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Past Events

EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar Jun 16, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Arthur Quiller Couch room, Old Divinity School, St John’s College Library,
Chinese Studies M.Phil. dissertation-in-progress presentations Jun 14, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Royal Veil: Umayyad figural art and the Bilderverbot in early Islam reconsidered Jun 08, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
Losing Ground - MIASU Film Screening Jun 06, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Mond Building Seminar Room, New Museums Site,
From stone (bowls) to iron without ceramics; questioning narratives of Neolithisation via the ethnohistory of Northeast India Jun 05, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site,
Learning in Morocco: Language Politics and the Abandoned Educational Dream Jun 01, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Outer Parlour, Pembroke College,
MES Graduate Seminars Jun 01, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Aleppo in China, China in Aleppo May 31, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Muslims and Zoroastrians in the Early Islamic Period: New Approaches using Old Sources May 30, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Room 9,
Being Palestinian: Personal Reflections on Palestinian Identity in the Diaspora May 25, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Outer Parlour, Pembroke College,
Challenging Parenthood: Jews, Taboos, and the Social Performance of Failure May 25, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Research Day 2017 May 25, 2017 from 09:50 AM to 03:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Shangguan Wan’er Moment: A Reading of Political Culture of Early Eighth-Century China May 24, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Palaeography East-West May 23, 2017 from 09:45 AM to 03:30 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Modern South Arabian and Comparative Semitics May 18, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
A Resurgent Temple and Community Development: Roles of the Temple Manager, Local Elite, and Entrepreneurs May 17, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Multiple Religious and National Identities: Mazu Pilgrimages across the Taiwan Strait after 1987 May 15, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Priestly Passion: Alphonse Mingana and his eclectic collection of Persian manuscripts May 11, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
The Aramaic-speaking Communities of Iraq & Iran May 11, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
From Cairo to the Cloud May 10, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Milstein Seminar Rooms, Cambridge University Library,
Coping with Dictatorships: Cultural Diplomacy in Iraq and Syria May 10, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
China and Israel: Strange Bedfellows (1948-2016) May 10, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
A Tribute to Ronit Matalon from May 10, 2017 12:00 AM to May 11, 2017 12:00 AM Intellectual Forum, Jesus College,
The Situation on the Korean Peninsula & Challenges for ROK Diplomacy May 05, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
American Literary Institutions in Israeli Literature: Anton Shammas’s Arabesques between the Galilee and Iowa May 04, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Diversifying the Centre: Reconsidering Imperial Medicine in 18th-century China May 03, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Uncaging the Vulture May 02, 2017 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Franks & Steel Room, Wellcome Collection,
EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar May 02, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Seminar Room, St John’s College Library,
Continuity of Transformation: the Dilemma of Contemporaneity in Iranian Art Apr 27, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
MES Graduate Seminars Apr 27, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,

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Cambridge has a long and distinctive tradition in the study of the Middle East and Asia. This Faculty prides itself on exploring these fields through the local languages and encourages students to learn through real world engagement. If you are interested in these world regions and want to discover their languages, cultures, histories, religions, and politics, then this is the home for you. 

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