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Past events and seminars

14
Jul
2015

Palestine and Middle East Peace

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Manning Clark Centre, Lecture Theatre 1, ANU
Speaker: The Hon Bob Carr
Bob Carr’s presentation is timely, coming just ten days before this year’s ALP National...

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03
Jul
2015

A New Agenda? Debating the Middle East and Central Asia Conference

Event type: Conference & symposium
Venue: Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, Building 127, ANU, Canberra
Speaker:
A New Agenda? Debating the Middle East and Central Asia Early Career Researcher Conference CAIS...

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27
May
2015

The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Link Theatre, Fellows Rd., Building 5, ANU, Canberra
Speaker: Dr Toby Matthiesen, Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of the Middle East, St. Antony's College, Oxford
In this lecture, Dr Matthiesen outlined the difficult experiences of being Shi’a in a Wahhabi...

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16
Apr
2015

Egypt: Perspectives on writing, popular culture and resistance

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, Building 127, ANU, Canberra
Speaker: A/Professor May Telmissany & A/Professor Walid El Khachab
Documenting Defiance: Women Writers and Filmmakers in Tahrir Square In this lecture, May...

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26
Feb
2015

Impact of the Syrian Crisis in Lebanon

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Theatre, Building 5, Fellows Rd., ANU, Canberra
Speaker: Mr Ahmad El Hariri, Secretary General of the Future Movement
This year will mark four years since the commencement of the Syrian conflict. Lebanon was one of...

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29
Jan
2015

The Middle East: Is the ‘Islamic State’ vanquishable?

Event type: Forum
Venue: Main Theatre, ANU Arts Centre, Union Court, ANU
Speaker: Amin Saikal in coversation with Virginia Haussegger
Contact The rise of the so-called Islamic State (IS) on vast swathes of territories in Syria and...

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26
Nov
2014

Why endless politics of rage and wars for terror in Muslim Pan-Asia?

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Link Theatre Building # 5 Fellows Rd ANU
Speaker: Professor Nazif Shahrani
What are the cultural, historic and political roots of decades-long simmering political frustration...

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26
Oct
2014

Why endless politics of rage and wars for terror in Muslim Pan-Asia?

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Link Theatre Building # 5 Fellows Rd ANU
Speaker: Prof. Nazif M. Shahrani
What are the cultural, historic and political roots of decades-long simmering political frustration...

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08
Oct
2014

Women in the Middle East

Event type: Forum
Venue: Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres., ANU
Speaker:
Please join us for a discussion about women in the Middle East with some fantastic speakers and...

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24
Sep
2014

Turkey–Australia: From enmity to friendship and partnership

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Australian Centre on China in the World, Seminar Room, Building 188, Fellows Lane, ANU
Speaker: His Excellency Mr Cemil Çiçek, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey
Please note: This lecture is now fully booked. Turkey and Australia are two nations sharing...

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