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Middle East Studies Forum
AT DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
RANKED THE TOP INSTITUTION FOR MIDDLE EAST AND ISLAMIC STUDIES RESEARCH IN AUSTRALIA IN 2020
The Middle East Studies Forum (MESF) is a leading centre of scholarship on the Middle East at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University. MESF hosts world-class projects and scholarship in the field of Middle East and Central Asian studies and languages.
Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has written this brief, published by the Institute of South Asian Studies. Read it here.
Professor Ihsan Yilmaz co-authored this article, published in the Australian Journal of Political Science. Read it here.
Dr Hadeel Abdelhameed has co-authored this article published in 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. Read the article here.
MESF Convenor Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh & Dr Marmoud Pargoo have had their article published in Middle East Policy. Read it here.
MESF's Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed co-authored this article, published in Middle East Policy. Read it here.
MESF's Professor Michelle Pace has co-authored this article, published in Partecipazione & Conflitto. Read it here.
Iran in an Emerging New World Order
Dr Ali Fathollah-Nejad (Free University of Berlin)
Iraqi Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding Across Local, National and Global Contexts
Dr Yasmin Chilmeran (Swedish Institute of International Affairs)
Iranian Ways of War: From Cyrus the Great to Qassem Soleimani and Beyond
A/Prof Ahmed Hashim (Deakin University)
Iran’s Thirteenth Presidential Elections: Regional and International Implications
Professor Mehran Kamrava (Georgetown University), Dr Sanam Vakil (Chatham House),, Dr Nikolay Kozhanov (Qatar University) and Dr Luciano Zaccara (Qatar University)
Human Rights Watch’s New Report on Israel: A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution
Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch
US and NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implications for the Future
Farkhondeh Akbari (The Australian National University), Dr Niamatullah Ibrahimi (La Trobe University), Prof William Maley (The Australian National University) and moderated by Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh (Deakin University)