Regional proxy conflicts have become a most significant driver of insecurity in the broader Middle East. The Alfred Deakin Institute’s Middle East Studies Forum will draw on its contacts in the Persian Gulf, South Asia, and Central Asia to advance new understandings of the evolving role of states and non-state actors.Read More
Analysis of the causes, nature and capacities for peace in Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim – Rakhine Buddhist conflict.Read More
This project is a research component of a much larger development programme being implemented by the Australian NGO Graceworks Myanmar Inc (GWM) in Rakhine State of Myanmar—the site of significant conflict between the ‘Rohingya’ Muslims, local Rakhine Buddhists, and the Burmese State.Read More
Democracy and local governance in Tunisia: Australian and Indonesian perspectives. Tunisia’s pathway to sustainable democratic governance is being given valuable support through projects supported by ADI and the Council for Australia-Arab Relations (CAAR).
This project sets out to document and interpret the heritage destruction which has occurred in Iraq and Syria, following the Iraq War of 2003, the ‘Arab Spring’ of 2011 and particularly since the rise of the ‘Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’ (ISIS).Read More