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Dr. Zahid Ahmed interviewed on SBS News

On Nov. 9 Dr. Zahid Shahab Ahmed offered his thoughts on regional peace and stability in the Kartarpur Corridor on SBS News (Urdu language).  See link here.

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Call for papers: ‘Discursive Challenges: Power, State Legitimacy and Counternarratives in the Arab World’

Durham University has issued a call for papers for their upcoming conference: ‘Discursive Challenges: Power, State Legitimacy and Counternarratives in the Arab World’ from 9-11 June 2020. Abstracts and proposals are due 17 January 2020.  Further details can be found here.

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Book Launch: The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

On Oct 31 the Middle East Studies Forum in conjunction with Australian Institute of International Affairs celebrated the much anticipated launch of Dr. Dara Conduit’s new book, The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria!

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Dr. Dara Conduit interviewed on Saturday Extra (Radio National)

On Nov 2. Dr. Dara Conduit was interviewed on Saturday Extra (Radio National). Catch the full interview here.

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MESF Symposium: The Islamic Republic of Iran at 40

On Nov. 1 the MESF team held their much-anticipated symposium ‘The Islamic Republic of Iran at 40’. See link for a full wrap up of the symposium events

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Dr. James Barry book, ‘Armenian Christians in Iran’ is reviewed

Dr. James Barry’s new book ‘Armenian Christians in Iran’ is reviewed favourably by Iran-expert, Prof. Rudolph Matthee who notes the book is a “pioneering study that fills a gap in the sparse literature on religious and ethnic minorities in modern Iran.”

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Prof. Anoush Ehteshami interviewed on ABC

On October 6, Prof. Anoush Ehteshami discussed his analytical take on the situation between Iran-US relations with ABC Radio.  Link to interview here.

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Motherhood, Education and Migration: Delving into Migrant Mothers’ Involvement in Children’s Education

Dr Taghreed Jamal al-Deen’s new book has been published by Palgrave. It is available for purchase in hardback and e-book formats here.

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Dr. Niamat Ibrahimi is interviewed by ABC News

Dr Niamat Ibrahimi discusses the 18th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. 

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Dr. Dara Conduit interviewed by ABC News Breakfast

On October 8, 2019 Dr. Dara Conduit was interviewed by ABC News Breakfast on the situation and implications from the Trump administration’s withdrawal from northern Syria. See full interview here.

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