September 21, 2021
Webinar: Iranian Ways of War: From Cyrus the Great to Qassem Soleimani and Beyond
MESF invites you to this webinar (20/10/21) presented by A/Prof Ahmed Hashim (Deakin University) on his forthcoming book, Iranian Ways of War. Information and registration here.
September 17, 2021
Religion and Populism in the Global South: Islamist Civilisationism of Pakistan’s Imran Khan
Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has co-authored this open-access paper, recently published in Religions. Read it here.
September 16, 2021
Crafting displacement: Reconfigurations of heritage among Syrian artisans in Amman
MESF graduate research Sofya Shahab has recently had an article published in the Journal of Material Culture. Read it here.
September 14, 2021
Interpolating Gazans' Non-Violence: Responsibilities in the Academy and the Media
MESF's non-resident member Professor Michelle Pace has co-authored this paper recently published in Partecipazione & Conflitto. Read it here.
September 9, 2021
Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh interview with CNA on the Taliban Interim Government
See the interview here.
August 30, 2021
Pakistan's Role in the Future of Afghanistan
MESF's Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has this paper published in the Institute of South Asian Studies, Insights. Read it here.
August 26, 2021
MESF is accepting expressions of interest for a PhD project to examine Australia’s foreign policy towards the Middle East
Supervised by Prof. Benjamin Isakhan and Prof. Shahram Akbarzadeh. Click their names for contact details.
August 24, 2021
Webinar alert: Iraqi Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding Across Local, National and Global Contexts | 28 Oct
With guest speaker Dr Yasmin Chilmeran of The Swedish Institute of Foreign Affairs. Register here.
August 23, 2021
Webinar Alert: Afghanistan’s crisis: the dangers of genocide and politicide | 23rd August | 4pm AEST
MESF is co-hosting this webinar with the ANU, UNSW Sydney & Latrobe University. 4pm today! Register here.
August 18, 2021
Authoritarianism, Democracy, Islamic Movements and Contestations of Islamic Religious Ideas in Indonesia
MESF's Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has co-authored this paper, recently published in Religions. Read it here.