Contact us

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

Key contacts


A/Prof. Karima Laachir  -  Director

Dr Huda Al-Tamimi - Convenor Arabic Program

Dr Burcu Cevik-Compiegne - Convenor Turkish Program

Dr Raihan Ismail - Lecturer Undergraduate and Honours Advisor

Dr Liyana Kayali - Lecturer

Leila Kouatly - Lecturer - Arabic Program

France Meyer - Lecturer - Arabic Program 

Dr Jessie Moritz  Lecturer & Graduate Studies Advisor: Coursework Degrees

Dr Kirill Nourzhanov - Graduate Studies Advisor: Research Degrees

Dr Zahra Taheri - Convenor of Persian Program, Undergraduate Advisor

Ms Janja Perić- Senior Centre Administrator and PG Student Co-ordinator

Ms Esther Armanious - EA to the Director + Centre Administrator

Dr Anita Mack - Publications, Research and Media

Updated:  23 September 2020/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications