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Impacts of Saudi Hegemony on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

MESF’s Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Zahid Ahmed have published a new paper in the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society here.

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The MESF guide to APSA

The annual Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) conference is upon us again! Check out the MESF guide to the papers and panels related to Middle East politics.

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The Iraqi Kurdish response to the Islamic State

A/Prof Ben Isakhan has published a new chapter on the Iraqi Kurds’ response to IS, in G. Stansfield and M. Shareef’s ‘The Kurdish Questions Revisited.’ Read the full text.

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Tunisia’s youth: awakened identity and challenges post-Arab Spring

Dr Zouhir Gabsi has published a new paper in BJMES on Tunisia’s youth post-2011. Read the full text here.

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MESF partners with DFAT in Indonesia for gender equality

Shahram Akbarzadeh and Annemarie Ferguson implemented the first stage of the DFAT Australia Awards ‘Leadership Development for Islamic Women Leaders’ project in Indonesia. Read more.

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Coup trials underway in Turkey

Professor Ihsan Yilmaz spoke to ABC Radio‘s PM program on Turkey’s coup trials. Listen to the transcript here.

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Qatar’s blockade: The story so far

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh wrote about the row in the Persian Gulf on Australian Outlook. Read the piece here.

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Iraq faces a crucible after Mosul: South Africa offers some useful lessons

A/Prof Benjamin Isakhan has had a new piece published in The Conversation on the fall of Mosul. Read the article here.

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The Return of the ‘Idea of Iran’ (2005-2015)

Dr Ali Mozaffari has published a new book chapter with Ramin Karimian and Sajad Mousavi in Tourism and Political Change. Access the volume here.

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Can the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development eliminate the challenges faced by women?

New BBC Persian piece by Azadeh Davachi on what UNESCO’s 2030 document means for Iranian women. Read here.

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