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Avoiding Violence: The Six Principles For Successful Political Transitions
January 21, 2021

Avoiding Violence: The Six Principles For Successful Political Transitions

On the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring, A/Prof Ibrahim Fraihat published this article in the Brown University Journal of World Affairs. Read the article here.

Middle East Studies Forum 2020 Annual Report
January 19, 2021

Middle East Studies Forum 2020 Annual Report

MESF is pleased to launch our 2020 Annual Report. You can read the full report here.

Muslim communities in Australia and the ‘mainstreaming’ of outer-group suspicion and apprehension
January 13, 2021

Muslim communities in Australia and the ‘mainstreaming’ of outer-group suspicion and apprehension

Prof Fethi Mansouri recently published the article in Melbourne Asia Review. Read the full article here.

Policy brief: Pathways to peace in Syria
January 7, 2021

Policy brief: Pathways to peace in Syria

MESF is proud to share the policy brief by Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh, Dr Dara Conduit, Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed and Dr William Gourlay. Access the brief here.

Policy brief: Forging a durable peace in Afghanistan
January 7, 2021

Policy brief: Forging a durable peace in Afghanistan

MESF is proud to share the policy brief by Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh, Dr Dara Conduit, Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed and Dr William Gourlay. Access the brief here.

Tunisian youth: Demands for dignity in the context of challenging socio-political and economic upheaval
January 6, 2021

Tunisian youth: Demands for dignity in the context of challenging socio-political and economic upheaval

Dr Zouhir Gabsi recently published an article in issue I/2021 of Orient, the German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East. Read the article here.

Young Muslim Australians’ experiences of intergroup contact and its implications for intercultural relations
January 4, 2021

Young Muslim Australians’ experiences of intergroup contact and its implications for intercultural relations

Prof Ihsan Yilmaz, Prof Fethi Mansouri, Dr Galib Bashirov and Dr Ana-Maria Bliuc recently published this article in Ethnic and Racial Studies. Find the full article here.

Iran is the biggest loser in Azerbaijan’s culture war
December 17, 2020

Iran is the biggest loser in Azerbaijan’s culture war

Dr James Barry and Dr Ali Mozaffari recently published this analysis in New Eastern Europe. Access the full piece here.

Oceania Book Prize for International Studies
December 14, 2020

Oceania Book Prize for International Studies

Dr Dara Conduit has been awarded the Oceania Book Prize for International Studies for her book ‘The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria.’ You can learn more about the book and purchase it here.

Routledge Handbook of International Relations in the Middle East
November 25, 2020

Routledge Handbook of International Relations in the Middle East

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh’s book will be released in paperback in December 2020: Routledge Handbook of International Relations in the Middle East. Access the flyer here.