I will be present on November 26 at 8 p.m. to do my prescriptions and talk about my book #MachineJihad

On the program for the next Annual Congress from July 1 to 3!

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We hope to see you there!

Virtual conference about street gangs in the Greater Toronto Area.

Participation in the memoir on conjugal violence of  l’Ordre des criminologues presented to the Comité d’experts sur l’accompagnement des victimes d’agressions sexuelles et de violence conjugale du Québec


September 2019, cannabis prevention workshop for Melkite youth


International Symposium on Islamism and Violence at the University of Montreal organized by CÉRIUM, I presented some results of my research on jihadists.

International Symposium of the UNESCO Chair in Memory, Cultures and Interculturality from 21 to 22 March 2019 in Lyon (France). The theme: Francophony facing the challenges of terrorism: the case of the Sahel states in Africa. My presentation focused on my research as well as the concepts of terrorism and de-radicalization.


Presentation about some data from my research on youth and the jihadist commitment at the Longueuil Campus / Université de Sherbrooke, at the Society, Law and Religion Research Center’s Colloquium. Organized in collaboration with Dr. Sami Aoun,  The theme: “Religious, Sectarian and Ethnocultural Violence: Legitimation Speech, Partisan Activism, Perspectives in Western Democracies”.

8 December 2018: Speaking on behalf of Quebec at the Intergovernmental Committee about the 2005 Convention.

November 16th, 2018: World Philosophy Day and A Night of Philosophy. I organized, with my collaborator William Grenier-Chalifoux, a Quebec program with more than 200 young people, including 20 from Quebec, as well as several Quebec personalities and organizations: PhiloJeune Québec-France, Tapaj France-Québec, Parminou Theater, Wapikoni Mobile, BD Quebec City, Quebec City, Philosophers Narbonne and Hamraoui, Olympian Marlène Harnois, rapper Webster and two comic book artists, P. Girard & CY. What more can be said! Quebec shined at UNESCO!

Senate 150th Anniversary Medals. Presence of several high quality people: Mrs. Colette Roy Laroche and the whole team Mobilis, Bikers against Child abuse and Béchard Bergeron Family.

Speaking at the World Social Science Forum organized by the UNESCO and the International Social Science Council (Fukuoka, Japan); Theme: Security and equality for a sustainable future; September 25th to 28th.

The round table: “Education and art for the prevention of violent extremism among young people”. El Diablo, author of Lascars et Radicalishow 1 and 2, creates links through the comic books.

The round table: “Education and art for the prevention of violent extremism among young people”. Other prevention projects: SomeOne and the play: Embrigadés.

Review of our work during the consultations of 18 and 19 April on the prevention of violent extremism through education at UNESCO

Intervention at the 2nd day of consultation on the prevention of violent extremism through education at UNESCO. Let’s involve families, use the resources we already have, such as the  Chaire UNESCO-PREV, and talk about violence.

Launch of the CCUNESCO Campaign and info_radical “What if I was wrong? “.

Annual seminar of the Department of Anthropology, University of Montreal.

March 25th 2018, interview at Radio Canada with Mr. Roy at the Salon du livre de Trois-Rivières.

March 2nd and 3rd – Salon du livre de l’Outaouais with Kim Thuy, Sister Angèle, Nicole Bordeleau, Jean-Marie Lapointe and Denis-Martin Chabot.

1st and 2nd February 2018- I made a presentation at the 24th day of reflection organized by Centre de psychologie clinique interculturelle-APPM-CREFSI (Grenoble) on the theme: Adolescence facing extremist influence processes: Impacts on family, siblings and care.

More than a hundred people at the launching of my book. Thanks to everyone for being there.

Prevention workshop on juvenile prostitution for parents at an elementary school in the Laurentides.

On November 9, 2017, I made a presentation on the jihadists at the Congress of Société de criminologie du Québec.

Friday, November 3, I participated in two interesting seminars of IFACEF / COFAQ and ACSALF.


October 21 – Conference on corruption offered to a Lebanese delegation.


October 25, 2017 – Presentation of my research at Canadian Youth & Justice Conference in Toronto. Workshop: Radicalization of Young People through Social Media. Title of my presentation: Becoming-jihadist.


Friday, October 6th – I participated in the Annual Social Colloquium of Racines. Themes: Adaptation of intervention methods with Maghrebian families. My presentation: Youth and delinquency.

Friday, October 6 – International Conference of the UNESCO Chair and the IEIM at UQAM on Media and Terrorism.

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Mission in Lebanon: Make Mourani-Criminology known and export our expertise. Meeting with several officials of the police and Lebanese Homeland Security. Visit of several prisons in the Beirut region.

I made two presentations about jihadists, May 11th and 12th,  at the ACFAS’s seminar. My presentations : Transformation et Islam and Le devenir-jihadiste des jeunes occidentaux à l’ère d’Internet : événements, affects et sens

On May 4th and 5th, I made a speech on the becoming-jihadist at the Conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) and at the conference of the Critical Perspectives: Criminology and Social Justice (Carleton University / University of Ottawa)  and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (University of Winnipeg)

Demonstration in Ottawa to support Law C-452. Trudeau must implement it. Thanks to Anouk Gregoire and her team for organizing the event.

Prevention workshop: “Prostitution and Street gangs” for 14 to 17-year-olds of the Midade group

Panel on citizenship organized by CIVIX_Canada in the presence of several teachers. I was on the panel with Benoit Racette, John Parisella, Réjean Parent and as moderator, Jean-Pierre Charbonneau.


Colloquium “Leadership avec un grand Elle” organized by Young Bar of Montreal. I was on a panel with JP Shoiry and Sophia Rossi. The public was mostly young women lawyers.


Meeting with Laura Passoni in Brussels, author of “Au coeur de Daesh avec mon fils“.


December 8th, 2016 – Speech at the IRTS / IDS Symposium on jihadists in Rouen / France. The theme is “Norms, deviances, and new technologies”.


Speech at the Observatoire sur le Moyen-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord. Theme: “Perspectives on the Middle East and North Africa”.


November 1st, 2016 – Speech at the Québec-UNESCO Conference on “Internet and Radicalization of Young people: Prevent, Act and Live Together” (


I was invited to the “Forum des idées pour le Québec ” as a panelist to give a speech on the phenomenon of young Westerners, including Canadians, who join jihadist groups.


I am at the Seminar  on terrorism and violent radicalization held in Paris from 6 to 8 June 2016 by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.


4th of May: I share with several Bordeaux stakeholders on the work of criminologist , street gangs , human trafficking and jihad .


My journey continues in Europe. After the conference in Paris , I am in Nice for another one on radicalization


Second day of the international conference on radicalization . Benslama does the opening and Bronner is super interesting.


I am in France for my research on Jihad


A beautiful day at the conference on radical Islam in Canada organized at the millitary College of St-Jean.


I am at a discussion meeting on radicalization in the Little Maghreb.


At the Women’s Summit with my friend, Paulina Ayala , former NDP MP


Violence and women at the Women’s Summit : Isabelle Montpetit , Melissa M Dupuis and I. This was really interesting

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