Durham University has issued a call for papers for their upcoming conference: ‘Discursive Challenges: Power, State Legitimacy and Counternarratives in the Arab World’ from 9-11 June 2020. Abstracts and proposals are due 17 January 2020. Further details can be found here.
On Nov 2. Dr. Dara Conduit was interviewed on Saturday Extra (Radio National). Catch the full interview here.
On Nov. 1 the MESF team held their much-anticipated symposium ‘The Islamic Republic of Iran at 40’. See link for a full wrap up of the symposium events
Dr. James Barry’s new book ‘Armenian Christians in Iran’ is reviewed favourably by Iran-expert, Prof. Rudolph Matthee who notes the book is a “pioneering study that fills a gap in the sparse literature on religious and ethnic minorities in modern Iran.”
Dr Taghreed Jamal al-Deen’s new book has been published by Palgrave. It is available for purchase in hardback and e-book formats here.
On October 8, 2019 Dr. Dara Conduit was interviewed by ABC News Breakfast on the situation and implications from the Trump administration’s withdrawal from northern Syria. See full interview here.