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Academical Year 2010-2011

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies | News and Events | Events Archive

Summer, 2011

Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies Ulpan 2011


Political Legitimacy in the Islamic West

Workshop in Cambridge on 13th & 14th September, 2011.

Call for Papers


Neo-Aramaic Conference, 2011

Wednesday, 6th & Thursday, 7th July, 2011
Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge

Further Details


Easter Term, 2011

Semitic and Afroasiatic: Challenges and Opportunities

Annual Semitic Philology Lecture

5.00pm, Wednesday, 4th May, 2011 in Rooms 8 & 9
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site)

Video of the lecture


Faculty Research Day: 21st March, 2011

Detailed programme, photos etc.


Asian Studies Seminar Series

Programme for Easter Term, 2011


Mongolia & Inner Asia Reasearch Unit - Research Seminars

Programme for Easter 2011


Love and Devostion

Exhibition and conference hosted by the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.


Lent Term, 2011

Mongolia & Inner Asia Reasearch Unit - Research Seminars

Programme for Lent Term, 2011


Asian Studies Seminar Series

Programme for Lent Term, 2011


Israeli Film Club - Lent Term, 2011

Israeli Documentary Cinema

Films are shown on Wednesdays in Room L1 (basement lecture room), at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site) from 1:15 p.m.


Kim Dae-Jung Lectures in Korean Studies

Inaugural Lecture


Regional and National Identities in the Cold War in East Asia:
the integration of East Asian and Western Perspectives (1945-1991)

Cambridge Cold War Workshop Conference


McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research - Egyptian World Seminars

Programme for Lent Term 2011


Cambridge University Southeast Asia Forum

Events for Lent Term 2011


Cambridge Central Asia Forum

Seminar Series Programme - Lent Term, 2012


Michaelmas Term, 2010

Mongolia & Inner Asia Reasearch Unit - Research Seminars

Programme for Michaelmas Term, 2010


Asian Studies Seminar Series

Programme for Michaelmas Term, 2010


McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research - Egyptian World Seminar

Programme for Michaelmas Term, 2010


Reflections on War & Peace: Sixty Years After the Korean War

British Association for Korean Studies Symposium

Saturday, 20th November, 2010 from 9:30am to 6:00pm
Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP

Speakers include Dr Mark Morris, University of Cambridge

Booking Fee £10 - Advanced registration essential. For details see: baks.org.uk


London Korean Film Festival

"Jam-packed with festival hits, Korean box office smashes, debut works from Korea’s new directing talent, independent film and bravura animation, 2009's festival was an unmissable cinematic feast and 2010's, running throughout November, will be even better."

Events at the Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Poster [PDF]


A Celebration of the Work of Raymond & Bridget Allchin

Friday, 12th November, 2010 at 4:30pm
Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS

A Lecture Double Bill


Wednesday Lecture Series - Michaelmas Term, 2010

The Shahnameh Lectures

Lectures given on Wednesdays at 5:00pm through Michaelmas term in Room 102
at the Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue.


Israeli Film Club - Michaelmas Term, 2010

The Israeli Man in Israeli Cinema

Films shown on Wednesdays in Room L1 (basement lecture room), at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site) from 1:15 p.m


Bioethics & Bioethical Issues in Muslim Societies

Guest Speaker: Prof. Nouzha Guessous

The Centre of Islamic Studies and the Department of Middle Eastern Studies
In association with The British Council in Morocco

Thursday, 11th November, 2010 at 5:00pm in Rooms 8 & 9
at the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.


The rediscovery of the court culture of the Qarakhanids

The Harold Bailey Memorial Lecture

Friday, 10th December, 5pm, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Rooms 8 & 9


Sophie’s Revenge (非常完美)

Tuesday, 16th November, 2010 at 5:00pm in Rooms 8 & 9 (ground floor)
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue

Film screening and Q&A with director Jin Yimeng


Guest Speaker: Joy Gordon

Gave a talk based on her book

Invisible War: The United States and the Iraq Sanctions (Harvard University Press, 2010)

Thursday, 4th November, 2010 at 5:30pm in Rooms 8 & 9
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue


How (and How Not?) To Read An Indian Buddhist Miracle Tale

A Lecture by Dr David Fiordalis

Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010 at 4:00pm
Room 8 & 9, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue


Blogging China

Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010 at 2:30pm
CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane

A talk by Professor Xiao Qiang, Founder and Editor China Digital Times


Food, the animals, and human dignity in Jewish perspective:
the evidence of the Aramaic Targum

The postponed Tyrwhitt Lecture took place at an open meeting of the Old Testament Seminar on Wednesday, 27th October in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity (Sidgwick Site) at 2:30 p.m.


For earlier events see the Events Archive for the Academical Year 2009-2010.