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14
Oct
‘15

Amin Saikal presented a Parliamentary Library Lecture

Professor Amin Saikal gave a lecture at the Parliamentary Library, Parliament House on 14 October. The lecture was titled 'Islamic State: A Zone of Conflicts within Conflicts'. The lecture was well attend with over 85 parliamentarians,...

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01
Oct
‘15

Publication - Iran at the Crossroads

Description Iran stands at a critical juncture in its history. In the era of Presidents Hassan Rouhani and Barack Obama, the Islamic Republic has a unique opportunity to regain its traditional greatness as a cradle of rich civilisation and culture...

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30
Sep
‘15

France Meyer - nominated for Patji-Dawes award

Warm congratulations go to France Meyer, Lecturer in the Arabic Program, who has been nominated for the inaugural Patji-Dawes Award to honour outstanding achievements in language teaching by an accomplished practitioner in Australia. The award is...

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30
Sep
‘15

Postgraduate information evening - 15 October

CAIS academic staff and research scholars will be attending the ANU postgraduate information evening  on Thursday 15 October. They will hold a thirty minute presentation titled 'The Middle East and Central Asia: At a glance'. ...

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29
Sep
‘15

A life of travel and achievement for ANU graduate

William Bullock Jenkins has been awarded the 2016 Erasmus Scholarship and will spend a year at the University of Leipzig in Germany followed by another at the London School of Economics studying for a combined masters in Global Studies and Economic...

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16
Sep
‘15

CAIS research scholar Sana Ashraf in the finals of the 3MT

CAIS research scholar Sana Ashraf has reached the finals of the ANU 3 minute thesis competition. Sana Ashraf joined CAIS in 2015 to research the topic of the blasphemy laws of Pakistan and their social impact. Ms Ashraf is particularly interested in...

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30
Jul
‘15

The invisibility of Islamic art in Australia

Dr Sam Bowker, Lecturer in Art History & Visual Culture at Charles Sturt University, recently presented a  paper on 'The invisibility of Islamic art in Australia' at a CAIS conference. A version of the paper in now available on The...

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09
Jul
‘15

Arabic placement tests

Students enrolling in an upper level Arabic class may sit a placement test to ensure they are entering the program at the right level. There will be two placement tests held in July: Tuesday 14 July at 10 am Thursday 23 July at 2 pm These...

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08
Jul
‘15

CAIS early career research conference - a great success

CAIS graduate research scholars were congratulated by attendees of their conference held on 3 and 4 July. The conference - A New Agenda? Debating the Middle East and Central Asia brought together a number of young scholars presenting their high...

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10
Jun
‘15

Arabic and Persian online courses - S2

The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies is offering the following online courses in second semester 2015: Introductory Arabic B Introductory Persian B Intermediate Persian B Arab Current Affairs and Media Arabic (prerequisites apply) These...

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