On November 2-4, the Middle East Studies Forum hosted the Future of the Middle East conference, with sponsorship from the US Consulate General in Melbourne. View our report and some of the photos here
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh travelled to Sydney and Canberra on 31 October and 1 November to attend meetings with our Visiting Fellow Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen at the Lowy Institute, DFAT and ANU. Read more.
MESF is excited to be hosting Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen from Rice University’s Baker Institute. Dr Ulrichsen will speak at Deakin University, the Lowy Institute, DFAT and ANU. Dr Ulrichsen’s visit was made possible by the generous support of the US Consulate Melbourne.
New piece by Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh on Australian Outlook. Read the article here
New piece by Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh on The Conversation. Read the full article here.
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was interviewed in the Tehran Times in a piece titled ‘West recognizing convergence of interests with Iran in combatting terror: Professor.’ Read the interview here.
MESF PhD candidate Reem Sweid was interviewed on the organisation she runs, Muslims for Professional Values in a piece by Fatma Khaled in Egyptian Streets titled ‘Muslims for Progressive Values: Promoting Progressive Islam in Modern Societies.’ Read the interview here.
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh has published a new piece in The National. Read the article here.
The copyright for the non-Deakin original images on this page are used under a creative commons licence as follows:Destroying Mosul’s Great Mosque: Islamic State’s symbolic war to the end: Flickr user hélène veilleux