Security Policies and Community Relationships


TSAS brought together researchers, community leaders, government policy makers and practitioners to present on Security Policy and Community Relations. Experts spoke on a broad range of topics including preventing radicalization, deradicalization, and building social cohesion, media analysis, emerging research and new concepts and tools.

TSAS a réuni des chercheurs, les dirigeants communautaires, les décideurs et les praticiens gouvernementaux à présenter sur la politique de de relations communautaires. Les experts ont parlé sur un large éventail de sujets, y compris la prévention de la radicalisation, déradicalisation, et renforcer la cohésion sociale, l’analyse des médias, de la recherche et de nouveaux concepts et outils émergents.


Day 1 / November 4
Click below on the word “Presentation” for a copy of Powerpoints where available

Setting the Context: The Society/Security Dynamic

Policy perspective: Brett Kubicek, Manager, Research and Academic Relations, Public Safety Canada

Heidi Ellis, Children’s Hospital Center for Refugee Trauma and Resilience. Presentation
Michelle LeBaron, University of British Columbia.
Tufyal Choudhury, Durham University. Presentation
Alia Hogben, Canadian Council of Muslim Women.

Practical Issues and Examples: Preventing Radicalization, Deradicalization, and Building Social Cohesion

Policy perspective: Shirley Cuillierrier, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Presentation

Shiraz Maher, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation. Presentation
Julia Berczyk, University of Amsterdam.
Imam Yusuf Badat, Islamic Foundation. Presentation
Bob Young, CSIS
Tieja Thomas, Concordia University. Presentation

Day 2 / November 5
Introduction of the TSAS literature review on community outreach, youth engagement, and the impact of counter-terrorism policy on minority communities

Emerging Research and Framing a Future Research Agenda

Sebastien Feve, Institute for Strategic Dialogue.
Wesley Wark and Patti Lenard, University of Ottawa
Anila Asghar, McGill University. Presentation

Moving Forward: New Issues, New Concepts, New Tools – PART 1

Policy perspective: Anna Gray-Henschel, Public Safety Canada

Susan Benesch, American University. Presentation
Amar Amarasingam, University of Waterloo. Presentation

Moving Forward: New Issues, New Concepts, New Tools – PART 2

Hussein Hamdani, Simpson Wigle Law LLP. PresentationVideo
Shahed Amanullah, US State Department

Collaborative Research Design

Dan Hiebert, University of British Columbia and Brett Kubicek, Public Safety Canada, Presentation and Discussion.

November 4-5, 2013

Ottawa, ON

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