This module is a resource for lecturers


Additional teaching tools


This section includes links to relevant teaching aides such as PowerPoint slides and video material, that could help the lecturer teach the issues covered by the Module. Lecturers can adapt the slides and other resources to their needs.

Documentaries / Films

  • Andrew Niccol (2005), ' Lord of War': Movie highlighting the internal struggle of an arms dealer, who confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol Agent. [Duration: 2.25 mins.]
  • Bombach, A. (2018), 'On her shoulders': Nadia Murad's life is a dizzying array of exhausting undertakings - from giving testimony before the U.N. to visiting refugee camps to soul-bearing media interviews and one-on-one meetings with top government officials. Filmmaker Alexandria Bombach follows this strong-willed young woman, who survived in 2014 and escaped the hands of ISIS to become a relentless beacon of hope for her people, even when at times she longs to lay aside this monumental burden and simply have an ordinary life. [Duration: 2.35 mins.]
  • Neumann, P and Basra, R. (2018), ' Organized Crime and Terrorism in the UK and Ireland': Recording of a conference held at the Institute of International and European Affairs on the nexus between crime and terrorism, challenging traditional understandings of national security. [Duration: 30.42 mins.]

Ted Talks and Conferences

  • Alastair Gray (2017), ' How fake handbags fund terrorism and organized crime' Ted Conference: What's the harm in buying a knock-off purse or a fake designer watch? According to counterfeit investigator Alastair Gray, fakes like these fund terrorism and organized crime. "Let's shine a light on the dark forces of counterfeiting that are hiding in plain sight", Gray says. [Duration: 12.03 mins.]
  • Loretta Napoleoni (2009), ' The intricate economics of terrorism' Ted Conference: Loretta Napoleoni details her rare opportunity to talk to the secretive Italian Red Brigades -- an experience that sparked a lifelong interest in terrorism. She gives a behind-the-scenes look at its complex economics, revealing a surprising connection between money laundering and the US Patriot Act. [Duration: 15.38 mins.]


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