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MESF hosts CAAR Visiting Fellow Dr Ibrahim Fraihat
August 1, 2016

MESF hosts CAAR Visiting Fellow Dr Ibrahim Fraihat

MESF is excited to welcome CAAR Visiting Fellow Dr Ibrahim Fraihat to Melbourne this month. Read about his visit here and his upcoming event at Deakin University here.

 

Dr David Tittensor participated in a panel on Religion and Politics in Turkey on ABC Radio
July 26, 2016

Dr David Tittensor participated in a panel on Religion and Politics in Turkey on ABC Radio

Listen here.

Turkey coup: Why have teachers and academics been targeted?
July 26, 2016

Turkey coup: Why have teachers and academics been targeted?

Dr David Tittensor has published a new piece in The Conversation on the Turkey coup. Read the article here.

Dara Conduit’s UN panel presentation on foreign fighters profiled by SBS
July 22, 2016

Dara Conduit's UN panel presentation on foreign fighters profiled by SBS

MESF’s Dara Conduit presented to the UN OHCHR’s Working Group on Mercenaries in New York on the relationship between foreign fighters and human rights abuses. SBS covered part of her talk.

Turkey’s almost coup and the need for perspective
July 22, 2016

Turkey’s almost coup and the need for perspective

New piece by Dr David Tittensor on the attempted July 2016 coup in Turkey on The Conversation. Read the article here.

Associate Professor Sally Totman Marshall interviewed by Triple J’s Hack program
July 18, 2016

Associate Professor Sally Totman Marshall interviewed by Triple J’s Hack program

Associate Professor Sally Totman Marshall was interviewed on the ABC Triply J’s Hack on ‘What Just happened in Turkey?’ Listen to the interview here.

Dr David Tittensor interviewed on ABC Radio National
July 18, 2016

Dr David Tittensor interviewed on ABC Radio National

Dr David Tittensor was interviewed by the ABC’s Phillip Adams on Late Night Live in regards to the attempted July coup in Turkey. Listen to the interview here.

State and Society in Iraq: Citizenship under Occupation, Dictatorship and Democratization (IB Tauris)
May 1, 2016

State and Society in Iraq: Citizenship under Occupation, Dictatorship and Democratization (IB Tauris)

Associate Professor Ben Isakhan has co-edited a new book published by IB Tauris. View the details here here

HRW’s Dr Amna Guellali to speak at a session on Democracy in Tunisia
May 1, 2016

HRW’s Dr Amna Guellali to speak at a session on Democracy in Tunisia

MESF is pleased to welcome Human Rights Watch’s Dr Amna Guellali to discuss Democracy in Tunisia on May 12. Dr Amna Guellali is a Tunisia and Algeria researcher in Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa Division, investigating human rights abuses in both countries.

MESF welcomes CAAR Visiting Fellow Professor Abdullah Baabood
May 1, 2016

MESF welcomes CAAR Visiting Fellow Professor Abdullah Baabood

Professor Baabood will be speaking at Deakin University about Gulf Security and Regional Dynamics on May 23. Dr Abdullah Baabood is the Director the Gulf Studies Center at Qatar University. His visit is sponsored by the Council for Australian-Arab Relations.