• 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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    • Qatar's blockade: The story so far

      Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh wrote about the row in the Persian Gulf on Australian Outlook. Read the piece here.

    • Iraq faces a crucible after Mosul: South Africa offers some useful lessons

      A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan has had a new piece published in The Conversation on the fall of Mosul. Read the article here.

    • The Return of the ‘Idea of Iran’ (2005-2015)

      Dr Ali Mozaffari has published a new book chapter with Ramin Karimian and Sajad Mousavi in Tourism and Political Change. Access the volume here.

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