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East Asian Studies Events

East Asian Studies Seminar Series

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

ERC Project Guest Lectures

China Research Seminar

Postgraduate Research Seminar



2015 Chuan Lyu Lectures in Taiwan Studies


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

A talk by Lee Hae-chan, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea

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

The Long Bridge at Seta

Daijōe uta Reconsidered

A talk by Dr Edward Kamens, Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies, Yale University, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow, SISJAC

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

Seating is very limited, please RSVP to:

Dr Matthew Shores

Global China: New Approaches

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.

Asian-related events in Cambridge

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

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

Needham Research Institute Text-reading Seminars

Needham Research Institute, Cambridge

Related events elsewhere

Ukiyo-e in Edo period publishing culture

Earlier Events

For listings of past events, please see the Events Archive.

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. 


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DEAS Postgraduate Seminar

Dec 01, 2015

Needham Research Institute

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Jan 19, 2016

Needham Research Institute

DEAS Postgraduate Seminar

Feb 16, 2016

Needham Research Institute

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Mar 08, 2016

Needham Research Institute

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