The Responsibility to Protect and the Use of Force

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh and Arif Saba have published a new paper on R2P in Libya in International Peacekeeping. Read the full text here.

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2017 MUP Islamic Studies catalogue released

Melbourne University Press’s Islamic Studies series, edited by MESF’s Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh, has released its catalogue for 2017. View here.

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Dr Tittensor quoted in Talking Points Memo on G├╝len

MESF’s Dr David Tittensor was quoted in an article examining Mike Flynn’s relations with Turkey. Read here.

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Dr Zahid Ahmed receives prestigious non-resident visiting fellowship

MESF’s Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed was appointed as a non-resident visiting fellow at the University of Southern California’s Center of Public Diplomacy. Read more here.

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MESF researchers enjoy ARC Discovery Awards success

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Rebecca Barlow will examine Iranian women’s NGOs, while Prof Fethi Mansouri will look at belonging among migrant youth. Read more.

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A/Prof Ben Isakhan gives talk at Penn Museum

MESF’s A/Prof Ben Isakhan spoke at the Penn Cultural Heritage Centre on October 31 on ‘Measuring Cultural Property Destruction in Iraq and Syria.’ Read more.

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