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INVESTIGATION AND ANALYSIS:

CRITICA

CRITICA /ˈkɾi.ti.ka/: n. of latin feminine origins   

Critica is non-partisan research center with multidisciplinary expertise drawn from international institutions and contexts. We provide insight on issues of conflict, security, and human rights.  

 

Our analysis meets the highest standard of scholarship. Our research is published in peer reviewed journals aimed at policy makers and academia.    

Nadia Al-Dayel, PhD
Executive Director
Aaron Anfinson, PhD
Director of Analysis
Hari Prasad
Research Associate in
Middle Eastern and
South Asian Politics
David Foran
Research Associate in Organizational Security
Hampton Stall
Research Associate of Conflict Anthropology
Graeme Anfinson
Research Practitioner
in the Politics of Labor and Detainment
 

Publications

Current

Landmines and Improvised Explosive Devices:

The Lingering Terror of the Islamic State

Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

Not Yet Dead: The Establishment and Regulation of Slavery by the Islamic State

Studies on Conflict & Terrorism

Identity Construction Through Discourse: A Case Study of ISIS’s No Respite Video

Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

"Now is the Time to Wake Up": narratives of political awareness

Terrorism and Political Violence

The treachery of images: visualising "statehood" as a tactic for the legitimization of non-state actors

Terrorism and Political Violence

Sexual Suppression and Political Agency:

evoking a woman's support for the Islamic State

Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

"In the Words of the Enemy":

the Islamic State’s reflexive projection of statehood

Critical Studies on Terrorism

Forthcoming

Detained: corruption and enslavement in Libya after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi

 
 

EVENTS

  • Thu, Jan 28
    Online Workshop
    Technology and Governance: Exploring law and innovation in the absence of state governance
    Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Law Faculty at the University of Oxford
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  • Wed, Apr 07
    ISA 2021
    DETAINED: Migration, Enslavement and Power in Libya After Muammar Gaddafi
    ISA 2021, MIGRATION AND SECURITY
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  • Thu, Dec 10
    Online Conference
    Human Trafficking, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: What Are the Links
    Dr. Nadia Al-dayel is an invited speaker at ACAMS Virtual MENA Conference
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  • Thu, Mar 26
    Honolulu
    International Studies Association 2020
    This conference was cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
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  • Tue, Oct 08
    500034
    A Tale of 2 Extremes: Islamist Reactions to Hindutva Nationalism
    By Hari Prasad
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  • Mon, Sep 16
    Marina Mandarin
    Workshop by Centre of Excellence for National Security
    Hari Prasad will be presenting on the Salafi-Jihadist Reaction to Hindu Nationalism
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  • Thu, Jun 20
    University of Oslo
    Documenting the Islamic State
    Part a forthcoming article, this talk offers a comprehensive assessment of the three-fold use of slavery by ISIS in the Sinjar crisis of 2014.
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  • Thu, Jun 20
    University of Oslo
    Terrorist Imagery in Propaganda
    Aaron Anfinson will be presenting at the 2019 Society for Terrorism Research International Conference in Oslo, Norway. Developing an innovative method for examining imagery, this paper is published in the journal of Terrorism and Political Violence.
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CONTACT 

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Critica Research and Analysis LLC

Washington, DC (Satellite Office) 

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