Prof Ishan Yilmaz and Dr James Barry’s latest research on community cohesion found that the regional city of Shepparton is ‘a welcoming and cohesive community.’ Read about their findings in the Shepparton News.
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh discussed what it was like living in Iran during the revolution to students of Crisis Zone: Islam and Resistance at the University of Melbourne.
Dr Dara Conduit’s PhD thesis on the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria was recognised by the Terrorism Research Initiative as a finalist for its annual thesis award! Dr Conduit was awarded her PhD by Monash University, where she also won the Social and Political Sciences program 2017 Best Thesis Prize.
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh gave a paper at the World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) on Iran.
MESF’s Dr Antonio Gonzalez Zarandona is working on an exciting project as part of the Forensic Architecture team, in the upcoming exhibition Maps of Defiance, the UK entry to the London Design Biennale (4 Sept – 23 Sept), curated by the Victoria and Albert Museum.
MESF’s Dr Niamat Ibrahimi spoke at the Hazara Human Rights Forum, which was hosted by the University of Western Sydney on August 15. Read about it here.