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29 May 2019
The report, titled 'The UK and Japan: Forging a Global and Proactive Partnership' was published today by Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs


28 May 2019
Dr Paul Noorlander and Dorota Molin of the Hebrew and Semitic Sudies section share their experience of a recent field trip in Northern Iraq (KRG region), and give a general introduction to Neo-Aramaic, its long and rich history, and explain the causes for of its severe endangerment.


21 May 2019
FAMES Japanese Studies students are praised for their Japanese skills in newly published book by Rakugo performer Yanagiya Kyōtaro


16 May 2019
Dr Moretti has been awarded the prize in the area of: UG supervisor (arts humanities and social sciences)


09 May 2019
George Rosenfeld, a second-year student of Arabic and Russian, has received the Vice Chancellor's Social Impact award for his work on the May Week Alternative project.


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This is the first book in English to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Almoravids and the Almohads, the two most important Berber dynasties of the medieval Islamic west, an area that encompassed southern Spain and Portugal, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The Sanhaja Almoravids emerged from the Sahara in the 1050s to conquer vast territories and halt the Christian advance in Iberia.