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Dr Safiullah Taye now a member of the Board of International Advisory Editors at the Middle East Critique Journal
January 24, 2022

Dr Safiullah Taye now a member of the Board of International Advisory Editors at the Middle East Critique Journal

Find the journal here. Congratulations Dr Taye!

Religious Populism and Vigilantism: The Case of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan
January 24, 2022

Religious Populism and Vigilantism: The Case of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan

MESF's Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has co-authored an article published in Populism & Politics. Read the article here.

Religious Populism, Cyberspace and Digital Authoritarianism in Asia: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Turkey
January 21, 2022

Religious Populism, Cyberspace and Digital Authoritarianism in Asia: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Turkey

MESF's Professor Ihsan Yilmaz and Dr Mahmoud Pargoo have contributed to this report, published in Populism & Politics. Read the full report here.

Conference: The authoritarian resurgence in the Middle East: Counter-revolutions, reform and resistance (2/2/2022)
January 20, 2022

Conference: The authoritarian resurgence in the Middle East: Counter-revolutions, reform and resistance (2/2/2022)

MESFM Convenor Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh will be partaking in this conference hosted by the Australian National University. Find more information here.

Iranian proxies in the Syrian conflict: Tehran’s ‘forward-defence’ in action
January 20, 2022

Iranian proxies in the Syrian conflict: Tehran’s ‘forward-defence’ in action

MESF Convenor Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh and MESF member Professor Anoush Ehteshami have a paper published in the Journal of Strategic Studies. Read it here.

MESF Convenor Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh discusses the militarization of Iranian politics with the Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
January 18, 2022

MESF Convenor Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh discusses the militarization of Iranian politics with the Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad

See the full interview here.

Mango Diplomacy of South Asian Countries
January 10, 2022

Mango Diplomacy of South Asian Countries

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed has co-authored an article published in the Journal of Asian and African Studies. Read it here.

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.