On Monday 20 April 2015, Dr. Ioannis Armakolas, “Stavros Costopoulos” Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy and Associate Professor in Comparative Politics of South East Europe at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia participated as a speaker in a conference  entitled “Perspectives on Countering Violent Extremism for the Transatlantic Community and Beyond.” The conference was organised by the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence (St. Edward’s University) in Austin Texas. Dr. Armakolas spoke on countering Islamist radicalisation in South-East Europe. You can find the conference program here.