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Past events and seminars

20
Apr
2017

The Forgotten Periphery: Creating the Iraqi public sphere

Event type: Seminar
Venue:
Speaker: Dr Hala Fattah
  Too many observers of present-day Iraq have accepted the argument that the nation-state was...

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04
Apr
2017

The Arab World: Between collapse and transformation

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, CAIS Building, Ellery Cres, ANU
Speaker: Professor Shafeeq Ghabra
Since the rebellions of 2011, the Arab order is in a state of disorder, sitting atop a time bomb...

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14
Mar
2017

Legalising Authoritarianism in Egypt

Event type: Lecture
Venue: China in the World Auditorium, The Australian National University
Speaker: Professor Amr Hamzawy
Prof. Hamzawy in conversation with CAIS Deputy-Director Prof. James Piscatori In his talk, Prof....

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08
Mar
2017

Regional Security in a Turbulent World: A GCC Perspective

Event type: Lecture
Venue: The Great Hall, University House, Liversidge St, ANU
Speaker: HE Dr Mohammad Al-Sabah
Over the past decade, the nature of the challenges and threats affecting the Middle East region...

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28
Oct
2016

Post-2003 Iraq and Prospects for National Unity

Event type: Forum
Venue: CAIS Tutorial Room, Building 127, Ellery Cres.,
Speaker: Robert J. Tyson
Since the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the toppling of Saddam Hussein, and de-Baathification...

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20
Oct
2016

Power Failure: The Political Odyssey of a Pakistani Woman

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, CAIS
Speaker: Syeda Abida Hussain, former politician and Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States
Minister in the Nawaz Sharif government in the 1990s, and Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United...

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22
Aug
2016

Quality control in online course design and delivery

Event type: Seminar
Venue: Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Speaker: Ms Nguyen Bui, ANU PhD Student
The rapid development of internet, interactive multimedia and educational technologies has...

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11
Aug
2016

What went wrong with the Arab revolutions, and what is driving Middle East politics today?

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, ANU
Speaker: Dr Ibrahim Fraihat
This discussion will focus on explaining why most of the Arab revolutions have not resulted in...

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29
Jul
2016

Women and Violent Extremism: Myth and Reality

Event type: Conference & symposium
Venue: ANU Innovations Theatre, Anthony Low Building (#124) 24 Garran Road Acton ACT 2601
Speaker: Presented by Coral Bell School and CAIS
What prompts a young, educated woman brought up in the West to run away to join a fundamentalist...

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15
Jul
2016

Tunisia: Post-revolution

Event type: Seminar
Venue: Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
Speaker: Roundtable discussion
Following successful and orderly national elections in 2011 and 2014, Tunisia continues its...

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