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The Australian National University


Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies
(The Middle East & Central Asia)
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200

Contact Details ph: 61 2 6125 4982
fax: 61 2 6125 5410

The Centre is located within the campus of the ANU in Building 127 opposite the Baldessin Precinct building on Ellery Crescent.

For further information please contact: 

Distinguished Professor Amin Saikal - Distinguished Professor; Centre Director

Professor James Piscatori - Professor; Deputy Director

Dr Kirill Nourzhanov - Graduate Studies Advisor: Research Degrees

Dr Robert Bowker - Visiting Fellow

Dr Raihan Ismail - Lecturer

Dr Zahra Taheri - Persian Program  Convenor of Persian Program, Undergraduate Advisor

Dr Huda Al-Tamimi - Convenor Arabic Program + Graduate Studies Advisor: Coursework Degrees

France Meyer - Arabic Program  

Dr M. Murat Yurtbilir - Convenor Turkish Program

Leila Kouatly - Arabic Program

Michelle McGinness - Senior Centre Administrator and HDR & Postgraduate Student Co-ordinator

Rachel Larobina - Centre Administrator

Anita Mack - Publications, Website and Library

Updated: 5 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head of CAIS / Page Contact:  Web publisher