Award Of Distinguised Professorship Awarded to Exeter Academic
Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA has been honoured Distinguised Professorship at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The uncertainties surrounding the long-term prospect of democracy being fully embraced by North African nations embroiled in the Arab Spring rebellions are the focus of a fascinating new book.
A key analysis paper, written by IAIS Director, Professor Gareth Stansfield, released by RUSI (Royal United Services Institute).
eL Seed visited the University of Exeter on 3rd October 2013 to create his Multiple Identities (al-Huwiyyat al-Muta'addida) mural
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Students of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies participated in the workshop, and contributed to the design and execution of the piece.
The University of Exeter has awarded an honorary degree to one of its most distinguished academics, Professor Tim Niblock, Emeritus Professor of Middle Eastern Politics.
The University of Exeter will award an honorary degree to one of its most distinguished academics, Professor Tim Niblock, Emeritus Professor of Middle Eastern Politics.
The giant cube of Islamic graffiti art, standing in front of Exeter Cathedral forms part of a University of Exeter research project which investigates how Muslim belief has developed through theology, spirituality, law and the creative arts.
The crisis in Egypt is already having a negative effect on the Syrian civil war and contributing to further destabilisation of the wider Middle East according to a major new report.
Expressing Muslim belief through the creative arts forms the basis of an exhibition and series of live events at the University of Exeter on 11-13 June.
A Middle East expert from the Strategy and Security Institute and the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter has co-authored a major report focusing on the UK’s strategic reorientation of its defence and security in the Gulf.
An important briefing paper, written by IAIS Director, Professor Gareth Stansfield, and Saul Kelly has been released by RUSI (Royal United Services Institute).
As Iran gears up for its elections in June, it is timely to have a major new book about the Islamic Republic. ‘Revolutionary Iran’ is the latest book by Dr Michael Axworthy, the Director of the University of Exeter’s Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies.
A unique collection of traditional seagoing boats in Doha, Qatar has been recorded for posterity using a 3D scanning process.
An exhibition providing a snapshot of the tensions between Algeria and France is being exhibited at the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.
The enthusiasm, dedication and inspiration of two University of Exeter academics has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, announced on Saturday, June 16.
An Indonesian government Minister has led a delegation of senior officials to the University of Exeter to build relations with the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Shirin Ebadi delivered a stimulating lecture on human rights in Iran at the University of Exeter on Tuesday 10 January.
The compelling story of indigo, the world’s oldest, most magical and best-loved dye has been brought to life by an Honorary Research Fellow from the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.
Professor Dionisius A Agius of the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.
A University of Exeter academic, who is an expert on Islam, has contributed to the new television series ‘The Life of Muhammad’ currently being broadcast on BBC Two.
The event was hosted by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Sharjah, at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies, in Sharjah, on 31 March 2011.
Two artists from England and Morocco apply the ancient beauty of mosaic and calligraphy in a new exhibition that explores life and religion.
The Centre for the Study of Islam (CSI) brings together researchers in areas related to Islam, its religion and culture, and will create a forum for doctoral and post-doctoral research exchange.
A collection of historic photographs that chronicle the journey across the deserts and cities of Saudi Arabia by Princess Alice, the youngest granddaughter of Queen Victoria, are on display at the University of Exeter.
As the world’s largest Muslim country, the Republic of Indonesia has a rich and varied Islamic culture experience.
The Government's Iraq Inquiry conducted to identify lessons that can be learned from the Iraq conflict officially opens on Tuesday 24 November.
The IAIS Careers Day took place on 12th February. There were two panel discussions; an alumni panel discussion on "What you can do with a degree in Arab and Islamic Studies" and a discussion on "Careers in the Middle East". Students also had the opportunity to network with speakers at a drinks events.