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Past Events

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,
Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo Apr 26, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Milstein Exhibition Centre, University Library, Cambridge,
Recasting the Past: An Early Modern "Tales of Ise" for Children - book launch talk Apr 20, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London NW1 4QP,
Overt and Covert Arguments in Chinese and their Acquisition by English Speakers Mar 17, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Room 7,
The April 6th Youth Movement in Egypt Mar 16, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar Mar 14, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Seminar Room, St John’s College Library,
Definiteness and Specificity in Mandarin, Cantonese and English NP Mar 10, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 7,
“Migratory Bipeds” and “Floating Town”: The Emergence of Chinese Littoral Communities in the Pearl River Estuary in 1839-1841 Mar 08, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Reverend George Lewis and his collection of Persian manuscripts Mar 03, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Ancient India & Iran trust,
L2 Acquisition of the Interfaces in the Chinese Ba Construction Mar 03, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 7,
Jenō Radisics: An unknown historian of Islamic art and two unforeseen contributions to Islamic art studies Mar 02, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
Power and Politics in Sisi's Egypt: The Role of the Military Mar 02, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
MES Graduate Seminars Mar 02, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Counter-Espionage Films and Participatory Surveillance in the Early PRC Mar 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Shake-up in the Japanese Underworld: The Yakuza on the Road to Extinction? Feb 27, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,

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

Aleppo in China, China in Aleppo

May 31, 2017

Rooms 8 & 9

EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar

Jun 16, 2017

Seminar Room, St John’s College Library

Upcoming events