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Past Events

The Arabs in the 21st Century Feb 22, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Room G.19, Faculty of Classics,
Myth, Field, and Garden: Ethnography of Edible Artemisia in Early Modern Heilongjiang Feb 22, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
International Law and the Ottoman Empire Feb 20, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Sir Arthur Quiller Couch Room, Old Divinity School, St John's College,
How Green Was My Night Soil: Thinking with Excrement about Nineteenth- Century Japan Feb 20, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Sam Speigel Film Festival from Feb 18, 2017 12:00 AM to Feb 20, 2017 12:00 AM Møller Centre, Churchill College,
In the Shadows of the Coup: the Gülen Movement in Turkey Feb 17, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Features in L2 Chinese Passives Feb 17, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 7,
西王母形象来源攷察 A Study of the Origin of the Queen Mother of the West Feb 16, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room L1,
Chinese Materia Medica Heritage in Southwest and Northwest China: Ethnographic Fieldwork on Kinship and Landscape Feb 15, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Slaves, Outcasts, and Torture: New Perspectives on Japanese Oral Performance and Media Feb 13, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Eastern Kings and Ancient Philosophers in Ottoman Athens Feb 10, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Ancient India & Iran trust,
L2 acquisition of Chinese and Thai nominal phrases Feb 10, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 7,
Syriac as a Crossroads of Cultures: The Role of Translations Feb 08, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Room 7,
Reading Their Way Out of China: A materialist history of China Jesuits’ translations (ca. 1687-1740) Feb 08, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar Feb 07, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Seminar Room, St John's College Library,
Screenwriter: Director’s Wife or Film’s Author? Textuality, Space and Gender in Japanese Cinema Feb 06, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Antiquity in Islamic Egypt Feb 02, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
One Hundred Years After Balfour: Where is the Palestinian Right of Return Feb 02, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Thomas Gray Room, Pembroke College, Cambridge,
The Hungarian Explorers of Daqing, China’s Largest Oil Field Feb 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Japan's Grand Strategy in a Trumpian Age Jan 30, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Plazas of Candlelight: Understanding the History of Street Protests in South Korean Democracy Jan 27, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Umney Theatre, Robinson College,
Pneumonic Plague, Environmental Changes and the Fur Trade Jan 25, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
和本の形態と内容の相関関係 (Formats and Contents of Japanese Books: A Meaningful Interrelation) Jan 23, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Militarism, Israeli Art and Visual Culture Jan 19, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar Jan 19, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Venue to be confirmed,
China Quick-Fix: Daily Life Improvisation in Contemporary China Jan 18, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Language Contact and Language Change in Cross-Border Kurdistan from Dec 09, 2016 12:00 AM to Dec 10, 2016 12:00 AM Old Combination Room, Wolfson College,
Herder in the Ottoman Garden: European head-gardeners, reformist Sultans, and imperial parks Dec 01, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Gray Room, Pembroke College, Cambridge,
National, Religious and Ethnic identities: debates in Israeli Feminism Dec 01, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Iranian Film Screening Nov 30, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Room L1,

Welcome to AMES

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. 

Upcoming events

MES Graduate Seminars

Mar 02, 2017

Rooms 8 & 9

EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar

Mar 14, 2017

Seminar Room, St John’s College Library

The April 6th Youth Movement in Egypt

Mar 16, 2017

Rooms 8 & 9

Recasting the Past: An Early Modern "Tales of Ise" for Children - book launch talk

Apr 20, 2017

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London NW1 4QP

EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar

May 02, 2017

Seminar Room, St John’s College Library

Upcoming events