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Middle Eastern Studies Events



calligrapher students

Open Language Classes

Department-wide Events

Hebrew & Semitic Studies Events

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

Arabic & Persian Studies Events

Iranian Cinema - Film Series & Discussion Series

Persian Calligraphy Workshops

University Language Centre Language Programme (CULP)

Pilot course for introductory Persian (Farsi)

Tuesdays at 5pm, Room 7, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Wright Lecture Series

Indian Studies Events

Middle-Eastern Related Events in Cambridge

Turbulent World - Lent, 2016

Series of talks promoted by the Centre of Islamic Studies

Nineb Lamassu - Stolen Title: Genocide, Massacres, and Asylum

Friday, 22nd January, 2016 at 19:15 in Keynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge

A night of Poetry and Music from Iraqi-Assyrian poet Nineb Lamassu and folk artist Helen Saint Vincent. 

A Bird’s-Eye View of Near Eastern Intellectual History

Prof. Rémi Brague opens Aradin’s Spring 2016 Lecture Series

Wednesday, 17th February, 2016 at 5pm
Boys Smith Room, Fisher Building St John’s College

Between Escapism and Strife

A Tribute to The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School

Rethinking Exile, Center, and Diaspora in Modern Jewish Culture

A conference to be held at Cambridge University

Monday, 2nd - Wednesday, 4th May, 2016.

Related events elsewhere

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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