Florence Keen is a Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, specialising in far-right extremism and violence. She is currently studying for her PhD in War Studies at King’s College London. She was previously a Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute where her work focussed on terrorist financing, including impact of new technologies in fundraising and the unintended consequences of counterterrorism legislation on civil society.
She has presented her work to the United Nations, Europol, the Global Counter Terrorism Forum and the Metropolitan Police and her work has been published by the European Parliament, Chatham House, RUSI, and Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. She holds a BA in Politics from the University of Nottingham, and an MSc in Political Science from University College London.
March 30th, 2021 | Season 1 | 24 mins 25 secs
extremism, history, populism, right-wing
Guests Blyth Crawford and Florence Keen join Right Rising to give us a deep dive into Chan culture and the particular media - and memes - created by Chan users. Blyth and Florence discuss how the Chan sphere's memes have malleable meanings, quickly dispersing the violent and misogynist messaging into mainstream platforms.