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CAIS Research Scholar, Anas Iqtait, says:

CAIS Research Scholar, Anas Iqtait, says:

'For god sake, give Palestinians a fair go

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Iran and the Arab World

Iran and the Arab World

This volume, edited by Amin Saikal, contains a cross-section of research conducted by both CAIS scholars and a number of influential scholars from the region...

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Russia in the MIddle East, Beyond Syria

Russia in the MIddle East, Beyond Syria

The Majlis discussion group will examine the place of the Middle East in Russian foreign policy under Putin, looking particularly at Russia’s relations with Iran, Israel, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt – and common factors linking these.

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Conflicts within conflicts

Conflicts within conflicts

Amin Saikal reflects on the 15th anniversary of 9/11

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'Frankenstein in Baghdad'

'Frankenstein in Baghdad'

A commentary on contemporary colonial violence, translated from Arabic to French and reviewed here, by CAIS academic France Meyer.

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Welcome to the Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies

The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (Middle East & Central Asia) forms part of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences at The Australian National University. CAIS is Australia’s premier location for studies in this field, with a high international standing and links with major counterparts in the Arab & Muslim world, as well as in North America and Europe.

Meet a student

Ben

Ben

Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

Study options

The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies offers a wide variety of programs. It is currently offering courses in Middle Eastern and Central Asian politics and the three major languages of the region: Arabic, Persian and Turkish.

 

 

 

Updated: 29 September 2016/ Responsible Officer:  Head of CAIS / Page Contact:  Web publisher