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'Nowruz-etaan Piruz' - 'Sale now Mobarak'

CAIS Persian and Iranian Studies students had the opportunity to learn about the traditional Persian setting and its place in the ancient customs and festivals of Iran. The table setting or Haft Seen for Nowruz is a feature of the celebrations that...

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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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In the media

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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