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    The Middle East Studies Forum (MESF) is a leading Australian research and teaching group hosted at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, focussed on the Middle East and Central Asia.

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    • Authoritarian power in space, time and exile

      Dr Dara Conduit recently published a paper in Political Geography that discusses extra-territorial authoritarian power, focusing on the dynamic between the Syrian regime and the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood. Access the full paper here.

    • The UN Security Council must act now to save northwest Syria

      Dr Dara Conduit provided a briefing in the Middle East Institute on the upcoming UNSC vote on cross-border aid in northwest Syria. Read the full piece here.

    • Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

      The Middle East Studies Forum is proud to announce that Dr Dara Conduit has won an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Dara will be spending the next two years working on a solo project on authoritarianism and Syria.

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