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UN Arabic Language Day at CAIS

CAIS - events - Thu, 2015-12-10 13:26
Event type:  Other Date and time:  Friday, December 18, 2015 - 11:00 - 12:30 Venue:  Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, ANU Speaker:  ANU Arabic teaching staff and students

Come and celebrate the ‘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, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

The Arabic language is a popular choice for students studying at the Centre. 

The CAIS Arabic language program consists of courses from Introductory to Advanced level as well as a number of thematic courses as electives.

Refreshments will be served.

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Afghan Migration Conference

Demography - events - Thu, 2015-12-10 11:50
Date and time:  Wed, 23rd Mar 2016 - 9:00am - Thu, 24th Mar 2016 - 3:00pm Presenter:  School of Demography Location:  University House International Conference on Afghan Migration: Researching Aspirations, Movements, Demography & Integration

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The Levant Crisis: Syria, Iraq and the Region

CAIS - events - Thu, 2015-12-03 09:56
Event type:  Conference Date and time:  Friday, December 11, 2015 - 09:00 - 16:30 Venue:  Hedley Bull Building, Lecture Theatre 1, 130 Garran Road, ANU

The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and displaced millions, with dire economic, social and political implications not just for Syrians, but neighbouring countries, the region, and wider international community.
But what has caused the worst humanitarian disaster of our time? What do we need to know about the conflict’s dynamics? Who are the main actors and players? Where is it headed? Where to in the wake of the Paris attacks? And what should be Australia’s role be in all of this?

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Annual First-Year Students TPR Day

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-11-27 10:01
Date and time:  Fri, 27/11/2015 - 14:00 - 17:00 Venue:  Coombs Extension Building, Rm 1.04

It's that time of year again -- the point at which the School's first-year HDR students present papers that set out their progress and plans.

Please note that the program this year begins at 2 p.m. on Friday the 27th of November. It will end with a wine and cheese reception. The full program is available here.

Arabic, Persian & Turkish plus Middle Eastern Studies...

CAIS - events - Thu, 2015-11-26 10:36
Event type:  Seminar Date and time:  Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 15:00 - 16:30 Venue:  CAIS Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies Speaker:  CAIS Language and Middle East Studies lecturers

Fascinated about the Middle East? Come and find out how to expand your knowledge at one of Australia’s leading universities. Learn more about our Middle Eastern language courses, our undergraduate and postgraduate studies specialising in the Middle East and Central Asia, and attend a demonstration of the online Arabic and Persian language courses.

Date: Wednesday 2 December 2015

Time: 3-4:30 pm

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Brian Garrett (ANU): Lewis on time travel

Philosophy - events - Thu, 2015-11-26 10:23
Philsoc seminar Date and time:  Tue, 09/02/2016 - 16:00 - 18:00 Location:  Coombs Seminar Room A

In this talk I will discuss issues arising from David Lewis's classic paper on time travel.

Kate Lynch (Macquarie University): TBA

Philosophy - events - Wed, 2015-11-18 17:14
Philsoc seminar Date and time:  Tue, 16/02/2016 - 16:00 - 18:00 Location:  Coombs Seminar Room A

Causal questions in education research: Methods, issues and policy responses

RSSS - events - Wed, 2015-11-11 13:42
Date and time Tuesday, 24th November 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods was pleased to host Dr Benjamin L Castleman from the University of Virginia. Dr Castleman is an expert on behaviourial insights into educational access and attainment in the United States. In this lecture, he shared his experiences and findings from conducting randomised controlled trials in education research.

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Dilemmas of Socio-Political Transformations in the Middle East

CAIS - events - Mon, 2015-11-09 13:29
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 10:30 - 12:00 Venue:  CAIS Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies Speaker:  Prof. Armando Salvatore

The capacity to analyze and explain (in exchanges with fellow scholars and students, with policy makers and media personnel, with area specialists and socials scientists) the transformations occurring in the societies and polities of the Middle East depends on the quality of data collection but also on their interpretation through viable conceptual grids.

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‘One of the very few socialists the College has ever had’: Don Dunstan’s Education in 1940s Adelaide

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-10-23 08:18
Date and time:  Wed, 28/10/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  SPECIAL VENUE: Coombs Extension, Lecture Theatre 1.04, ANU

Don Dunstan was one of the most influential political figures in 20th-century Australia. Premier of South Australia between 1967–68 and 1970–79, he blazed a trail of reform, ending the gerrymandering that had guaranteed decades of conservative rule, and introducing his vision of social democracy in one state.

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Designing effective and innovative public policy in a complex environment

RSSS - events - Tue, 2015-10-20 12:02
Date and time Monday, 23rd November 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT at https://conlog.eventsair.com/coombsforum/register

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Cultural heritage and the mediation of identity, memory and historical narratives

School of Sociology - events - Fri, 2012-08-17 10:41
Date and time:  Mon, 22/10/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30

Dr Laurajane Smith,
ARC Future Fellow, School of Archaeology & Anthropology,

The Australian National University,

Larry Saha Room 2175 Haydon-Allen Building

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The Deployment of Informal Knowledge in Bangladeshi Flood Management

School of Sociology - events - Wed, 2012-08-08 17:14
Date and time:  Mon, 19/11/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30

Dr Brian R. Cook, Department of Resource Management and Geography, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne,

Larry Saha Seminar Room 2175, Level 2, Haydon-Allen Building, The Australian National University,

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Rethinking resilience: surveillance, community and the UK riots

School of Sociology - events - Mon, 2012-08-06 11:16
Date and time:  Mon, 15/10/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30 Dr Peter Rogers, Co-Director Climate Futures, Department of Sociology,
Macquarie University, Larry Saha Seminar Room 2175, Level 2, Haydon-Allen Building,
The Australian National University,

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The Caliph, the Imam and the mates: Cyber Islam and the formation of second generation migrant's national identity in Australia

School of Sociology - events - Tue, 2012-07-31 18:24
Date and time:  Mon, 03/09/2012 - 13:00 - 14:00

Ghada Wadeisa, PhD Candidate,

School of Sociology, ANU,

Larry Saha Room, Haydon Allen Building #2175

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The five faces of social inclusion: Theory and methods underpinning approaches to the measurement of social inclusion for children with disabilities

School of Sociology - events - Tue, 2012-07-31 18:21
Date and time:  Mon, 27/08/2012 - 13:00 - 14:00

Rebecca Taylor, Postdoctoral Fellow,

School of Sociology, ANU,

Larry Saha Room, Haydon Allen Building #2175

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Resilience and Societal Security: Change, (Dis)order and Disaster Management

School of Sociology - events - Tue, 2012-07-31 18:13
Date and time:  Mon, 20/08/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30

Dr Peter Rogers

'Climate Futures' Co-Director, Department of Sociology, Macquarie University,

Larry Saha Room, Haydon Allen Building #2175

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Implications of flat ontologies: rethinking responsibility and sustainability within ‘new materialism’

School of Sociology - events - Tue, 2012-07-31 18:07
Date and time:  Mon, 13/08/2012 - 13:00 - 14:00

Catherine Ayres, Phd Candidate

School of Sociology, ANU,

Larry Saha Room, Haydon-Allen Building # 2175

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Smiling for Control in Theory

School of Sociology - events - Tue, 2012-07-31 16:01
Date and time:  Mon, 06/08/2012 - 13:00 - 14:00

Kaima Negishi

PhD Candidate, Sociology ANU,

Larry Saha Room, Haydon-Allen #2175

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Self-Interest in Chinese Discourse and Practice

School of Sociology - events - Fri, 2012-06-08 16:17
Date and time:  Mon, 30/07/2012 - 13:00 - 14:00

Larry Saha Room, #2175 Haydon-Allen Building #22.

Professor Jack Barbalet, Sociology Department, Hong Kong Baptist University.

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