Prof. Ihsan Yilmaz leads discussion at AIIA Affairs International

Prof. Yilmaz discusses Turkey’s growing transnational influence in a seminar hosted the AIIA Affairs International in ACT

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Leadership Course for Multi-faith Women from Indonesia

In July Prof. Shahram Akbarzadeh participated in an workshop on ‘Leadership Course for Multi-faith Women from Indonesia’

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Regional Capacity Building Workshop on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education in South Asia

In July Dr. Ahmed participated in a workshop on PVE-E in South Asia, by the UNDP, the Commonwealth and Hedayah.

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Prof. Akbarzadeh interviewed on The World Today on ABC Radio

Prof. Akbarzadeh discusses the US downing of an Iranian drone on The World Today on ABC Radio with David Sparks. Catch the interview here.

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A Critique of the Need and Application of Peace Education in Pakistan

Research published by Dr. Zahid Ahmed examines challenges to Pakistan’s madrassa reform in the Asian Journal of Peacebuilding. See link here.




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UN paralysis over Syria: the responsibility to protect or regime change?

Prof. Akbarzadeh and Ph.D candidate Arif Saba argue the contradiction between protecting civilians and regime change undermines confidence in R2P. Link here.



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Prof. Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed on 2ser 107.3

Professor Akbarzadeh discussed the economic ramifications from the US sanctions on Iran with The Daily program on 2ser 107.3.  Listen here.

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New book review of Armenian Christians in Iran

Dr. James Barry’s new book ‘Armenian Christians in Iran’ has been positively reviewed by Prof. Houri Berberian of UC Irvine. Read the review here.

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Iran’s leader is losing his grasp on power. Does this mean diplomacy is doomed?

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh examines Iran’s claims to start dismantling the nuclear accord on The Conversation.  Link here.


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Prof. Akbarzadeh interviewed on RN Drive

ICYMI: Professor Akbarzadeh was interviewed on RN Drive where he discussed rising tension in the UK-Iranian relations and internal pressures facing Iran.  Full interview here

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