Past events

10
May
2016

US Middle East Policy under President Obama and his successor

                Distinguished Professors Cynthia P. Schneider and Amin Saikal with, Fairfax Media's chief political correspondent, Mark Kenny at an ANU public...
22
Apr
2016

Islam and Violent Jihad: Western policy responses

Senator The Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells was welcomed to ANU by The Pro Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs & Outreach, Professor Shirley Leitch (...
20
Apr
2016

The Middle East: An arena of turbulent change and transition

The 2011 “Arab Spring” defied dominant Western and theoretical assumptions that the Arab Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is incapable of achieving...
22
Mar
2016

Islamic Banking, Islamic Economics and Islamic Studies: An Epistemological Exploration of Disciplinary Boundaries

It is clear and common-sensical that ‘Islamic banking’ is a sub-discipline of ‘Islamic economics’, which itself is presumably a discipline within the broader,...
15
Mar
2016

Resolving crisis in the Middle East: an Iranian perspective

In his only public address in Canberra, Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, discussed Iran's foreign policy and its role in combating terrorist...
17
Feb
2016

The Gaza Freedom Flotillas: Sailboats, Lawsuits, and struggle for justice in Palestine

Ann Wright will discuss Gaza and the 2015 Gaza Freedom Flotilla, the 2016 Women's Boat to Gaza, and the two lawsuits in US courts concerning the 2010 Gaza...
18
Dec
2015

UN Arabic Language Day at CAIS

UN Arabic Language Day: Learning Experiences’ hosted by CAIS on Friday, 18 December 2015. The language day was first established in 2010 by the UN Educational...

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