Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability, 2012 – University of Exeter, UK, and Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy.

Master’s Degree in International Relations and Human Rights, 2007 – University of Torino, Italy.

Bachelor Degree in International Studies, 2005 – University of Torino, Italy.

Biographical Information

Giulia Daniele is Researcher and Guest Assistant Professor at the Centro de Estudos Internacionais of the Iscte-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in Portugal.

She completed her Ph.D. in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability under a co-tutelle agreement between the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Italy) and the University
of Exeter (UK) in April 2012.

She has conducted fieldwork researches across the Middle East and North Africa, especially in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Israel and Tunisia. She has also been engaged with international organisations and cooperation projects. Her main research interests extensively cover the intersection of Middle East politics with a focus on Palestine and Israel, social movements, gender and feminist studies, conflict resolution, settler colonialism, and ethno-national narratives.

Her first book is entitled “Women, Reconciliation and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Road Not Yet Taken” (Routledge, 2014 hardcover and 2018 paperback). Among her latest articles: “Political and Social Protests From The Margins: The Role of Mizrahi Jews in Israeli Grassroots Activism” (Etnográfica, 2019) and “Mizrahi Jews and the Zionist Settler Colonial Context: Between Inclusion and Struggle” (Settler Colonial Studies, 2020).

Key Publications

Daniele, Giulia (2014). Women, Reconciliation and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Road Not Yet Taken. London and New York: Routledge. (ISBN 978-0-415-72245-2)

Daniele, Giulia (2014). “Tunisian Women’s Activism After the January 14 Revolution: Looking Within and Towards the Other Side of the Mediterranean”, Journal of International Women’s Studies, 15 (2), 16-32. (ISSN 1539-8706)

Daniele, Giulia (2014). “Women’s Political Movements in the West Bank and Israel: Challenging Perspectives from Within”, Fe Dergi, 5 (2), 20-25, Center for Women’s Studies (KASAUM) – University of Ankara. (ISSN 1309-128X)

Daniele, Giulia (2013). “Challenging Ethno-National Narratives in Palestine/Israel: Interconnections between Past and Present”, Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History. Journal of Fondazione CDEC, 5 (ISSN 2037-741X)

Daniele, Giulia (2012). “Un unico stato israelo-palestinese: l’inseguimento di un’utopia (A Single Israeli-Palestinian State: Just a Utopia?)”, in Ester Fano (a cura di), Germi di non violenza in acque agitate. Roma: Ediesse Edizioni (ISBN 88-230-1668-2)


Daniele, G. (2016) "Looking for a new legitimacy: internal challenges within the Israeli Left", Global Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs and Applied Contemporary Thought, 6 (3), 470-486.

Daniele, G. (2015) "Israël-Palestine : le militantisme féminin dans le conflit", In Aurélie Leroy État des résistances dans le Sud. Mouvements de femmes, CETRI, Syllepse. ISBN: 978-2-84950-481-9.