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in their words l in our words

Wed, 2017-06-07 10:38
Date and time:  Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 09:15 - Friday, November 24, 2017 - 17:15 Conference & symposium Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Iran_2016_election_poster_(2).jpg Image: Hamed Malekpour. Source: Wikipedia Commons Contact person:  Jon Norling Contact email: Contact phone:  612 54928 Introduction

The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (ANU) is proud to convene its third conference for postgraduates and early career researchers. This two day interdisciplinary conference is open to scholars, students, professionals, and the general public with an interest in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia.
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Beyond Veiled Clichés – The curiosity of Arab women

Fri, 2017-04-21 19:45
Date and time:  Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 17:30 - 18:30 Lecture Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies Amal-Awad.jpg Location or Venue:  Contact Us Australian Centre on China in the World, Building 188, Fellows Lane ., ANU. Speakers:  Amal Awad Contact person:  CAIS Contact email:

Amal Awad was tired of seeing books that explored the lives of Arab women from a western perspective. She set out to interview women of Arab heritage from both the Middle East and in Australia, as a Palestinian-Australian woman herself.

Amal Awad talks about the fascination with Arab women and their lives; the misconceptions that abound; and how Arab women respond in her upcoming book, Beyond Veiled Clichés – The Real Lives of Arab Women.

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