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01
Jun
‘15

Courses on offer in semester 2

In semester 2 2015, CAIS will offer a diverse range of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. This list includes both language and non-language courses. So if you are completing a major or minor or need to add an elective to your program have...

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25
May
‘15

Teaching Excellence Candidate

Congratulations go to Dr Zarah Taheri for her recognition as a candidate amongst the best at ANU in the 2015 Vice Chancellor's teaching excellence awards. "The most notable strength of the course was the personal knowledge of Zahra. She...

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01
May
‘15

CAIS Arabic students debating in international competition

A team of four CAIS students represented Australia and the ANU at the Third International Universities Arabic Debating Championship held in Doha, Qatar from 26 to 29 April 2015. The team was compromised of: Yara Hussien, Thomas Randall, Derek Bayley...

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07
Apr
‘15

Prizes for 2014

CAIS is fortunate to have several generous donors in the fields of Masters in Middle East and Central Asian Studies, Persian language and Iranian Studies. As a result there have been prizes awarded to students over several years. In 2014 the...

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26
Mar
‘15

'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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02
Mar
‘15

CAIS Director promoted to highest academic level

ANU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ian Young recently announced that Prof. Amin Saikal has been promoted to the level of University Distinguished Professor. This promotion, to the highest academic level within the University, recognizes the international...

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22
Jan
‘15

Some of the postgraduate coursework options - Semester 1, 2015

Revolution & Reform in the Arab World - MEAS8105 (5304) The course examines the drivers of political, economic and social change in the Arab world, at both national and regional levels. It considers the impact of globalization in the context...

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19
Jan
‘15

Try before you buy - Arabic and Persian online

The Australian National University’s Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (CAIS) is offering Arabic and Persian Online courses at Introductory level requiring no prior experience of either language, starting from February 2016. These courses...

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18
Dec
‘14

CAIS courses in 2015

The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (The Middle East and Central Asia) will offer the following courses in 2015: Undergraduate courses (including all languages courses) Postgraduate courses

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24
Nov
‘14

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 acquire basic oral skills to interact in limited aspects of...

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