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Past events and seminars

24
Sep
2014

“We murder to dissect”: Culture Through Crime Fiction in L2 Classroom

Event type: Forum
Venue: Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Building #127 Ellery Cres, ANU
Speaker: Dr Stewart King, Monash University
Since its inception, the detective genre has crossed borders and languages and everywhere it has...

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17
Sep
2014

Intercultural language teaching and learning

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Building 127, Ellery Cres., ANU
Speaker: Professor Tony Liddicoat, University of South Australia
The need for language programs to attend to the development of intercultural understanding and...

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03
Sep
2014

Linguists in the education space - ANU Language Teaching Forum

Event type: Forum
Venue: Al-Falasi Theatre, CAIS, Building 127, Ellery Crescent, ANU
Speaker: Denise Angelo, ANU
At so many levels, schooling in Australia could benefit from linguistically informed advice,...

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26
Aug
2014

Education Reform in Qatar

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies Building #127 Ellery Cres, ANU
Speaker: Professor Al-Misnad
Listen to this lecture Education Reform in Qatar (MP3, 9.9 MB) Qatar has witnessed an...

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21
Aug
2014

Summer of Discontent: Does A Viable Iraq Exist in 2014?

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Link Theatre, Building 5, Fellows Rd, ANU
Speaker: Feisal Amin Rasoul al-Istrabadi
Throughout its near century-long existence as a modern state, Iraq has repeatedly undergone forces...

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07
Aug
2014

No Woman, No Drive: How a new generation of artists is transforming Saudi Arabia

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al Falasi Lecture Theatre, CAIS, Building #127, Ellery Cres., The Australian National University
Speaker: A/Prof Sean Foley
On October 26, 2013, the Saudi YouTube production company C3 released ‘No Woman, No Drive...

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06
Aug
2014

Persian Language Online - Obstacles and Opportunities

Event type: Forum
Venue: Al Falasi Theatre, CAIS, Building 127, Ellery crescent, ANU
Speaker: Speakers: William Jenkins, Educational Developer; Robbie Coombs, Educational Technologist; Dr Zahra Taheri, Convenor of Persian Language and Iranian Studies
In 2013, the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (CAIS) began an ambitious project to teach Persian...

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01
Aug
2014

For Ali and the Motherland: Conflict, Development and Sectarian Imaginaries in Eastern Tajikistan

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al Falasi Lecture Theatre, CAIS, Building #127, Ellery Cres., ANU
Speaker: Dr Till Mostowlansky
In the wake of the on-going NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan, many analysts have been speculating...

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14
Jul
2014

Biopolitics and resistance in Palestinian East Jerusalem

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Al Falasi Lecture Theatre, CAIS, Building 127, Ellery Cres., ANU
Speaker: Dr Nigel Parsons
In the fraught case of East Jerusalem, the concept of biopolitics offers fresh insight equally into...

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26
Jun
2014

The Arab World, Iran and the Major Powers: Transitions and Challenges

Event type: Conference & symposium
Venue: The Great Hall, University House, Liversidge St., ANU
Speaker:
The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (The Middle East and Central Asia) is holding a two day...

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