Professor of International Relations, University of Granada. Executive Secretary of the Euro-Arab Foundation for Higher Studies since February 2013. Former Deputy Rector for Students (University of Granada). Fulbright Scholarship, University of Delaware (USA). Researcher at the Geneva Center for Security Policy (Geneva, Switzerland). Researcher at the European Institute of Public Administration (Maastricht, Netherlands). Research at: TAKEDOWN: Understand the Dimensions of Organised Crime and Terrorist Networks for Developing Effective and Efficient Security solutions for first-line-practitioners. H2020 project. Reference: 700688. (2016-2019); DERAD: Counter radicalization through the Rule of Law (JUST/2015/JTRA/AG/EJTR/8704), European Commission, 2016-2018; SISUMMA: Social Initiative of Support to Minorities through Media-Activism. Europe for Citizens Program. (2016-2018); Training Aid: Mobile Assistance Interagency Teams to Detect and Prevent the Escalation of Violent Radicalism (HOME/2015/ISFP/AG/LETX/8774), European Commission, 2016-2018; Foreign fighters and European security. Psychosocial parameters of radicalization. Ministry of innovation and science. Spain. (2011-2014).email@example.com
Doctor of the University of Granada in Arabic and Hebrew Cultures: Language, Literature and History (Department of Semitic Studies). Thesis title: “Evolution of political Islam in Sudan: from the Muslim Brotherhood to the National Congress”, qualified with outstanding cum laude unanimously. Deputy Secretary for Cultural Cooperation and International Relations of the Euro-Arab Foundation for Higher Studies, Spanish Ministry of Education, since April 23, 2014 till now. Principal Investigator of Casa Árabe – International Institute for Arab Studies and the Muslim World (IEAM), from October 20, 2006 to June 8, 2012. Professor of the Department of Semitic Studies of the University of Granada since October 16, 2012.Head of projects of the Euro-Arab Institute of Education and Training Foundation, an organization based in Granada under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in partnership with the Arab League, from December 5, 2012 to April 30, 2013. Specialist at the Seminar The global challenge of Jihadism in the twenty-first century: “Radicalization of Islamism: the political emergence of Salafism”, 2015. Chair of International Studies, University of the Basque Countryrafaelortega@ugr.es
Projects Manager and PhD. Social Science Doctoral Programme. University of Granada. Research on Media activism to counter Islamofobia and Radicalization: common approaches to understand, prevent and combat extremism leading to violence with special focus in media narratives and counter-alternative narratives. Research Manager:TAKEDOWN: Understand the Dimensions of Organised Crime and Terrorist Networks for Developing Effective and Efficient Security solutions for first-line-practitioners. H2020 project. (2016-2019); DERAD: Counter radicalization through the Rule of Law (JUST/2015/JTRA/AG/EJTR/8704), European Commission, 2016-2018; SISUMMA: Social Initiative of Support to Minorities through Media-Activism. Europe for Citizens programme. (2016-2018); Training Aid Mobile Assistance Interagency Teams to Detect and Prevent the Escalation of Violent Radicalism (HOME/2015/ISFP/AG/LETX/8774), European Commission, firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Projects and Programs. Euro-Arab Foundation. Researcher of Arab Studies at the University of Granada (Contemporary Arab Studies Research Group). Master Studies in Migration Law; Master Studies in Arab and Hebrew Cultures: Past and Present; Degree in Arab Studies; Degree in Law (University of Granada). Mr. González Riera has taught “Arabic Literature” and “History and Culture of the Arab-Muslim World” at the University of Granada.email@example.com
International Chair Programs Manager and co-ordinator of the Chair of Studies in Islamic Civilization and Renewal of Religious Thought Master of Advanced Studies – Peace, Conflicts and Democracy. Project Manager. Strong background in peace studies, theories of conflicts and violence, democratization studies and research skills as well as in Management of Development Cooperation Projects. Mr Laaguir is in charge of cultural awareness as well as relations with the Arab firstname.lastname@example.org
Research and Projects Department. Euro-Arab Foundation. Degree in Law (UGR). Master in Legal Practice (UGR); Master in Development Cooperation, Public Management and NGOs (UGR). Expert in Migration and Asylum Policies of the EU (UCM). Expert in Management of Proximity Violence (UJA). PhD candidate at the Institute for Migration Studies (UGR). Researcher and Lawyer specialized in Human Rights, Cooperation, Migration and Gender Violence, she has worked in organizations such as the Red Cross with which she continues to collaborate and as a consultant in countries such as Bolivia, Turkmenistan or Kazakhstan or Jordan. She is a speaker at different conferences and email@example.com
Department of Research and Projects of the Euro-Arab Foundation. PhD Candidate in Social Psychology (University of Córdoba); Master’s Degree in Research in Behavior and Cognition (University of Barcelona); Master’s Degree in International Studies of Peace, Conflicts and Development (Universitat Jaume I); Graduate Degree in English (University of València). Research on conflict management, prevention of violent behavior, radicalization and firstname.lastname@example.org
Responsible for the communication and transfer actions of the Research and Projects Department of the Euro-Arab Foundation. Graduated in Social and Cultural Anthropology (University of Granada). Master in international relations between the European Union and the Mediterranean (Complutense University of Madrid and Euro-Mediterranean University Institute EMUI). She collaborates as a researcher and project officer with the European Institute of the Mediterranean and the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for dialogue between Cultures.
Project Officer in the Research and Projects Department, Euro-Arab Foundation. Master in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (Democritus University of Thrace); Master in Islam Today. Trends in Islamic thought and management of coexistence and diversity (University of Granada); Degree in International and European Studies (University of Piraeus). Researcher at the Center for Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS), University of the Peloponnese. He has worked at the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) with asylum seekers. He conducts research on transnational relations and political transition in the MENA region, the Mediterranean and South Asia, migration, human rights, security and terrorism.
Research and Projects Department Euro-Arab Foundation. PhD Candidate in Social Sciences University of Granada. Master’s Degree in Development Cooperation, Public Magnagement and NGOs. Graduate Degree in Political Science and Public Administration. Graduate Degree in Law. Research on political regimes and political change; electoral processes and Goverment formation; party systems and inter-party relations; political oposition and non-institutional actors. Area Studies North Africa and the Middle East. She has conducted research and fieldwork on social movements and anti-system parties in Morocco. Also she has experience in management of development cooperation projects on migrations, human rights, political participation, education and gender.
Research on Societies, Human Rights, Cultural Diversity and Migrations.
This area focuses on the study of three basic aspects of increasingly globalized societies in which various inequalities and frictions are manifested:
Research on Radicalization, Prevention and Security.
This area focuses on the study and understanding of violent radicalization processes, their various manifestations and implications, and de-radicalization processes:
Transfer and Communication
This area focuses on the transfer of research results, outcomes, data and knowledge between different stakeholders. Our aim is to generate a social and educational impact through activities aimed at the dissemination of knowledge, experience and skills.