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Top 10 Books: International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, International Affairs shares their top 10 books written by women and reviewed on the site in the last 12 months, and features The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria by Dr. Dara Conduit. View the list here.

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Iran and Saudi Arabia – Taming a Chaotic Conflict

Congratulations to Dr. Ibrahim Fraihat who released his new book, Iran and Saudi Arabia – Taming a Chaotic Conflict, published 1 March 2020 by Edinburgh University Press. Find out more here.

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Pre-election polling and the democratic veneer in a hybrid regime

Dr Dara Conduit and Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh published and article in Democratization. Read more here.

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Afghanistan’s Quest for Peace Continues Despite US-Taliban Deal

MESF PhD candidate, Safiullah Taye published a new article discussing Afghanistan’s continual quest for peace despite U.S -Taliban historic agreement in The Globe Post. Read the full article here.

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The rise of transactionalism in international relations

Galib Bashirov and Ihsan Yilmaz published a new article on Turkey EU relations in the Australian Journal of International Affairs. Read more here.

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2019 Middle East Studies Forum Annual Report published

On Feb. 6th the Middle East Studies Forum published their 2019 Annual Report.  You can view the report here.

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Prospects of a Peace Process in Afghanistan – Seminar Recording

On 3 Feb. The MESF seminar ‘Prospects of a Peace Process in Afghanistan’ took place. If you missed attending, our link is now available to our YouTube channel here.

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The complementarity of multiculturalism and interculturalism: theory backed by Australian evidence

On Feb. 10 Prof. Fethi Mansouri and Dr. Tariq Modood’s article was published in Ethnic and Racial Studies.  Link here.

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PhD Candidate Safi Taye wins the People’s Choice Award at the Three Minute Thesis competition

On Feb. 9 MESF PhD candidate Safiullah Taye was awarded the People’s Choice Award in the Three Minute Thesis competition at the Faculty of Arts & Education PhD Summer School! Congratulations!

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Impacts of the ‘War on Terror’ on the (De-)Humanization of Christians in Pakistan: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media Reporting

On Jan. 7 Dr. Zahid Shahab Ahmed and Mr. Musharaf Zahoor published new research in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. Link here.

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