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03
Feb
‘16

The Levant Crisis: Syria, Iraq and the Region Conference Podcast

The full podcast of this jointly presented conference is now available. The conference was hosted in mid-December by two of The Australian National University’s leading institutions in these fields – Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific...

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10
Dec
‘15

Matthew Gray: Outside study leave

Matthew Gray, Associate Professor at CAIS, is on outside studies leave (OSP) in the second half of 2015. With some extra leave from the ANU, over August 2015 to July 2016 he is a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia at Tokyo...

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10
Dec
‘15

Prof. Piscatori at CAIS in 2016

Professor James Piscatori will take up a position at CAIS in January 2016. Professor Piscatori has recently vacated the position of Chair of the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University in the UK. Prior to this he held the...

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02
Dec
‘15

Research students awarded prestigious scholarships

Two CAIS research scholars, Firouzeh Khoshnoudiparast and Dirk van der Kley, have been awarded the valuable Endeavour Scholarship for overseas research. The Endeavour Scholarships, funded by the Australian Government, support the...

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24
Nov
‘15

Weak States, Strong Socities - New Book

WEAK STATES, STRONG SOCIETIES Power and Authority in the New World Order Amin Saikal (Ed) Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, the previously well-established organisation of world politics has been thrown into...

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17
Nov
‘15

Arabic, Persian & Turkish plus Middle Eastern Studies...

Fascinated about the Middle East? Come and find out how to expand your knowledge at one of Australia’s leading universities. Learn more about our Middle Eastern language courses, our undergraduate and postgraduate studies specialising in the...

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16
Nov
‘15

CAIS courses for the 2016 academic year

If you are planning your program early you may wish to check out the courses offered by the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies in 2016: Undergraduate - including languages Postgraduate

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04
Nov
‘15

Languages end of year lunch

  CAIS academic language staff: Zahra Taheri, Murat Yurtbilir, Omid Behbahani, Huda Al-Tamimi, France Meyer and Leila Kouatly with some of the students who dropped in for lunch and to celebrate all the hard work of 2015...

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03
Nov
‘15

Dr Grigol Ubiria publishes research on Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia

Congratulations to CAIS graduate, Dr Grigol Ubiria, on the publication of his book, 'Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia: The Making of the Kazakh and Uzbek Nations'. The book, which has been very well received by reviewers, was...

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21
Oct
‘15

Jacky Sutton - Memorial service to be held at CAIS

Staff and students at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies are deeply shocked and saddened by the passing of our PhD scholar Jacky Sutton. Jacky's unexplained and untimely death has been met with disbelief and great sadness. Tributes for...

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