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The Middle East Studies Forum’s 2016 conference draws to a close

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

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Shahram Akbarzadeh accompanies Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen to Sydney and Canberra

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.

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MESF welcomes Visiting Fellow Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

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.

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Australia as an honest broker in the Iran-Saudi dispute

New piece by Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh on Australian Outlook. Read the article here

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In Iran, where have all the promises of moderation gone?

New piece by Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh on The Conversation. Read the full article here.

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Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed in Tehran Times

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.

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Reem Sweid interviewed for Egyptianstreets.com

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.

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‘Is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad about to make a political comeback?

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh has published a new piece in The National. Read the article here.

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Can SAARC Survive India and Pakistan’s Squabbles?

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has published a new article in The National Interest. Read it here.

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Professor Hakeem Kasem interviewed on SBS Radio

Hakeem Kasem was interviewed by Iman Riwan on ‘Early language learning Australia’ on SBS Radio. Listen here.

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