GTReC emerged out of the multidisciplinary Global Terrorism Research Unit, which formed in 2002, and was officially established in 2006 with seed funding from the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria, as a part of its $5.6 million counter-terrorism initiative. GTReC is established across two Victorian campuses (Caulfield and Clayton), comprises members of three Faculties (Arts, Law and Medicine), and representatives from three disciplines within the Arts Faculty’s School of Political and Social Inquiry (Politics, Sociology and Behavioural Studies).
2012 Conference featured on the Resilient Communities website
GTReC’s 2012 conference have recently been covered by the Resilient Communities website, featuring a summary and photos from the three day event.
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2012 Conference Summary
Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Bali, the 2012 GTReC conference examined the significant progress made in understanding and countering violent extremism. A number of Indonesian presenters joined international and local speakers to discuss developments in terrorism and counter-terrorism over the past decade and beyond.
Getting to Know… Kamala Kanta Dash
Get to know Kamala Kanta Dash, a PhD candidate with the Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC) and the School of Political and Social Inquiry (PSI).
Public Lecture: “Countering Violent Extremism: Lessons from Europe.”
Dr. Ranstorp spoke at a public lecture held by GTReC on 1 December, 2011, Monash University, Caulfield Campus.
Commissioner Bill Paterson opens ‘Lessons from 9/11′ Conference
Australian Counter Terrorism Commissioner, Mr Bill Paterson, opens ‘Lessons from 9/11′ Conference, held 1-2 September 2011 by the ARC Linkage Project on Radicalisation in Australia.