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British [Muslim] Values is a research project run by academics at the University of East Anglia.

Professor Lee Jarvis is a Professor of International Politics at the University of East Anglia. He is an editor of the journal Critical Studies on Terrorism and author or editor of eleven books on the politics of terrorism, counter-terrorism and security, including: Times of Terror: Discourse, Temporality and the War on TerrorCyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment and ResponseCounter-Radicalisation: Critical PerspectivesCritical Perspectives on Counter-terrorismSecurity: A Critical IntroductionTerrorism Online: Politics, Law and TechnologyAnti-Terrorism, Citizenship and Security,  Neoliberalism and Terror: Critical Engagements and Terrorism: A Critical IntroductionLee’s research has been externally funded by sources including the ESRC, the AHRC, NATO, the US Office of Naval Research, and the EPSRC Bridging the Gaps Programme. Email:

Professor Lee Marsden is a Professor of International Relations and head of the school of Political, Social and International Studies. He is a specialist in faith, politics and international relations; international relations theory and US foreign policy. From 2009-2012 Lee was a trustee and member of the executive of the British International Studies Association. From 2010 to 2013 he served as co-convenor of the BISA US foreign policy working group. Lee is organiser of the Keswick Hall lecture series, Charles Clarke in Conversation series and with Professor John Charmley founder and organiser of the Religious Literacy Network based at UEA. He is author of six books, including three edited volumes and is series editor for the Routledge Series on Religion and International Security. Email:

Dr. Eylem Atakav is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies where she teaches courses on women and film; women, Islam and media; and Middle Eastern media. She is the author of Women and Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation (2012) and editor of Directory of World Cinema: Turkey (Intellect, 2013). Her academic interests are on Middle Eastern film and television; representation of ‘honour’ crimes in the media, and women’s cinema. She writes frequently on issues around gender and culture for the Huffington Post (UK) and for her co-authored blog on women’s cinema: Auteuse Theories. Email: