Cult undue influence and the process of radicalisation, a question for debate

Friday 19 May 2017

Salle des Congrès de la Chambre des Représentent, Palais de la Nation

Rue de Louvain 21, 1000 Brussels

bruxelles-2017

Organised by the

European Federation of Centres of Research and Information on Cults and Sects  (FECRIS)

in cooperation with its member association

AVISO asbl – AIDE AUX VICTIMES DES SECTES

www.aviso-asbl.be

Index

André Frédéric, President of AVISO , Member of the Belgian Federal Parliament – BE

Introduction and Welcome

 

Danièle Muller-Tulli, President of FECRIS – CH

Opening of the Conference

 

Jean-Pierre Jougla, UNADFI [1], President of FECRIS’ Scientific Committee – FR

Possible links existing between “undue influence and radicalism or Islamic extremism”

 

Anne Josso, Secretary General of MIVILUDES [2] – FR

The French approach to dealing with Salafist / Jihadist radicalisation

 

Alain  Grignard , Professor, Liege University – BE

Terrorism, a historical approach: from the origins to “global jihadism”

 

Alexandra Stein, Ph.D, author [3] and social psychologist – UK

The role of attachment in cults and radicalisationPresentation

 

Véronique Roy, author [4] – FR

Sectarian deviations and the process of radicalisation – Speech of Véronique Roy, a French mother

 

Sophie Poirot – FR

Testimonial of 12 years spent under the control of a “therapist” and of winning my criminal trial

 

Frédéric Tomas, PhD student in psychology (Université Paris 8) – BE

An IT-based analysis of sectarian and radicalised discourses: current and future perspectives

 

Alexander Korelov, lawyer of CRS [5], Moscow – RU

The legal forms of the fight against extremist cult activity in the Russian Federation

 

Luigi Corvaglia, Psychologist, President of the NGO  CeSAP[6] – IT

Fifth: “Thou shalt not kill”. The dark side of faith Presentation

 

Simone Soulas, Psychologist and national Coordinator of CCMM [7] – FR

Islamic radicalization: between mental manipulation and ideological choice

 

Professor  Janja Lalich, member of the FECRIS  Scientific Committee (English branch) – US

Summary of research on radicalization in the United States of America  – Presentation

 

Didier Pachoud, President of GEMPPI [8] and Treasurer of FECRIS – FR

Self-defense device for siblings one of whose members has become radicalized, to avoid the phenomenon of contagion

 

Danièle Muller-Tulli, President of FECRIS  – CH

Conclusions

 

[1] Union nationale des associations de défence des familles et de l’individu

[2] Mission interministerielle de vigilence et de lutte contre les dérives sectaires

[3] Terror, Love and Brainwashing. Attachment in cults and totalitarian systems. Routledge, 2016

[4] Quentin, qu’ont-ils fait de toi ? Ed. Robert Laffont, 2017

[5] Center of Religious Studies – Moscou

[6] Centro Studi Abusi Psicologici – ONLUS – Bari, Italia

[7] Centre Contre les Manipulations Mentales – Centre Roger Ikor – Paris

[8] Groupe d’Étude des Mouvements de Pensée en vue de la Protection de l’Individu – Marseille