Welcome to the
Middle East Studies Forum
AT DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
RANKED THE TOP INSTITUTION FOR MIDDLE EAST AND ISLAMIC STUDIES RESEARCH IN AUSTRALIA IN 2020 AND 2022
The Middle East Studies Forum (MESF) is a leading centre of scholarship on the Middle East at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University. MESF hosts world-class projects and scholarship in the field of Middle East and Central Asian studies and languages.
Congratulations to Prof Benjamin Isakhan for being named Australia’s Leading Researcher in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in the The Australian annual research report.
MESF Ranked as The Top Institution For Middle East And Islamic Studies Research In Australia In 2022 again
Congratulations to Dr Zahid Shahab’s well_ deserved promotion To Senior Research Fellow.
The Middle East in Transition
Satire and the State in Saudi Arabia
Dr Jessie Moritz (Australian National University)
MESF Celebrates Ph.D. Completion
The implications of the war in Ukraine for the Middle East
Prof. Sadegh Zibakalam (University of Tehran), A/Prof Nikolay Kozhanov (the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University), A/Prof Anicée Van Engeland (Cranfield University) in conversation with Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh
Iran in an Emerging New World Order
Dr Ali Fathollah-Nejad (Free University of Berlin)
Iraqi Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding Across Local, National and Global Contexts
Dr Yasmin Chilmeran (Swedish Institute of International Affairs)