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Academical Year 2014-2015

 

Summer, 2015

Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students

Sunday, 28th June - Friday, 10th July, 2015
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge 

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies Ulpan 2015

poster ]


Easter, 2015

Reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula: another key to peace in Northeast Asia

Thursday, 28th May, 2015 at 3:00pm in Rooms 8 & 9
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies 


2015 Chuan Lyu Lectures in Taiwan Studies


Global China: New Approaches


Cinema Israel 2014 - 2015

Easter Term, 2015

Screenings are at 16:30 in Room L1
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge


An Evening with the Muses

Israeli authors come to Cambridge

Tuesday, 5th May, 2015 at 8:00pm in the Møller Centre Auditorium
Møller Centre, Churchill College Grounds, Storeys Way, Cambridge


The Language of the Mishna in Italy

From Manuscript to Printed Book

The 2015 Edward Ullendorff Lecture in Semitic Philology 

Tuesday, 26th May, 2015 at 5:30pm in Rooms 8 & 9
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge 


Faculty Research Day, 2015

Tuesday, 21st May, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Room G21, Faculty of Classics


The Qur’ān in Translation

The Second meeting of the Cambridge Qur’ān Seminar

Friday, 15th May, 2015


History and Economics Seminar

The Historian's Task in the Anthropocene: Finding a Useful Past in Japan

Julia Adeney Thomas, University of Notre Dame/Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

  • Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 at 5pm
    Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall, Trinity Lane

Further details

Directions to the venue (North Court, staircase A)


Intensive Workshop in Japanese Early-modern Textual Scholarship

Thursday, 19th - Saturday, 21st March 2015
Emmanuel College


East Asian Day at Emmanuel College

On Friday, 17th April, Emmanuel College is organizing an East Asian Day, open to anyone who is considering the possibility of studying Chinese or Japanese at the University of Cambridge. Language tasters for both Chinese and Japanese language, a masterclass on comic storytelling followed by an actual performance and a session on calligraphy will constitute the academic activities for the day. You will also have the chance to meet current students of Chinese and Japanese, experience college life for one day and get useful information about how to apply to Cambridge.

Programme for the day.

If interested, please contact Ms Lizzie Dobson, Schools Liaison Officer of Emmanuel College: 07872410677.


Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Seminars

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Unit, University of Cambridge


Ukiyo-e in Edo period publishing culture


Turbulent World - Easter Term, 2015


Cambridge Lecture in Islamic Art

"Mirza Reza Khan" in Qajar Iran 
Chini-Foroush and the ceramics connoisseurship of Jules Richard

Dr Moya Carey, Curator of the Iranian Collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

  • Thursday, 30th  April, 2015 at 5:30pm
    Nihon Room, Pembroke College, Cambridge

Refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend. [ poster ]


Lent, 2015

Asian Studies Seminar Series


China Research Seminar


Cinema Israel 2014 - 2015

Religion & Cinema in Israel


The Long Bridge at Seta

Daijōe uta Reconsidered

Tuesday, 24th February, 2014 at 4:30pm in Room 7
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies


Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Seminars

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Unit, University of Cambridge


Second Cambridge Lecture in Islamic Art

A Baroque of One's Own: Eighteenth-century Ottoman Architecture on the World Stage

Dr Ünver Rüstem, Fari Sayeed Visiting Fellow in Islamic Art, Pembroke College

  • Thursday, 12th  March, 2015 at 5pm
    Room N7, Pembroke College, Cambridge

Turbulent World - Lent Term, 2015

Series of talks promoted by the Centre of Islamic Studies  [poster]


Crimson Words

Modern Hebrew Annual Lecture

Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015 at 8:00pm
Cripps Auditorium, 
Cripps Court, Chesterton Rd, Cambridge

Award-winning Israeli illustrator, alternative comics artist and novelist Yirmi Pinkus will speak about graphic fiction in Hebrew, writing as a visual process and the use he makes of visual imagery for writing fiction.

The lecture will include sketches, photographs and illustrations that were created during the writing process and some of which made it into his two novels so far, Professor Fabrikant’s Historical Cabaret (2008) and Minutiae (2012).


Sogdian Reading Classes

Taught by Prof. Nicholas Sims-Williams

1:00pm - 3:00pm each Thursday, 15th January to 26th February, 2015
Ancient India & Iran Trust, 23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge 


Michaelmas, 2014

Asian Studies Seminar Series


China Research Seminar


Ra Jong-Yil Lecture in Korean Studies


Research Students' Seminars on Second Language Chinese


Tang Poem Recital

By tradition our 1st-year Chinese Studies students are going to give a recital of Tang poetry. This year we’ll also sing two famous Chinese folk songs.


Turbulent World - Michaelmas Term, 2014

Series of talks promoted by the Centre of Islamic Studies  [poster]


Cambridge Seminar on Biblical Epic

Hosted by the Centre for Medieval Literature, and the Departments of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, and Middle Eastern Studies; with the support of St John’s College

Sunday, 16th & Monday, 17th November, 2014
Dirac Room, Fisher Building, St John’s College in Cambridge


Israeli Studies Lecture Series

Michaelmas Term, 2014


From Timur to Nadir Shah

Imperial Connections between India, Iran and Central Asia

British Institute of Persian Studies Conference [poster]

Monday, 15th - Wednesday, 17th December, 2014
Nihon Room, Pembroke College, Cambridge

Conference Programme


Cinema Israel 2014 - 2015

Religion & Cinema in Israel

Michaelmas Term, 2014

Screenings are on alternate Tuesdays during Term time at 16:30 in Room L1
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge


 Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Seminars

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Unit, University of Cambridge

 


McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Egyptian World Seminar - Programme for Michaelmas Term, 2014


Faculty of History

World History Seminar - Programme for Michaelmas Term, 2014

Khamriyya as a World Poetic Genre

Comparative Perspectives on Wine Poetry in Near and Middle Eastern
Literatures

Lecture Series at the University of St Andrews
Wednesday, 24th September, 2014 - Thursday, 9th April, 2015

Jointly convened by:

  • Dr Kirill Dmitriev, School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews 
  • Dr Christine van RuymbekeMiddle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

For earlier events see the Events Archive for the Academical Year 2013-2014