Past events

17
May
2019

Rethinking Salafism

Salafi ideals are often blamed for providing the foundations for anti-Shia narratives in Muslim societies. These ideals are propagated by Salafi ‘ulama, who...
14
May
2019

Persian short course in the Autumn

CAIS is offering a four-week course in Elementary Persian II. Elementary Persian II aims at improving the students’ ability to read, write and speak Modern...
05
Apr
2019

The Atrocity Forecasting Project: Assessing Genocide Predictions and Describing a New Data Set

In this talk, Professor Goldsmith will describe the work of the Atrocity Forecasting Project (AFP) and discuss how its genocide forecasts might be useful for...
29
Mar
2019

Sydney Concert: Oxford Maqam

The pioneering Oxford Maqam comprises of vocalists and musicians who are renowned experts in their field of Egyptian music and song of the 19th and 20th...
26
Mar
2019

Canberra Concert: Oxford Maqam - Sold out

The pioneering Oxford Maqam comprises of vocalists and musicians who are renowned experts in their field of Egyptian music and song of the 19th and 20th...
14
Dec
2018

Yemen: Current and Future Challenges

Labelled the ‘worst humanitarian crisis in the world’ by the EU and characterised by the UN as ‘entirely man-made’, the ongoing crisis in Yemen continues to...
30
Nov
2018

Some Patterns of Shia Muslim Tithe (Khums) in Iran and Australia

Money has a privileged place in analyses of modernity. In both the Weberian and Marxist traditions of social theory, money’s increasingly abstract and free-...

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