Conspiracy theories are providing simple solutions to complex phenomena, causing violence across Italy and threatening the country’s social and political fabric. Continue Reading
Francesca Gentile has recently graduated with a Master’s in Terrorism, Security and Society from King’s College London. Previously, she attained a Bachelor’s in International Affairs with a Minor in Marketing from John Cabot University in Rome. For her Master’s dissertation, Francesca focused on the ways in which the extreme far-right and ISIS exploited the coronavirus pandemic. Her research interests focus on: conspiracy theories, online radicalisation and far-right terrorist attacks.