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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 - Acting Director

A/Prof. Karima Laachir

Dr Kirill Nourzhanov - Graduate Studies Advisor: Research Degrees

Dr Robert Bowker - Visiting Fellow

Dr Zahra Taheri - Convenor of Persian Program, Undergraduate Advisor

Dr Huda Al-Tamimi - Convenor Arabic Program

Dr Raihan Ismail - Lecturer Undergraduate and Honours Advisor

France Meyer - Lecturer - Arabic Program 

Dr Jessie Moritz  Lecturer & Graduate Studies Advisor: Coursework Degrees

Leila Kouatly - Associate Lecturer - Arabic Program

Stephanie Wright Associate Lecturer

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

Ms Jade Fenkart - Centre Administrator (Acting)

Dr Anita Mack - Publications, Website and Library

Updated:  5 December 2019/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications