Political leaders and Turkey’s inability to consolidate democracy

Remember to RSVP by 19 June 2019 to attend an in-depth discussion with Dr Tezcan Gumus on Turkey’s failed democratic consolidation.  Do not miss out! For more information see link here

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Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed receives award for Global Policy article

Congratulations to MESF researcher Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed on his award for the top downloaded global policy article for 2017-2018.  See link here

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A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan at Stanford University School of Humanities & Sciences

A/Prof. Ben Isakhan recently presented at Stanford University School of Humanities & Sciences on the protection of heritage in Syria and Iraq as a mobilization frame.  See link to catch up here


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State–Media Consensus on Going to War? Australian Newspapers, Political Elites, and Fighting the Islamic State

New research by A/Prof Ben Isakhan and MESF PhD candidate Pete Mulherin published in The International Journal of Press/Politics.  Full article available here

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Perceptions of democracy and the rise of Donald Trump: A framing analysis of Saudi Arabian media

New collaborative research from Benjamin Isakhan, Zim Nwokora and Chengxin Pan analyzing the coverage of the 2016 US election in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and what this might mean for US democracy promotion more broadly.  Access article here.


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