Prof Akbarzadeh and Prof Ehteshami hosted an international panel of experts on Iran’s nuclear deal.

‘JCPoA revival: implications for regional dynamics in the Persian Gulf’

with Dr Andreas Krieg (King’s College London), A/Prof Anicée Van Engeland, (Cranfield University) and A/Prof Mahjoob Zweiri, (Qatar University)

Moderated by: Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh and Professor Anoush Ehteshami

You can find more information here.


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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 […]