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Postal address

Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies
(The Middle East & Central Asia)
ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

Contact Details ph: 61 2 6125 4982
fax: 61 2 6125 5410
email: CAIS@anu.edu.au

Key contacts


Professor James Piscatori - Professor; Acting Director

Dr Kirill Nourzhanov - Graduate Studies Advisor: Research Degrees

Dr Robert Bowker - Visiting Fellow

Dr Raihan Ismail - Lecturer. Undergraduate Advisor

Dr Zahra Taheri - Convenor of Persian Program, Undergraduate Advisor

Dr Huda Al-Tamimi - Convenor Arabic Program + Graduate Studies Advisor: Coursework Degrees

Dr Negar Davari Ardakani - Persian Program

France Meyer - Arabic Program 

Dr Jessie Moritz

Leila Kouatly - Arabic Program

Stephanie Wright

Ms Janja Peric - Senior Centre Administrator and HDR Student Co-ordinator

Ms Jade Fenkart - Centre Administrator (Acting)

Dr Anita Mack - Publications, Website and Library

Updated:  17 July 2019/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications