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How big a threat is Islamic State in Central Asia?

How big a threat is Islamic State in Central Asia? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Islamic State has been spreading its influence beyond the Middle East – and Central Asia could be in the firing line.

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This article was co-authored by ESRC-funded John Heathershaw.

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‘I was changing a nappy when call for help came’

‘I was changing a nappy when call for help came’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A Lancaster University linguistics lecturer has used her expertise to give an insight into the background of an Islamist State militant connected with the death of a US journalist. Guardian reporter Gayle Rouncivell spoke to Dr Claire Hardaker about her unexpected popularity within the national media.
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Dr Claire Hardaker is funded by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Sciences (CASS) at Lancaster University. Her research in the field of social media looks at topics such as flaming, trolling, cyberbullying, and online grooming.

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