Political Violence in the Middle East. Interview with Erik Skare

Erik Skare PREVEX CERIErik Skare is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for International Studies (CERI), Sciences Po, and will be part of the PREVEX project (Preventing Violent Extremism in the Balkans and the MENA: Strengthening Resilience in Enabling Environments). Before joining CERI, Skare was a doctoral research fellow at the University of Oslo where he wrote his PhD thesis on the history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ).

His forthcoming books are A History of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, Awareness, and Revolution in the Middle East (Cambridge University Press) and Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Islamist Writings on Resistance and Religion (I.B. Tauris). Erik answers our questions on his research and on PREVEX, the EU-funded programme he works with here at the CERI.