Chamila Liyanage

Chamila Liyanage is a researcher, author, and a practitioner and policy fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR). Educated at University of London under the research supervision received from the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King’s College, London, she currently works at Radical-R: Radicalisation Research, applying the principles of content marketing to develop contents, tools and virtual systems that contribute to prevent violent radicalization in the grassroots. She has research experience in post-Cold War secessionist conflicts, post-9/11 religious extremism and the current visibility of the radical right.

The Radical Right Makes a Comeback in Sri Lanka

Aug 12, 2019

Opposition to the postwar liberal world order seems like the new back to normal, as it is based on a natural impulse to shut out the feared “other” in order to be safe, rather than recklessly open and vulnerable. Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky notes why this back to normal is natural...

8chan: Where the Appalling Becomes Appealing

Jul 18, 2019

8chan is one of the most notorious message boards on the internet. Its contents include subjects ranging from extremist political ideas to extreme pornography. Unsurprisingly, it stands by the slogan “Embrace Infamy.” Visitors receive an equally intriguing salutation: “Welcome to 8chan, the Darkest Reaches of the Internet.” 8chan’s ability to...