• 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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    • Impacts of Saudi Hegemony on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

      MESF's Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Zahid Ahmed have published a new paper in the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society here.

    • The MESF guide to APSA

      The annual Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) conference is upon us again! Check out the MESF guide to the papers and panels related to Middle East politics.

    • The Iraqi Kurdish response to the Islamic State

      A/Prof Ben Isakhan has published a new chapter on the Iraqi Kurds' response to IS, in G. Stansfield and M. Shareef's 'The Kurdish Questions Revisited.' Read the full text.

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