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Middle East Studies Forum
AT DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
RANKED THE TOP INSTITUTION FOR MIDDLE EAST AND ISLAMIC STUDIES RESEARCH IN AUSTRALIA IN 2020
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.
Find the journal here. Congratulations Dr Taye!
MESF's Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has co-authored an article published in Populism & Politics. Read the article here.
MESF's Professor Ihsan Yilmaz and Dr Mahmoud Pargoo have contributed to this report, published in Populism & Politics. Read the full report here.
MESFM Convenor Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh will be partaking in this conference hosted by the Australian National University. Find more information here.
MESF Convenor Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh and MESF member Professor Anoush Ehteshami have a paper published in the Journal of Strategic Studies. Read it here.
See the full interview here.
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)
Iranian Ways of War: From Cyrus the Great to Qassem Soleimani and Beyond
A/Prof Ahmed Hashim (Deakin University)
Iran’s Thirteenth Presidential Elections: Regional and International Implications
Professor Mehran Kamrava (Georgetown University), Dr Sanam Vakil (Chatham House),, Dr Nikolay Kozhanov (Qatar University) and Dr Luciano Zaccara (Qatar University)
Human Rights Watch’s New Report on Israel: A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution
Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch
US and NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implications for the Future
Farkhondeh Akbari (The Australian National University), Dr Niamatullah Ibrahimi (La Trobe University), Prof William Maley (The Australian National University) and moderated by Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh (Deakin University)