Radicalization as an academic object of inquiry was born in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks that shook the world. The popularity of the concept is not based on its explanatory or analytical power. But then, what accounts for its success and longstanding attention within research centers?
Middle East and North Africa Research Group
The MENARG is a research group dedicated to the production of knowledge and insight into the politics, society, and economy of the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. We are housed within the Department of Conflict and Development Studies ( Faculty of Political and Social Sciences) at Ghent University, Belgium.