The ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies is proud to convene its third conference for postgraduates and early career researchers. This two day interdisciplinary conference is open to scholars, students, professionals, and the general public with an interest in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. The conference will be two days of in-depth discussion on contemporary issues, themes and theoretical problems focussed on the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. This conference promises to be insightful for the public sector, business, and others engaged in the region. This is a chance to see the latest research showcased at an academic conference. Furthermore, this conference will be an opportunity for networking and developing collaborative relationships.