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Academical Year 2009-2010

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Summer, 2010

Woman is the Future of Man

European exclusive screening followed by a live Q & A between Dr Mark Morris and the award winning Korean director, Hong Sang-soo.

Tuesday, 7th September, 2010 at 6pm
Arts Picture House Cinema, Cambridge


International Indology Graduate Research Symposium (IIGRS)

Thursday, 23rd & Friday, 24th September, 2010

A two-day conference designed to bring together graduate students working with primary sources in Indology so that they can present, discuss and publish their research.

For more information, please visit: iigrs.byethost17.com


The foundations of Arab linguistics - Sibawayhi and the earliest Arabic grammatical theory

A two-day conference on 3rd and 4th September, 2010 designed to bring together Arabists, specialists in linguistics and research students to explore the foundations of the Arabic linguistic tradition and its development.


Inaugural Annual Sainsbury Institute Carmen Blacker Lecture

Carmen Blacker and Japan

Donald Keene (Professor Emeritus and Shincho Professor Emeritus, Columbia University)

  • Thursday, 15th July, 2020 - Norwich
  • Thursday, 22nd July, 2010 - London

Celebrating Clare Hall and India

Thursday, 3rd - Friday, 11th June, 2010
Clare Hall, Cambridge


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students

Lou Hong Exhibition

Monday, 14th June - Saturday, 3rd July, 2010
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Scinces, Downing Street, Cambridge

Luo Hong is a top Chinese environmentalist and photographer. The flyer for the exhibition gives more information about Luo Hong, his stunning photography and his tireless work for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).


Asahi Conference, June 2010

Dr Barak Kushner was invited to the Asahi Newspaper headquarters in Tokyo to take part in a symposium with Harvard Professor Emeritus Akira Iriye and other scholars to discuss the role and use of the Japanese media over the last eighty years of Japanese history.


Easter Term, 2010

Asian Studies Seminar Series - Easter Term, 2010

Programme


Chuan Lyu Lectures, 2010

Monday, 17th and Wednesday, 19th May, 2010

Delivered by: Professor Yen Chuang-ying
(Professor of Art History, Academia Sinica)

Programme


DMES Seminar Series - Easter Term, 2010

Programme


Israeli Film Club - Easter Term, 2010

The Jewish Religion in Israeli Cinema

Films will be shown in Room L1 (basement), Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site) from 1.15 p.m.


The Contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Study of Hebrew and Aramaic

The 2010 Annual Semitic Philology Lecture

Wednesday, 19th May, 2010 [ poster ]


Dining with Al-Qaeda

Cambridge University Turkish Society presents a talk by Hugh Pope on Tuesday, 18th May, 2010, sharing his unique insight on the developments he witnessed first-hand by living and working in the Middle East and Turkey during the past three decades as recorded in his new book.


History Off Centre: Writing the Mughal Empire in Hindi

Friday, 14th May, 2010 from 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Room No. 9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

We regret to announce that this event has had to be CANCELLED.

A lecture by Allison Busch (Assistant Professor of Hindi-Urdu language and literature)


Sanskrit Life-Worlds: Antiquity to Early Modernity

Tuesday, 11th May, 2010 from 10:00 - 16:00
CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

A colloquium with Professor Sheldon Pollock (William B Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, University of Columbia, US)


Ideas of India in Britain 1857-1947

Friday, 14th and Saturday, 15th May, 2010
CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

A workshop aiming to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of ideas of India in Britain between 1857 and 1947.


A thematic outline of the history of Indian philosophy:
the problem of the ego in brahmanical and buddhist thought

Monday, 26th April, 2010 for three consecutive weeks, from 15:00 - 16:00
Room 5, Sidgwick Site Lecture Block

A three-part lecture series to be given by Antoine Panaïoti (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies).


The Great Chain of Academic Being

A View from the Bottom: Reflections on the Non-Western, the Non-Modern, and the Philological

A lecture by Professor Sheldon Pollock (William B Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, University of Columbia, US)

Thursday, 13th May, 2010 from 17:00 - 19:00
CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge


Radiations from a golden City

A programme of readings on Monday, 26th April, 2010 at the Faculty of Divinity about Jerusalem compiled and read by the well-known actor Robert Rietty.


Korea at War

Friday, 23rd April & Saturday, 24th April, 2010
Robinson College, Cambridge

A retrospective programme of Chung Ji-Young’s films.


Language, Conflict and Security in the Middle East

A three-day conference on 9th, 10th and 11th April, 2010 run jointly by the Middle Eastern Studies department and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge.


Lent Term, 2010

Asian Studies Seminar Series - Lent Term, 2010

Programme


HACIVAT & KARAGÖZ NEDEN ÖLDÜRÜLDÜ?

Turkish film screening at the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.


Exit No. 6 六號出口

Thursday, 18th March, 2010 from 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Rooms 8/9, Faculty Asian & Middles Eastern Studies,
University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Including a Q&A with the director Lin Yu-hsien 林育賢

Details


European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
Sixth Workshop for Doctoral Students

22nd - 24th March, 2010

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

Project director: Dr Brigitte Steger

Language for applications and during the conference: English

Application deadline (now passed): Friday, 20th November, 2009

For further details see the EAJS website: www.eajs.eu/english/phdworkshop_next.html


Mongolia & Inner Asia Reasearch Unit - Research Seminars

Programme, Lent 2010


The Grammatical Traditions of India and the Middle east

Faculty Research Seminar - Lent Term, 2010


South Asian Studies Guest Lectures - Lent Term, 2010

Programme


Dinosaur or lion? ‘Golden Age’ Hebrew poetry in Spain and Modern Hebrew poetry

A series of three lectures given by Ziva Ben-Porat,
Professor of Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv University


Israeli Film Club - Lent Term, 2010

Films from the first 10 years of the 21st century

Films will be shown in Room 9 (ground floor), Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site) from 1.15 p.m.


Religious Broadcasting in the Middle East

A two-day conference jointly hosted by the Cambridge Arab Media Project (CAMP) and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge.


From the Sultan to Ataturk

Cambridge University Turkish Society presented a talk by Andrew Mango on Turkey and his new book.


The Present State of Mandaic Lexicography

A lecture given by Matthew Morgenstern, University of Haifa


The Leverhulme Lectures - All poor, but no paupers:
a Japanese perspective on the Great Divergence

Professor Osamu Saito, Hitotsubashi University
5pm on the 1st, 3rd, 8th and 10th February, 2010
LGA19, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Avenue


Workshop on Religion, Secularism, and Modernity in Asia

18th & 19th February, 2010

The final event organized by the AHRC Network "Translations and Transformations: China, Modernity and Cultural Transmission".

Programme


Michaelmas Term, 2009

South Asian Studies Graduate Seminars - Michaelmas Term, 2009

Programme


Music and Identity in the Middle East and Central Asia

A series of lectures jointly hosted by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies and Cambridge Central Asia Forum, University of Cambridge.


Asian Studies Seminar Series - Michaelmas Term, 2009

Programme


Israeli Film Club - Michaelmas Term, 2009

Israeli Documentary Films


Korean Film Night

Friday, 27th November, 2009 at 7.00 pm
Trinity College, Cambridge

Further details


Muscat and Oman 1962 - 1964: Sultan's Armed Forces, recollections by contemporaries of the time

A lecture presented by the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies.

Tuesday, 24th November, 2009 at 5.00 pm
Rooms 8-9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.


Cambridge Taiwan Short Films Day

Wednesday, 18th November, 2009, 4:30-6:30pm,
Room L1, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

A rare and exciting opportunity to watch five recent short films from Taiwan and to get an insight into contemporary Taiwanese society!! The event, organised by the Department of East Asian Studies, includes an introduction, film screening (c.80 mins), and a discussion.

This event has been rescheduled from Wednesday, 28th October due to illness.

Programme

FREE TO ALL. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.


Kim Dae-jung Memorial

The Department of East Asian Stuides and Clare Hall present:

Kim Dae-jung Memorial at Clare Call

Tuesday, 17th November, 2009 at 5.30pm

Clare Hall, Richard Eden Suite
West Court, Herschel Road, Cambridge

This event is open to all. Please send your RSVP to alumni@clarehall.cam.ac.uk


Pahlavi, Pahlavans, and Persian: the Shahnameh as a Vector of Language and Ideology

Lecture by Professor John Perry (University of Chicago)

Monday, 26th October, 2009 at 5pm

Room 111, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue


Knowledge and Language in Middle Eastern Societies

Cambridge Symposium on Middle Eastern Studies

16th - 18th October, 2009

The Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, hosts the second international Symposium on Middle Eastern Studies. As with last year’s conference, the topic will be ‘Knowledge and Language in Middle Eastern Societies’. Papers can cover any period or region in Middle Eastern Studies broadly defined.


Tsuruga Wakasanojo XI

Shin-nai (Shamisen – Japanese string instrument - & Singing) Concert

Saturday, 10th October, 2009 at 1pm (doors open 12.30pm)

Kaetsu Centre
嘉悦ケンブリッジ教育文化センター
Huntingdon Road, CB3 0SH
(Between Murray Edwards (ex. Hew Hall) and Fitzwilliam College)

Free admission


Earthquakes and other upheavals in Persian History

Inaugural Lecture by Charles Melville, Professor of Persian History

Saturday, 3rd October, 2009


Encounters and Transformations: Cultural Transmission and Knowledge Production in a Cross-literary and Historical Perspective - 1850-1960

Co-organised by the Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University and
the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge

28th & 29th September, 2009

Downing College, University of Cambridge

Further details


Mongolia & Inner Asia Reasearch Unit - Research Seminars

Programme, Michaelmas 2009


Summer, 2009

Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students

Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald and The Rubaiyat

6th - 10th July, 2009

This week-long conference to be held at Leyden and Cambridge celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edward FitzGerald (1809) and the 150th anniversary of the first publication of his famous Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859). [ Further Details ]


Korean related media

For earlier events see the Events Archive for the Academical Year 2008-2009.