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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

The Arabs in the 21st Century

Feb 22, 2017

Room G.19, Faculty of Classics

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

Upcoming events