Saimum Parvez is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA-IMPACT) postdoctoral fellow at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Belgium. Before joining the VUB, he was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Sociology, North South University, Bangladesh. He also taught as an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, University of Chittagong (2010-2013). Parvez received his Ph.D. (2021) from the University of Sydney. The title of his dissertation is "Understanding Digital Media and the Lifecycles of Bangladeshi Violent Extremists." He achieved his MA (2015) from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University under the Fulbright scholarship program. His recent publications were published in several scholarly journals, such as Democratization (2021), Perspectives on Terrorism (2019), and Terrorism and Political Violence (2018). He received the Center for Genocide Studies and United Nations Development Programme (CGS-UNDP) Peace Fellowship 2018. Parvez’s research interests include the impacts of digital media on terrorism, South Asian migrants in Europe, and Bangladesh Politics.
Religion, Migration, Radicalization, South Asia