• 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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    • MESF partners with DFAT in Indonesia for gender equality

      Shahram Akbarzadeh and Annemarie Ferguson implemented the first stage of the DFAT Australia Awards 'Leadership Development for Islamic Women Leaders' project in Indonesia. Read more.

    • A Band of (Muslim) Brothers? Exploring Bahrain’s Role in the Qatar Crisis

      MESF researcher Kylie Moore-Gilbert has published a new piece on the Middle East Institute blog. Read her writing here.

    • Coup trials underway in Turkey

      Professor Ihsan Yilmaz spoke to ABC Radio's PM program on Turkey's coup trials. Listen to the transcript here.

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