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Multiculturalism at home and abroad

My most recent article for Kill You Darlings Journal is now up. It came as the result of a recent trip to Antwerp where I lived for three years and recently visited again for the first time in almost ten …Read more

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#Israel/Palestine Week 3 of Middle East Mediated

This week we tackle the leviathon of the Middle East with Palestinian human rights activist Samah Sabawi and author Eli Glasman for Middle East Mediated at Melbourne Free University. Samah Sabawi: Palestinian Australian Canadian writer and human rights advocate Eli …Read more

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Week 2 of Middle East Mediated #Lebanon

Mazen Hajjar of 961 Beer and lawyer Manelle Chawk join me and Saba Bebawi to talk about Lebanon in week two of Middle East Mediated at Melbourne Free University. Mazen Hajjar: 961 beer founder and brewer Manelle Chawk: Human rights …Read more

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Middle East Mediated Week 1 – #Syria

Brian Stoddart and Firas Massouh join me and Saba Bebawi to talk about Syria as part of Middle East Mediated at Melbourne Free University. Brian Stoddart: Former Vice-Chancellor and Emeritus Professor at La Trobe and higher education advisor on World …Read more

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Middle East Mediated at Melbourne Free University

Middle East Mediated gives you the low down on the goss between the Nile and the Euphrates. It asks the questions about the Syrian Revolution, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the intricacies of Lebanese and Iranian politics you’ve been too afraid …Read more

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Back Inside: Life on the Syrian-Turkish Border

The kind folk at Kill Your Darlings Journal have published this article that came out of a recent trip to Gaziantep in Turkey.

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Middle East Mediated

Myself, together with a journalism colleague from Swinburne University Saba Bebawi, are hosting a series of lectures about the Middle East region called ‘Middle East Mediated’ in Melbourne beginning in the Spring. The aim is to make what’s going on …Read more

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Conflict resolution in the Middle East

http://www.mildred.co/issue-50/features/syria—a-resolution-/ My latest article on conflict resolution in the Middle East and how lessons from the past may help in understanding, and potentially resolving, the Syrian war. Mildred is an interesting online magazine that publishes an array of cultural and …Read more

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Old Exclusion, New Exclusions for Overland Journal

My latest for Overland Journal on the new/old exclusions happening in Spain. Old Exclusion, New Exclusions by Marika Sosnowski.

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Civilians must come first in Syria

I’ve just had this article published on New Matilda. It’s about the recent failure of the Geneva II peace talks and the need to shift priority from high-level negotiations to protecting Syrian civilians. https://newmatilda.com/2014/02/20/more-one-thousand-days-conflict

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