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Past events and seminars

14
Oct
2013

The Long Revolution in Egypt: Women, Gender, and Creative Activisms

Event type: Lecture
Venue: The Theatrette, Sir Roland Wilson Building (Room 2.02), 21 McCoy Cct, ANU.
Speaker: Professor Margot Madran
Margot Badran sees revolution as a complex process calling the public quest for gender equality and...

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10
Oct
2013

The Rising Emirate: Explaining Qatar’s politics, economy and global role

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Link Theatre, ANU College of Law, Building 5, Fellows Road, ANU
Speaker: A/Prof Matthew Gray
The tiny Gulf state of Qatar punches way above it weight. It is, per capita, the richest country on...

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27
Sep
2013

Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh: The sources of the monumental Iranian national epic

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Dr Jalil Doostkhah
Dr Jalil Doostkhah is the leading scholar on Shahnameh Studies having spent over 60 years of his...

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20
Sep
2013

Tajikistan: Turbulent Present, Uncertain Future

Event type: Seminar
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Brenton Clark
Sixteen years have passed since the signing of the peace agreement that brought an end to...

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13
Sep
2013

Why Israel/Palestine peace talks now?

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, Crawford Building 132, ANU
Speaker: Professor Richard Falk
There is widespread scepticism about the constructive results flowing from this latest phase of...

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10
Sep
2013

Headscarf Controversy Goes Global

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Ellery Cres., Building 127, ANU
Speaker: Professor Hilal Elver
In the early 1990s, Turkey was the only Muslim country where a headscarf ban in schools,...

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09
Sep
2013

Oil, Unions and Democracy after Saddam

Event type: Lecture
Venue: Law Link Theatre, Building 5, Fellows Rd, ANU
Speaker: Dr Benjamin Isakhan
  The majority of contemporary scholarship on Iraqi politics focuses on issues such as: the...

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16
Aug
2013

The Syrian Uprising: Multiple Discourses on Drivers and Dynamics

Event type: Seminar
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Building 127, Ellery Cres, ANU
Speaker: Heather Yeates
Research Seminar Series: CAIS is holding a seminar in the CAIS Research Seminar Series on 16...

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12
Aug
2013

Islamic Formalism: Against the Ultimate Goals of Islam?

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Building 127, Ellery Cres., ANU
Speaker: Professor Mohsen Kadivar
  The initial years of Islamic history, characterised in the first half century since the...

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05
Jul
2013

A Global Transformation of Islamic Activism? Why Post-Islamism Still Matters

Event type: Lecture
Venue: CAIS Lecture Theatre, Building 127, Ellery Cres., ANU
Speaker: Professor Peter Mandaville - George Mason University
While recent events in the Arab world seem to herald the triumph of political Islam, this...

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