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06
Mar
‘17

Central Asia in the Persianate World: Past, Present and Future

Central Asia in the Persianate World: Past, Present and Future CAIS Deputy Director Dr. Kirill Nourzhanov speaks on 'Central Asia in the Persianate World: Past, Present and Future' at the School of International Studies, Oklahoma State...

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19
Dec
‘16

Graduations for 2016

CAIS students graduating this semester include: Brenton Clark, who was in Canberra to receive his award for his doctoral thesis. His thesis focused on Iran’s political and economic relations with Tajikistan in the post-Soviet period. Since...

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15
Dec
‘16

Cais Book launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs

The Arab World and Iran: A turbulent region in transition, edited by Amin Saikal, was launched by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Julie Bishop MP, on 12 December 2016. In launching the book, Ms Bishop said that Prof. Amin...

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15
Nov
‘16

Elementary Arabic - Short Course

Interested in Arabic Language but not taking a degree program? Why not try our summer course in Elementary Arabic? This Elementary Arabic summer course aims at developing students’ abilities to read and write Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), and...

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10
Nov
‘16

Engaging with an assertive Gulf

Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, a Fellow at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, led a roundtable discussion at CAIS on 1 November. Dr Coates Ulrichsen's research examines the changing position of Persian Gulf states in the...

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24
Oct
‘16

Book launch - 'Power Failure: The political odyssey of a Pakistani woman'

Syeda Abida Hussain's book, Power Failure: The Political Odyssey of a Pakistani Woman, was launched at CAIS on 20 October 2016. The launch was jointly hosted by the ANU Coral Bell School and the ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies. Minister...

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18
Oct
‘16

Remembering Jacky Sutton

  This week marks one year since the passing of Jacky Sutton. Jacky was a PhD scholar at CAIS and a friend to us all during her time here. We are all still deeply saddened by her death but would like to acknowledge her passing with good...

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10
Oct
‘16

Attitudes to National Security: Balancing Safety and Privacy

ANUPOLL - Report No. 22 - October 2016 Attitudes to National Security: Balancing Security and Privacy Dr Jill Sheppard ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods Professor Amin Saikal & Ms Katja Theodorakis ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic...

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04
Oct
‘16

Turkey and China: a major theme at an international forum

CAIS Lecturer, Dr Murat Yurtbilir and research scholar, Victoria Xiaoli Guo participated in an international conference in which one of the central themes was Turkey's foreign policy in relation to China. The Fifth International Forum...

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21
Sep
‘16

Saudi Clerics and Shī‘a Islam by Raihan Ismail

Raihan Ismail is an Associate Lecturer at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies. She works on sectarian politics in the Middle East and the dynamics within and between Islamic institutions.  In 2008, having completed a Bachelor in Political...

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