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Lent, 2016

China Research Seminar

Woolf Institute Panel Series: Muslim-Jewish Relations

What do animated cartoons tell us about Egypt's politics?

Tuesday, 9th February, 2016 at 5pm in Rooms 8 & 9
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Between Escapism and Strife

A Tribute to The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Seminars

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Unit, University of Cambridge

Michaelmas, 2015

Asian Studies Seminar Series

China Research Seminar

DEAS Postgraduate Research Seminar

The Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia

ERC Project Guest Lectures

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Seminars

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Unit, University of Cambridge

Centre of Islamic Studies at the Festival of Ideas 2015

The Centre of Islamic Studies will be organising three events at this year's Festival of Ideas.

  • Rapping Our Way to Islam [ poster ]
  • Bridging the Middle East with the Rest of the World through Perfumery [ poster ]
  • Islamophobia: New Findings, New Perspectives [ poster ]

Further details

How Can the International Community Effectively Engage North Korea

One-day conference

Saturday, 12th December, 2015

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities
Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT


Birkbeck Lectures 2015: Islam in South Asia

  • Tuesday 17 November at 5.00 pm: Barbara D. Metcalf (Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Davis) on '"Outsider" Authority in Islam: The Writings of a Nineteenth-Century Muslim Queen' 
  • Wednesday 18 November at 5.00 pmBarbara D. Metcalf on 'When Authorities Clash: The Differences of two Islamic Scholars over the Secular and Plural State' 
  • Thursday 19 November at 2.30 pm: Richard Eaton (Professor of History, University of Arizona) on 'Theorizing Historical Space in Precolonial India: Sovereignty, Religion, Literary Networks'


In the Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College    (off Whewell's Courts, entrance on Trinity St opposite the Great Gate)


Professor Boyd Hilton 

For earlier events see the Events Archive for the Academical Year 2014-2015