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Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed interviewed on SBS Urdu
December 21, 2016

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed interviewed on SBS Urdu

MESF’s Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed was interviewed by SBS Urdu on Pakistan’s efforts at curbing extremism. Listen here.

EU-Turkey relations: A decade of reversals
December 15, 2016

EU-Turkey relations: A decade of reversals

New work by Professor Ihsan Yilmaz on Turkey-EU relations published in the Lowy Institute’s The Interpreter. Read the piece here.

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed on ABC News Radio
December 14, 2016

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed on ABC News Radio

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was interviewed on ABC News Radio on December 14 about the impact that an ISIS retreat could have on regional security. Listen here

ADI Director introduces keynote address
December 9, 2016

ADI Director introduces keynote address

What is post truth? What role does philosophy have to play in social cohesion and resilience? ADI Director Prof Fethi Mansouri posed these questions as he introduced keynote Dr John Lippett as part of day 2 of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy 2016.

Foreign Fighters, Human Rights and Self-Determination in Syria and Iraq: Decoding the Humanitarian Impact of Foreign Fighters in Practice
December 8, 2016

Foreign Fighters, Human Rights and Self-Determination in Syria and Iraq: Decoding the Humanitarian Impact of Foreign Fighters in Practice

New paper by Dara Conduit and Ben Rich in a special issue of International Community Law Review. Read here

Associate Professor Benjamin Isakhan opens Defence ISIS conference
December 5, 2016

Associate Professor Benjamin Isakhan opens Defence ISIS conference

Associate Professor Benjamin Isakhan gave the opening keynote address at the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence organisation conference on ISIS on December 5, 2016. The conference included speeches by Dr David Tittensor and Dr James Barry.

ADI launches Research Chair in Islamic Studies and Intercultural Dialogue
November 24, 2016

ADI launches Research Chair in Islamic Studies and Intercultural Dialogue

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation’s new Research Chair in Islamic Studies and Intercultural Dialogue, Professor Ihsan Yilmaz, will work to address the Muslim World’s crisis of knowledge production. Watch the video here.

ADI Director and UNESCO Chair Fethi Mansouri opens the 2016 UNESCO Chair Oration by Dr Arnold Zable
November 24, 2016

ADI Director and UNESCO Chair Fethi Mansouri opens the 2016 UNESCO Chair Oration by Dr Arnold Zable

Watch the full video of the Oration here

Benjamin Isakhan quoted on news.com.au
November 21, 2016

Benjamin Isakhan quoted on news.com.au

Associate Professor Benjamin Isakhan was quoted in a piece by Emma Reynolds, titled ‘Why Australia is no better than US’ in regards to the rise of Right wing populist politicians.' View the article here

Benjamin Isakhan interviewed on the ABC 7:30 Report
November 10, 2016

Benjamin Isakhan interviewed on the ABC 7:30 Report

Associate Professor Benjamin Isakhan was interviewed by Hayden Cooper on the ABC’s 7.30 Report on ‘What Trump’s policies mean for Australia’, November 10, 2016. Watch the interview here