H. A. Hellyer
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Dr. H.A. Hellyer

Dr H.A. Hellyer, speaking on the BBC's 'Doha Debates'
Academic background
Alma materWarwick University
Sheffield University
Academic work
DisciplineInternational RelationsReligion
InstitutionsBrookings Institution
Royal United Services Institute
Harvard University
Atlantic Council
Warwick University
Notable worksThe Other Europeans: Muslims of Europe
A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt
A Sublime Way: The Sufi Path of the Sages of Makka
Dr H.A. Hellyer is a British scholar and analyst. He writes on the politics of the modern Arab world, religion and politics in Europe and internationally, majority-minority relations, security issues and the Muslim world​–​West relations.​[1] He is a senior nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council's Center for the Middle East,[2] and associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute.​[3] Previously a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution's Foreign Policy section,​[4] and he was also Democracy Non-Resident Fellow for the academic year 2014 to 2015 at the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University​.​[5]
Hellyer was previously Senior Practice Consultant at the Abu Dhabi Gallup Center,[6] and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Warwick​.​[7] Dr Hellyer was appointed to the British government's Taskforce on Tackling Radicalisation and Extremism.​[8] Dr. Hellyer was appointed as deputy convener of the United Kingdom taskforce on tackling radicalization and extremism after the 7/7 bombings in London in 2005. He also served as the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) first economic and social research council fellow, within its Islam team and counter-terrorism team.[4]
He is the author of a number of books and articles, including Muslims of Europe: the 'Other' Europeans, and A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road beyond Revolt.
1Early life and education
3Middle East[14]
6External links
Early life and education​[​edit​]
Hellyer was raised between the UK and the Middle East.[6]
After receiving his PhD from the University of Warwick, Hellyer was made Fellow of the University of Warwick​.​[7] He was appointed as Deputy Convenor of the UK government's Taskforce on Tackling Radicalisation and Extremism in the aftermath of the 2005 London bombings​.​[8]
He is a Fellow of the Young Foundation​, that specializes in social innovation to tackle structural inequality​,​[9] as well as other institutions. He was a long-term consultant on Demos think tank projects ‘Community Engagement and Counter-terrorism’ and ‘Counter-radicalisation & Muslim communities’.​[7]
Hellyer was a Ford Fellow of the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution​,​[10] as well as a UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Expert.​[11] Additionally, as the recipient of a Law degree from the University of Sheffield,​[2] he taught as a Visiting Professor of Law at the American University in Cairo.[11]
Hellyer was a Europe Fellow of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding in Detroit, Michigan, and has contributed a number of blogs to its website.​[12]
Hellyer was a Senior Practice Consultant and Senior Analyst at the Abu Dhabi Gallup Center.[6] He contributed a post-Mubarak pre-Sisi piece on Egypt to Chatham House studies on international affairs.​[13]
Middle East​[14]​[​edit​]
In 2009, Hellyer gave an invited talk at the UK Embassy in Bahrain​.​[15]​[16]
In 2010, Hellyer took part in a series of debates entitled "The future of Islam in Europe" and hosted by the British Council in Switzerland.​[17]
In 2011, Hellyer gave a seminar in Singapore for the International Institute for Strategic Studies on the "Arab Spring".​[18]
"Dr. Hellyer's Website"
^ a b Council, Atlantic. "H.A. Hellyer". Atlantic Council. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
rusi.org: Biography of H. A. Hellyer​Archived 15 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine
^ a b brookings.edu: Biography of H. A. Hellyer Archived 13 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine
ash.harvard.edu: Biography of H. A. Hellyer
^ a b c
abudhabigallupcenter.com: Biography of H. A. Hellyer
^ a b c warwick.ac.uk: Biography of H. A. Hellyer
^ a b​communities.gov.uk: "'Preventing Extremism Together' Working Groups", August–October 2005
^​youngfoundation.org: Biography of H. A. Hellyer Archived 22 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine
^ "Working Group Participants" (PDF). The Roles of Muslim-Majority and Muslim-Minority Communities in a Global Context. Saban Centre at the Brookings Institution. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 November 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
^ a b "Maslaha: Advisors". Dr Hisham Hellyer. Maslaha. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
^ "ISPU Scholars". H.A. HELLYER - EUROPE FELLOW. Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. Archived from
the original on 17 April 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
"The chance for change in the Arab World: Egypt's uprising". Chatham House. 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
^ a b
"Muslims Of Europe - The "other" Europeans | Books | Reviews | January 2010 | emel - the muslim lifestyle magazine"​. www.emel.com​. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
^ "UK in Bahrain". The British Embassy in Bahrain organised a lecture by leading British academic Dr. Hisham Hellyer. British Embassy Bahrain. 24 November 2009. Archived from
the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
Gulf Daily News: Bahrain talk[dead link]
^ Morrissey, Caroline (11 March 2010).
"Our Shared Europe". The future of Islam in Europe. British Council. Archived from the original on 28 October 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
^ "IISS Asia Seminar Series". The Arab Spring turning into the Arab Summer: Seasonal Challenges in Egypt. International Institute for Strategic Studies. 8 July 2011. Archived from
the original on 15 April 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
^ Deepa, D.A. (12 January 2010).
"A Review: Muslims of Europe". IslamOnline​.
"Review: Muslims of Europe: The "Other" Europeans, H A Hellyer (2009)". www.academia.edu​. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
External links​[​edit​]
Categories: Living peopleAlumni of the University of WarwickBritish political journalistsScholars of SufismAlumni of the University of SheffieldIslam and politics
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