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The leaders of an ancient religion threatened with extinction by conflict in the Middle East have allowed their highly complex water-based rituals to be recorded by outsiders for the first time.
An ancient Saxon fishing trap exposed for the first time in centuries thanks to radical environmental change has provided new clues about the history of coastal erosion in Britain.
Archaeologists have uncovered an ancient, forgotten city in Ethiopia once thought to be the home of giants.
2016 IAIS Year Abroad Photography Prize was won by Pippa Giles, a third year student of Arabic with French & study abroad for her picture of Syrian refugee children now living in Al- Azraq village, Jordan.
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A powerful and heart-warming film about a group of Syrian refugee women is being shown at the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter has strengthened its position as being among the very best universities in the world for Social Sciences.
Two leading academics from diverse fields at the University of Exeter have been appointed as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
The University of Exeter will launch a national humanities festival with a touch of magic this year as experts and academics come together to discuss our modern view of the mystical.
Dr Mustafa Baig of the University's Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies met with Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica on June 30.
The College of Social Sciences and International Studies had eight nominations and picked up two awards at the Students’ Guild Teaching Awards. Photo: Exeter Students' Guild
Exeter Student wins the 9th Al Jazeera Forum Research Competition, 'Change in the Arab World: Approaches and Possibilities'
5 May 2015
The Al Jazeera Center for Studies ran the competition to promote and showcase young researchers.
Making a living by practising magic can have dramatic consequences, especially if you are a Muslim slave with mainly Christian clients at the time of the Inquisition in early 17th century Malta.
An Appreciation of the Life of Professor Clifford Edmund Bosworth who died Saturday, 28 February 2015. By Ian Richard Netton.
Former students from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies give insights in to potential career and further study paths at the IAIS Careers Day 2015.
A University of Exeter, Middle East political expert features heavily in a new report by the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on ‘UK Government policy on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’.
Research at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
14 January 2015
IAIS's research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
SSIS research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).