Simone Molin Friis – University of Copenhagen

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Simone Molin Friis

Simone Molin Friis is a PhD student at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen.

Simone's PhD project examines the relationship between political violence, visual politics, and power focusing on the war against the Islamic State. Her research interests include: 1) execution videos, 2) terror and media, 3) public spectacles, 4) Islamic State, 5) propaganda and imagery, and 6) the role of images of violence in security politics.

Simone has written an article on the role of the Islamic State’s beheading videos in American and British security debates (published in International Affairs) and a chapter on the Islamic State's use of media and staged violence (published in Splittelsen in Global Jihad). 

For further information and a full CV please visit Simone's homepage.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriisSimone

Email: smf@ifs.ku.dk

Direct number: +45 28293957 (DK)