Abdalhadi Alijla


Research Interests

Democracy and Democratization, Extremism and Radicalism, Middle Eastern Studies, Social Capital, Divided Soceities

Institutional Contact

Varieties of Democracy Institute

Gothenburg University

Sprängkullsgatan 19



Abdalhadi  Alijla is a Palestinian - Swedish academic and writer. He is associate Researcher at Varieties of Democracy Institute at Gothenburg University, Sweden, besides being the Regional Manager of the Gulf.   He is the director of Institute for Middle East Studies, Canada(IMESC). Abdalhadi is the He has a PhD in political studies from state university of Milan. He holds a M.A. degree in Public Policy and Governance from Zeppelin University- Friedrichshafen, Germany. In 2010, he was a visiting researcher at ICCROM in Rome, Italy.   Abdalhadi was a fellow of Soliya network for dialogue and selected as a junior scientist at the 3oth Alternative Noble Prize by Right Livelihood College. He is DAAD fellow of Public Policy and Good Governance, and a fellow of Royal Society of Art and Science, UK