Research Fellow, King's College London

Florence Keen is a Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, specialising in far-right extremism and violence. She is studying for her PhD in War Studies at King’s College London, examining the interaction of individuals and social movements from extremist ideologies to understand what is fuelling far-right violence in the UK and internationally.

Florence was previously a Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute where her work focussed on terrorist financing, including impact of new technologies in fundraising and the unintended consequences of counterterrorism legislation on civil society.

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Recent Publications

  • ‘Funding for Right-Wing Extremist Movements: How They Raise Funds and How to Counter It,’ RUSI Journal, May 2019, (with Tom Keatinge and Kayla Izenman) available here.
  • ‘Social Media and (Counter) Terrorist Finance: A Fund- Raising and Disruption Tool,’ Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, November 2018 (with Tom Keatinge) available here.
  • ‘Virtual Currencies and Terrorist Financing: Assessing the Risks and Evaluating Responses,’ European Parliament TERR Committee, May 2018, (with David Carlisle and Tom Keatinge) available here
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