Tom Olsen

Fighter against extremism

Speaker

Tom Olsen got his Master`s degree in social work. Today he works as a crime prevention coordinator. That is next to his position as an independent consultant and lecturer in Norway and on the international stage. He is attracted especially by underlying causes of entry and exit processes in extremist ideologies and groups. His conclusion is that most extremists don`t have a defence against compassion and love.

He will show us that actually entered extremism for other reasons than hate, which leaves the door wide open for an exit if met by the right person. Tom knows very well what he`s talking about - he`s got a very unique experience himself.

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