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Middle Eastern Studies Events

 

 

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Department-wide Events


Hebrew & Semitic Studies Events

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


Cinema Israel 2014 - 2015

Easter Term, 2015

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


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


Arabic & Persian Studies Events

The Qur’ān in Translation

The Second meeting of the Cambridge Qur’ān Seminar

Friday, 15th May, 2015


Iranian Cinema - Film Series & Discussion Series

Lent Term, 2015


Wright Lecture Series

Easter Term, 2015


Indian Studies Events


Middle-Eastern Related Events in Cambridge

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 ]


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).


Turbulent World - Easter Term, 2015

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


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 


Related events elsewhere

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 Ruymbeke, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

Earlier Events

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

Welcome!


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.

Upcoming events

An Evening with the Muses

May 05, 2015

Møller Centre Auditorium, Churchill College

The Qur’ān in Translation

May 15, 2015

Cambridge

East Asian Studies Postgraduate Research Seminar

May 19, 2015

OCR, St Catharine's College

Faculty Research Day

May 21, 2015

Rooms 8 & 9

Upcoming events