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12
Jul
‘17

Graduation July 2017

Congratulations to all CAIS graduates receiving their awards today. Three CAIS students received the award of Doctor of Philosophy: Dr Jessie Moritz, was awarded a doctoral degree for her thesis entitled, 'Slick Operators: Revising Rentier State...

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22
Dec
‘16

Online Arabic and Persian - a great experience

Students of online languages at CAIS are enjoying the experience, and finding many new opportunities as a result of their study of these important languages. The program has been running for four years and the student feedback has been very...

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22
Sep
‘14

Media contributions from CAIS staff and research scholars

CAIS academic staff and research scholars have been able to provide constant media commentary on the situation in Iraq and Australia's involvement in the Middle East. The following interviews and media pieces have been published in recent months...

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04
Jul
‘17

CAIS Courses - Semester 2

Postgraduate Courses MEAS8102 Islamic Radicalism Dr Kirill Nourzhanov MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism Professor Amin Saikal MEAS8115 Islam in World Politics Professor James Piscatori MEAS8116 Islam and Democracy...

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30
Jun
‘17

A Century of Revolutionary Change: 1917–2017

Day 2: Image Gallery Image 1: Alexey Volegov from National Chengchi University presenting his paper: ‘“…It Will Destroy    Itself…”: The Way of the Russian Revolution in Fyodor Sologub’s  ...

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20
Jun
‘17

Member of Iraqi parliament - Dr Farah al-Siraj - at CAIS

Dr Al-Siraj is an elected member of Iraq’s federal parliament, the Council of Representatives. She also sits on the influential Legal Committee of the parliament, which is responsible for managing legal reforms in Iraq. As a Sunni from Mosul...

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25
May
‘17

Award for Teaching Excellence

CAIS Director, Amin Saikal and all CAIS staff offer their warmest congratulations to Dr Huda Al-Tamimi for her great achievement in winning the VC's Teaching Excellence Award. Dr Huda Al-Tamimi is a Convenor and Lecturer of the Arabic Program...

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10
Apr
‘17

CAIS Arabic students compete in international debating comp

The ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies is extraordinarily proud of the small group of Arabic students who have travelled to Qatar to take part in the International University Arabic Debating Championship. The team of experienced Arabic scholars...

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05
Apr
‘17

The Arab World: Between collapse and transformation lecture

Since the rebellions of 2011, the Arab order is in a state of disorder, sitting atop a time bomb made up of youth, who constitute the overwhelming majority. Today’s youth, want more freedom, dignity, jobs, and security. The unaccountable and...

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09
Mar
‘17

HE Dr Al-Sabah's ANU lecture

Over the past decade, the nature of the challenges and threats affecting the Middle East region have been among the most complex it has ever faced. The region’s political order is in a state of fundamental disequilibrium: from the unravelling...

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