How Erdogan divides his people, even as far as Australia

MESF PhD candidate Tezcan Gumus contributed to a new SBS podcast on the impact of Turkish politics on the Australian-Turkish community. Listen here.

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Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has published a new piece in Asian Currents. Read the article here.

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Reclaiming heritage through the image of traditional habitat

Dr Ali Mozaffari has published a new chapter with Dr Nigel Westbrook on the New Shushtar housing complex in Iran. Read the full chapter or the book.

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Destroying Mosul’s Great Mosque: Islamic State’s symbolic war to the end

Read A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan & Dr Antonio Gonzalez Zarandona’s commentary on ISIS’s destruction of the al-Nuri mosque here.

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MESF hosts Dr Farah al-Siraj, MP

On June 21, MESF was privileged to host a talk by Dr Farah al-Siraj, elected member of Iraq’s Federal Parliament for the city of Mosul. Read more.

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Dr Zahid Ahmed contributes to new Peace Direct report

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has contributed the Pakistan section on PeaceDirect’s latest Peace and Conflict Report. View the report.

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Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh quoted by ABC PM

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was quoted on ABC Radio’s PM program on the Muslim parent hotline. Listen to the interview here.

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Prof Fethi Mansouri interviewed on ABC Radio National

Professor Fethi Mansouri was interviewed on ABC Radio National’s The World Today program on his recent report on Islamic Religiosity in the West. Listen here.

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Azadeh Davachi interviewed on ManotoTV (Persian)

MESF HDR candidate Azadeh Davachi was interviewed on the Persian-language ManotoTV. View the television station’s website here.

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A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan interviewed on Radio Adelaide

MESF’s Associate Professor Benjamin Isakhan was interviewed on Radio Adelaide on the topic of IS heritage destruction. Listen to the full interview here.

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