Stig Jarle Hansen, associate professor at the University of Life Sciences in Norway, will explore the domestic and international implications of Al-Shabaab. The Islamic terror group Al-Shabaab has gained international notoriety through attacks in malls and schools in Kenya and in the Horn of Africa. Hansen, world-renowned expert on the Al-Shabaab Group, is the author of Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group. Reception to follow. The discussion will take place on October 13th at 4:30 pm in Johnson Auditorium of the Wall College of Business at Coastal Carolina University.