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Teaching Excellence Awarded

Teaching Excellence Awarded

Prof. Saikal offered his warmest congratulations to Dr Huda Al-Tamimi on winning the ANU VC’s Award for Teaching Excellence. He said 'this is a great achievement, and very rewarding for Huda, the Arabic program and CAIS.'

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Human Rights and Contemporary Afghanistan

Human Rights and Contemporary Afghanistan

Dr Sima Samar discussed her work with the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission and the current status of women and girls in Afghanistan in a Majlis roundtable on Friday...

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Voice, place and identity: Recording the experiences of Arab women

Voice, place and identity: Recording the experiences of Arab women

Roundtable: Amal Awad with Joumanah El Matrah and Raihan Ismail

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Recent CAIS lectures and media

Recent CAIS lectures and media

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Afghanistan: A pawn in major power rivalry?

Afghanistan: A pawn in major power rivalry?

Amin Saikal asks 'Why the surge of Russian interest in Afghanistan?'

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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

Dan

Dan

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 May 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head of CAIS / Page Contact:  Web publisher