The Kurdish Referendum and Australia’s Policy Options

Read new writing by A/Prof Ben Isakhan and Dr William Gourlay on Australian Outlook on the Kurdish referendum result.

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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.

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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.

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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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Tunisia’s youth: awakened identity and challenges post-Arab Spring

Dr Zouhir Gabsi has published a new paper in BJMES on Tunisia’s youth post-2011. Read the full text here.

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