‘The implications of the war in Ukraine for the Middle East’

Prof. Sadegh Zibakalam (University of Tehran), A/Prof. Nikolay Kozhanov (the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University), A/Prof. Anicée Van Engeland (Cranfield University) In conversation with Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh

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March 4th, 2019

Proxy wars the focus of ADI visit to Pakistan

Experts in Central Asian and Middle Eastern politics, Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh, Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed, and Dr Dara Conduit, are […]

November 3rd, 2018

Trump and Middle East Conference

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh convened the biennial Middle East Studies Forum conference, examining Trump and the Middle East (Deakin University, Australia).  […]

August 27th, 2018

Iran gains ground as the Middle East descends into chaos

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh gave a paper at the World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) on Iran.

August 2nd, 2018

New article in the Sydney Morning Herald – Trump’s real Iran agenda: regime change on the cheap

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh published an OpEd in the Sydney Morning Herald on President Trump’s regime change agenda in Iran. Read […]

July 26th, 2018

New OpEd – How Trump has made Iran’s Rouhani a Hostage of the Hardliners

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh published a new piece on Informed Comment on the impact that Trump’s foreign policy is having on […]

July 9th, 2018

New book: Crisis Zone: Politics and International Relations in the Middle East

Routledge has just published Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh’s latest book with Dr Kylie Baxter from the University of Melbourne on “Crisis […]

June 26th, 2018

Wesley College hosts Model United Nations

This week Professor Akbarzadeh played the role of UN Secretary General at the UN Association Model UN conference hosted by […]

June 5th, 2018

Forthcoming lecture: Diplomatic Success or Defective Deal? Untangling the Iran Nuclear Plan

Professor Akbarzadeh will be giving an invited talk at the Australian Institute of International Affairs in Melbourne on Tuesday June 19. The […]

May 28th, 2018

New Chapter: The lure of Islamism in Central Asia

Professor Akbarzadeh has published a new chapter in the Springer Handbook of Contemporary Islam and Muslim Lives on Islamism in […]

May 23rd, 2018

Middle East Studies Forum panel on US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal

MESF hosted a public panel event on May 23 at which Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Dara Conduit discussed the […]