Nadia Al-dayel

BA, MA, PhD

Executive Director

Nadia Al-Dayel’s expertise involves investigating the use of slavery and explosives in territory formally controlled by the Islamic State (ISIS), as well as broader issues of captivity and human rights abuses. She has been associated with the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. She also has been a Research Associate for the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, tracking governmental responses to modern slavery within (non)conflict areas. She is a peer review editor and her work is aimed at security practitioners and academics. Her research experience comes from living and working in the United States, the United Kingdom, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. 

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Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Nadia Al-Dayel, Andrew Mumford and Kevin Bales

Not Yet Dead:

the establishment and regulation of slavery

by the Islamic State 

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism (2020)

Aaron Anfinson and Nadia Al-Dayel

Landmines and Improvised Explosive Devices: the lingering terror of the Islamic State

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism (2020)

Megan Conroy and Nadia Al-Dayel

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

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism (2020)

Nadia Al-Dayel

“Now is the Time to Wake Up”:

Islamic State's Narratives of Political Awareness 

Terrorism and Political Violence (2019)

Nadia Al-Dayel

Sexual Suppression and Political Agency:

Evoking a woman's support for the Islamic State 

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism (2018)

Nadia Al-Dayel and Aaron Anfinson 

“In the Words of the Enemy”:

the Islamic State's reflexive projection of statehood

Critical Studies on Terrorism (2018, 11(1))

Essays and Invited Commentaries

Nadia Al-Dayel and Andrew Mumford

ISIS and Their Use of Slavery

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism--the Hague 

Recent Conferences and

Invited Speaking Engagements

International Studies Association (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

Honolulu, Hawaii, March 26, 2020

Society for Terrorism Research International Conference

Oslo, Norway, June 20, 2019

Society for Terrorism Research International Conference

Liverpool, United Kingdom, Sept 6, 2018

Center for Conflict, Security and Terrorism

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, Oct 10, 2018

University of Nottingham Politics and International Relations Summer Conference

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, June 21, 2018

British International Studies Association Conference

Bath, United Kingdom, June 13, 2018

Political Studies Association

Cardiff, United Kingdom, March 28, 2018

University of Nottingham

Politics Professional Development Course

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, Dec 6, 2017

Terrorism and Social Media Conference (TASMconf)

University of Swansea, United Kingdom, April 27, 2017

Contact

Nadia Al-Dayel

al-dayel@criticaresearch.com

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