Marc Sageman
    Senior Fellow of Center for the Study of Terrorism
  • Date / Time:
  • October 28, 2014
  • 5:30 pm
  • Venue:
  • National Liberty Museum
  • 321 Chestnut Street
  • Philadelphia. PA. US. 19106

Hosted and Cosponsored by Gwen Borowsky, CEO, National Liberty Museum 
5:30 p.m. Registration; 5:45 p.m. Lecture

Marc Sageman

One of the nation’s pre-eminent experts on terrorism, judging by the demand for his services on the part of the US and foreign governments and the national news media, Marc Sageman is the author of two critically acclaimed books: Understanding Terror Networks (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004) and Leaderless Jihad (UPP, 2007), with a third due out explaining his new theory of radicalization and the turn to violence, which will be the subject of this talk. Sageman obtained an M.D. and Ph.D. in sociology from New York University, and served in the CIA, 1984-91.  


Reservations are required. RSVP:

Free for Members of FPRI ($75 Level) and NLM, 
$20 for Non-Members
Dinner Immediately Following for Bronze Partners of FPRI

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