The Middle East Studies Forum hosted its third biennial Middle East studies conference at Deakin University’s Burwood campus from 29-31 October 2018. Read more.
MESF PhD candidate Abbas Farasoo published an OpEd in My Fair Observer on the ongoing Taliban campaign in central Afghanistan. Read it here.
Dr Dara Conduit and Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh have published a new paper in the Journal of Contemporary China on China-Iran relations in the Belt and Road Initiative era. A free copy of the full text can be downloaded from here (first 50 downloads only).
Dr Ali Mozaffari’s book World Heritage in Ian: Perspectives on Pasargadae has been released in paperback. It can be purchased here.
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh, Dr Dara Conduit and Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed received a grant from the Carnegie Corporation to investigate the role played by foreign actors in the Syrian and Afghan conflicts. Watch the launch or read about the new project.