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MESF Convenor Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed by TRT World Now
December 16, 2021

MESF Convenor Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh interviewed by TRT World Now

MESF Convenor Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh told TRT World Now that Iran risks permanent sanctions if they can't revive JCPOA - China and Russia will not be viable alternatives for Iran. See the interview here.

Grant Success: Dr Marian Abouzeid
December 13, 2021

Grant Success: Dr Marian Abouzeid

Dr Marian Abouzeid and colleagues have received US$50,000 as part of an international consortium for a project titled ​​​​​​“Global Mapping of Humanitarian Research and Innovation Investment Initiatives”. Read about the project here.

Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on regional stability in South Asia
December 10, 2021

Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on regional stability in South Asia

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has co-authored this article published in the Journal of the Indian Ocean Region. Read it here.

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Pace
December 8, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Pace

Professor Michelle Pace has been awarded a prestigious Monograph Fellowship from The Carlsberg Foundation. Find more information here.

Webinar: Refugee Narratives in Denmark (9/12/21)
December 8, 2021

Webinar: Refugee Narratives in Denmark (9/12/21)

Join MESF's Prof Michelle Pace as she discusses refugee narratives in Denmark at Yasar University, 9th December. For more information and to register, see the website.

Congratulations to Doctor Saffiulah Taye
December 8, 2021

Congratulations to Doctor Saffiulah Taye

Dr Saffiulah Taye has successfully completed his PhD and been awarded his doctoral certificate. We are very proud of Dr Taye for this remarkable achievement. His PhD focused on the negotiations of foreign aid in Afghanistan between 2002 and 2018, particularly on how Germany and Australia prioritize and negotiate their development aid in the fragile state of Afghanistan.

Webinar: The impact of sanctions on humanitarian action (7/12/21)
December 6, 2021

Webinar: The impact of sanctions on humanitarian action (7/12/21)

Join Safiullah Taye at this free webinar hosted by the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership and the Australian Red Cross. Register here.

Conference: Lessons from Afghanistan
December 3, 2021

Conference: Lessons from Afghanistan

MESF's Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed is discussing Geopolitical dynamics concerning Afghanistan and the role of Pakistan at a conference held by Leiden University today. Find more information and register here.

Reopening the Kartarpur Corridor: Tangible Benefits for Indo-Pak Ties
December 1, 2021

Reopening the Kartarpur Corridor: Tangible Benefits for Indo-Pak Ties

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has written this brief, published by the Institute of South Asian Studies. Read it here.