Media & Appearances



Selected Australian Media



ABC Radio, Drive with Rafael Epstein 'Report Findings of 'Islamic Religiosity in the West' (1:17:30 minutes into program)(22 June 2017)

SBS Arabic Radio, 'Interview with Iman Riman on the forthcoming Local elections in Tunisia.' (6 July 2016)

SBS, 'Settlement Guide: Australia's political system' (6 June 2016)

نقش استرالیا در بحران جهانی پناهجویان چیست؟   SBS Arabic (10 May 2016)

SBS Interview, 'SCOA Conference 2016' (7 may 2016)

Sound cloud, 'SCOA Conference 2016 full address' (May) 

SBS Arabic Radio, 'Interview with Heba Kassoua on ‘global citizenship and the rights of refugees in Australia, on the margins of the SCOA conference' (5 May 2016)

SBS,  SBS to attend international SCOA conference, (4 May 2016)

ABC RN, 'Religion and Ethics report: Brussels Attack' (23 March 2016)

ABC RN, 'Big Ideas: Belief and Belonging' (10 March 2016)

SBS Arabic 24, 'Addressing the New Landscape of Terrorism: A Conference in Melbourne organised by Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation.  Institute Director Professor Fethi Mansouri spoke to SBS Arabic about the importance and the aims of this conference' (17 February 2016)

SBS Arabic Radio, 'Addressing the New Landscape of Terrorism: A Conference in Melbourne organised by Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation.  Institute Director Professor Fethi Mansouri spoke to SBS Arabic about the importance and the aims of this conference' (17 February 2016)

Sound cloud, 'Opening of the ADI counter terrorism Conference' (February)

Audio Boom (SBS Arabic), 'Australia takes part in UNESCO meeting on Intercultural Harmony' (1 January 2016)

SBS, 'Dr Fethi Mansouri, Head of Deakin University's Globalization and Citizenship Institute, represented Australia in the annual meeting on UNESCO meeting on Inter-Cultural harmony' (29 December 2015)

ABC Radio The world today, 'Conference to address the place of Islam in the West' (14 December 2015) 

SBS Arabic 24, 'Interview by Saleem Al-Fahad, International Symposia on citizenship and racism' (3 December 2015)

SBS, 'Deakin University will host a two day international symposia on the Muslim Question Citizenship and racism in Australia. Dr Fethi Mansouri from Deakin University speaks to Saleem Al-Fahad' (3 December 2015) 

ABC Radio PM, 'Institute abandons #MyJihad campaign after student backlash' (3 December 2015) 

SBS Radio, ‘Nobel Peace Prise award to Tunisia’s civil society quartet’. (11 October 2015)

SBS Radio, ‘Launch of ADI strategic plan 2015-20 and its implications for social sciences agenda in Australia' (30 September 2015)

SBS, ' معهد المواطنة والعولمة بجامعة ديكن يطلق برنامجه الاستراتيجي' (23 September 2015)

SBS, 'Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation will launch on Wednesday 30th of September its 2015-2020 Strategic Research Plan with an oration from Victorian barrister Julian Burnside AO QC. More about this issue, listen to this interview by Manal Al-Ani' (23 September 2015)

Flickr Hive mind '2015 UNESCO Oration.' (29 July 2015)

SBS, 'Research Institute for Citizenship and Globalization at Deakin University, will be hosting a high profile delegation of Tunisian academics and civil society leaders on 27 July. More about this issue, listen to this interview by Manal Al-Ani.' (24 July 2015)

ABC RN, 'Saturday Extra: Tunisia' (27 June 2015)

ABC RN, 'Rear Vision: Tunisia - after the revolution' (23 November 2014)

SBS Arabic 24, 'The Tunisian election result and the future prospects of the democratic process in Tunisia are discussed in this interview' (30 October 2014)

SBS, 'The Tunisian election result and the future prospects of the democratic process in Tunisia are discussed in this interview' (30 October 2014)

ABC news radio, 'Tunisia votes in second election since ousting dictatorship' (29 October 2014)

ABC news radio, 'Tunisia after the Arab Spring' (28 October 2014)

ABC news radio, The world today, 'Tunisia becomes role modle for Arab Spring nations caught in cycle of violence' (27 October 2014)

SBS Arabic, 'بعد ثلاث سنوات من سقوط نظام بن علي تمكن التونسيون من التوافق على دستور جديد يعوض دستور سنة 1959 الذي تم تعليق العمل به سنة 2011  عن آخر التطورات في تونس تحدثنا مع 'البروفسور فتحي منصوري صاحب كرسي اليونسكو، ومدير مركز العولمة والمواطنة في جامعة ديكن (4 February 2014)

SBS Arabic, 'Three years after the toppling of the Tunisian president Bin Ali, Tunisians were to reach a consensus on a new constitution that will replace the 1959 constitution which was suspended in 2011. About the latest developments in Tunisia' (5 February 2014)

SBS Arabic Radio, 'Deakin University celebrates the launch of the UNESCO Chair, Comparative Research on Cultural Diversity and Social Justice with an inaugral lecture, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Deakin University.  Alfred Deakin Professor Fethi Mansouri, UNESCO Chair will present the lecture, to be followed by a panel of experts.' (6 October 2013)

ARC Radio Australia, Local 'Live talkback interview with John Cleary on ‘Islam, Faith and Democracy’. (7 July 2013)

CHUO FM 89.1, 'Interview: Prof. Fethi Mansouri on Happenstance and Occurrences' (16 November 2011)

ABC Radio National, panellist on 'LifeMatters' forum on ‘Multiculturalism, migration and a sustainable Australia’, hosted by Richard Aedy. (10 November 2011) 

ABC Radio PM, 'US hits back at UNESCO' ( 4 November 2011) 

ABC Radio PM program, Interview with Barbara Miller regarding the ‘UNESCO vote to admit Palestinian membership’. (1 November 2011)

ABC Radio PM, 'Tunisia's winning party not interested in theocracy' (29 October 2011)   

ABC Radio PM program,  Interview with Mark Colvin regarding the ‘Tunisian Elections and the Arab Revolutions’. (28 October 2011)

SBS, 'journalist Manpreet Singh spoke to some of the key participants in the forum to explore their views about inclusiveness and Australian diversity' (20 October 2011)

ABC Radio The World Today, 'Islamic schools under pressure to monitor curriculum' (5 August 2005)

ABC Radio National The World Today, interview RE the release of Douglas Wood in Iraq 'Wood release: luck or skill' (15 July 2005).

ABC Radio National AM program,'10 minute interview RE the upsurge of violence in Iraq following the new government is sworn in'.(5 May 2005)

ABC Radio National PM 10 minute interview on the Arab summit 'Iraqi stalemate broken' (5 April 2005) 

ABC Radio National PM 'Peace back on Arab league agenda: Experts' (23 March 2005) 

ABC RN 'The Temporary Protection Visa Must Go!' (6 August 2004)

ABC National interview with Mark Colven (8 minutes), for the PM program. (24 March 2004)

ABC Radio The world today, World at Noon Program with John Highfield, Interview 7 minutes RE: Cultural sensitivities in the War on Iraq. (8 April 2003)

ABC Radio The world today, Interview 10 minutes RE: 'Arab media networks diverify war coverage' (23 March 2003)



Azernews, 'Fethi Mansouri 'Baku Process' message instils deep hope to jointly solve problems' (4 May 2017)

Hizmet Movement news portal, 'Launch of the Fethullah Gulen Chair in Islamic studies and Dialogue at Deakin University' (5 December 2016).

QACC, Queensland African Communities Council 'Celebration of African Australians Inc. Supporters.' (November 2016)

Australian Muslim Times, 'Refuting Foundations of Extremism' (21 Oct 2016).

SBS News Story, 'Almost 60 per cent of Australians would be concerned if a close relative married a Muslim, a university study into Islamophobia has found' ( 27 September 2016), 'Aussies concerned over Muslim marriage' (27 September 2016).

ANSW Newsroom, 'From the US election to the politics of ‘justice’ and ‘rights’ (20 Sep 2016).

Eureka, 'Pauline's peddling the hate again' (15 Sep 2016).

Voices against bigotry, 'Whose Problem is the ‘Problem with Islam’?' (13 June 2016).

SBS news interview, 'Interview with Jessica Minshall, on ‘migrant youth and the Federal Election’. (19 May 2016)

The Congregation of Mark the Evangelist Incorporating Uniting care Hotham mission 'Public Discussion: Whose Problem is Islam?' (6 May 2016).

Arena, 'Public Discussion: Whose Problem is the ‘Problem with Islam’?' (April 2016)

Victorian Multicultural commission, 'Generational Gap for multicultural young people' (21 Jan 2016).

The Australian newspaper, ‘Religion Helps Muslim to Belong’, a story by Jennine Khalik on the Muslim Religiosity project.' (1 December 2015)

Southern Perspectives, 'An-Other way of being in the contemporary world' (21 August 2015).

Council for Australian – Arab relations, ADI “Round table: Democratic transition in Tunisia and the role of civil society” (23 July 2015).

The Age, 'Opinion Piece: ‘Resilience of Carthage has lessons for Tunisia's leaders’. (5 April 2015)

The Age, 'Resilience of Carthage has lessons for Tunisia's leaders ' (5 April 2015)

The Age, 'Opinion Piece: ‘Social media role in fight against global terror must be recognised and matched as IS wields new weapons’. (15 March 2015)

The Australian Human Rights Commission, keynote address to “Reconfiguring Anti-racism: Tolerance, Harmony, Inclusion or Justice?” conference. (9 December 2013)

The Conversation, 'Back to the future on temporary protection visas' (27 Aug 2013.)

National Asylum Summit, Participants (2013)

World Politics Review, 'published interview on ‘Australia’s Relations with the Middle East’ (25 September 2012)

ABC Opinion, ' Angels or Animals? The problem of Muslim stereotyping By Rachel Woodlock' (3 April 2012)

Great Southern Star newspaper, '‘Raising refugee awareness’. Interview by Tessa Hayward.' Page 47 (22 November 2011)

Hume Leader, Interview with Kate Swan on funding cutes to community organisations. ' Cutting state’s culture’. (5 July 2011) 

The Age, Interview with Deb Anderson ‘What is missing in the UN Millennium Development Goals?’. (14 June 2011)

The Age newspaper, ‘UN Migration talks’.  Feature article p.14 on developing MFGs in the area of migration and education for the UN Alliance of Civilisations. (8 March 2011)

ABC TV 7.30 Report, Producer/interviewer Sarah Dingle. ‘The Revolution is just a tweet away: social media in the Arab world’.(9 February 2011)

Eighth international conference' New directions in the humanities' (29 June – 2 July 2010).

Southern Free Times QLD, feature article ‘schools the major site for youth racism, new report finds’, re: ‘Racism Among Young Australians’.(19 November 2009)

The Age, article by Miki Perkins, regarding the ‘Racism Among Young Australians’ report. (19 November 2009)

The Age, feature article by Bridie Smith, ‘Study laments racism’. (5 September 2007)

The Australian Research Council Discovery magazine, feature article ‘Promoting social cohesion through understanding and education’ pp3-4. (Winter 2007) 

The Age interview with Margaret Cook, ‘Racism in schools 'underestimated: Arab-Australian Students get help in tackling bigotry’. (29 May 2006)

The Age interview with Barney Zwartz for a special report titled ‘Backlash uniting Muslims’.(26 November 2005)

The Age interview with Russel Skelton for a special report ‘Muslims sound alarm over schools’. (31 July 2005)

The Age, Review of Overland Article ‘Strange Words: Refugee Perspective’ (with M.,P. Leach), Reviewer Catherine Ford. (29 November 2003)

The Age, interview included in article by Gary Tippet. ‘Tests on Saddam tape show dictator may live’, (13 May 2003)

The Age (Front Page) interview included in article by Baghdad correspondent Ed O’Loughlin. ‘Saddam alive and on tape?’,(7 May 2003)

The Age, 'The bread and butter of life in limbo' (3 July 2002)  

The Age, Coverage of Refugee Report Launch. Article by Kerry Taylor (p. 4)  titled: ‘Call for Visa Inquiry’. (30 April 2002)


Selected International Media                                                                                                                                 Video

Interview with UNESCO Media Office about 'The importance of online resources for intercultural dialogue' (24 April 2017)

ADI Seminar with James Piscatori 'In search of Umma' (3 April 2016)

WheelerCentre, 'You say you want a revolution: The Arab Spring' (22 January 2015) 

WheelerCentre, 'Talking Point: Egypt and Beyond' (15 January 2015) 

UN Web TV, 'Asia-South Pacific Perspectives (regional session 3) – UNAOC, 5th Global Forum, Vienna 2013.'

Unity in diversity, roundtable discussion, Cultural diversity and Inclusion Part 1 & Part 2, (9 March 2011)