Dr. Irit Back was interviewed today (15.11.17) on Reshet Bet, where she discussed recend developments in Zimbabwe. In Hebrew.
Senior Research Fellow Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman was quoted extensively in the Jerusalem Post on 12 November 2017. regarding the recent actions taken by the Saudi Crown Prince, Muhammad bin Salman. In English.
Dr. Joel Parker's paper, "The Failure of the Syrian Opposition 2011-2017" was recognized as the Best Conference Paper in the Middle East category at the 2017 Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa conference, held in Washington, D.C.
On 17 October 2017, Head of Africa Studies at the MDC, Dr. Irit Back, was interviewed on "The International Hour" [השעה הבינלאומית] on the terror attacks in Mogadishu. In Hebrew.