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“It is wonderful to have the Academy recognise the academic quality and public value of my research on the moral legitimacy of multiple citizenship."

Dr Ana Tanasoca

Joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Dr Ana Tanasoca is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy & Global Governance at the University of Canberra.



Announcing the 2018 joint recipients of the Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious award for early-career humanities researchers.

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We are delighted to announce that Dr Raihan Ismail of the Australian National University and Dr Ana Tanasoca of the University of Canberra are the joint recipients of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal.



“The award will enhance my profile , and help me to engage in academic and public policy debate in my fields of Middle Eastern politics and Islamic studies.”

Dr Raihan Ismail

Joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Dr Raihan Ismail is a lecturer at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University.