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

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    • The future of Afghanistan's energy diplomacy

      MESF PhD candidate Safiullah Taye was interviewed by the International Peace Studies Centre on energy politics in Afghanistan. Read the article in full (Persian).

    • Understanding Islamic aid flows to enhance global humanitarian assistance

      MESF's Dr David Tittensor and Tezcan Gümüş have published a new paper in Contemporary Islam with Professor Matthew Clarke on Islamic aid. Read the full text here.

    • The Role of SAARC and EU in Managing Refugees in South Asia and Beyond: Potential for North-South Cooperation

      Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has published a new piece in Global Policy on the role of SAARC and the EU in managing refugees in South Asia. Read it here.

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