Research at the Centre is carried out in a wide range of areas relating to the politics, political economy, history and international relations of the Middle East and Central Asia.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) students
Behazin Jafari - Topic: Reza Shah, reform and discontent
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students
Research scholarEmail: Maryam.email@example.com
Political and international relations of the Middle East, media and international affairs, the effect of media on politics, the effect of new media on the Middle East uprisings - 'Arab Spring'. Thesis title: Twitter’s Effect on Political Dialogue within and among the GCC Countries
Research scholarEmail: Shuhrat.Baratov@anu.edu.au
International Relations, international security and alliances, politics of identity and security, Central Asian studies. Thesis title: Foreign policy and politics of identity: The case of Tajikistan's relations with Uzbekistan.
Shuhrat has submitted his thesis for examination.
A social movement approach to understanding the al-Tayyar al-Sadri (Sadrist Trend) in Iraq