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Past events and seminars

23
May
2016

Get the Picture: Using comics in Hindi Language Teaching

Event type: Seminar
Venue: Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Speaker: Peter Friedlander, CHL, CAP, ANU
The use of images has been a long established practice in language teaching.  During the last...

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10
May
2016

Prospects of democratisation in Tunisia

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, CAIS
Speaker: Dr Amna Guellali Researcher (Tunisia and Algeria) Human Rights Watch
Amna Guellali is the Researcher covering Tunisia and Algeria, Middle East and North Africa Division...

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10
May
2016

US Middle East Policy under President Obama and his successor

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Australian Centre on China in the World Building 188, Fellows Lane, ANU
Speaker: Distinguished Professors Amin Saikal and Cynthia P. Schneider with Mark Kenny
                Distinguished Professors Cynthia P....

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22
Apr
2016

Islam and Violent Jihad: Western policy responses

Event type: Conference & symposium
Venue:
Speaker:
Senator The Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells was welcomed to ANU by The Pro Vice-Chancellor for...

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20
Apr
2016

The Middle East: An arena of turbulent change and transition

Event type: Lecture
Venue: University House
Speaker: Distinguished Professor Amin Saikal
The 2011 “Arab Spring” defied dominant Western and theoretical assumptions that the...

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22
Mar
2016

Islamic Banking, Islamic Economics and Islamic Studies: An Epistemological Exploration of Disciplinary Boundaries

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, ANU
Speaker: Professor M. Ali Khan Abram Hutzler Professor of Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University
It is clear and common-sensical that ‘Islamic banking’ is a sub-discipline of ‘...

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15
Mar
2016

Resolving crisis in the Middle East: an Iranian perspective

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Llewellyn Hall
Speaker: Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif
In his only public address in Canberra, Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif,...

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17
Feb
2016

The Gaza Freedom Flotillas: Sailboats, Lawsuits, and struggle for justice in Palestine

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, ANU
Speaker: Colonel (Ret.) Ann Wright
Ann Wright will discuss Gaza and the 2015 Gaza Freedom Flotilla, the 2016 Women's Boat to Gaza...

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18
Dec
2015

UN Arabic Language Day at CAIS

Event type: Other
Venue: Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, ANU
Speaker: ANU Arabic teaching staff and students
UN Arabic Language Day: Learning Experiences’ hosted by CAIS on Friday, 18 December 2015. The...

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11
Dec
2015

The Levant Crisis: Syria, Iraq and the Region

Event type: Conference & symposium
Venue: Hedley Bull Building, Lecture Theatre 1, 130 Garran Road, ANU
Speaker:
The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and displaced millions, with dire economic, social and...

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