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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


07 June 2021
Dr Paul Anderson has been announced as a CoInvestigator on a new AHRC-funded project exploring the Afterlives of Muslim Asia. He will be focusing on urban heritage and diasporic relations connected to the city of Aleppo.

02 June 2021
Professor Barak Kushner spoke as part of the The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and Hoover Institution Press Fanning the Flames Speaker Series in Celebration of the Publication Fanning the Flames: Propaganda in Modern Japan edited by Kay Ueda.

28 May 2021
Fresh off the press: “The world universities’ response to COVID-19: remote online language teaching”. Edited by Nebojša Radić, Аnastasia Atabekova, Maria Freddi & Josef Schmied. Cases by Mahbod Ghaffari (AMES, Persian) & Silke Mentchen (MMLL, German).

28 May 2021
Edited by Brigitte Steger, Patrick O’Hare and Teresa S. Perez, each month another article will be added to the collection.

21 May 2021
The Fanning the Flames Speaker Series highlights conversations with leading scholars of modern East Asian history, art, and propaganda and is presented in conjunction with the book and upcoming online and physical exhibitions.

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Due to the effects of the coronovirus pandemic, the University will be hosting Open Days virtually until further notice.

The next Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Open Day, with a live Q&A session, will be held on either Thursday, 8th or Friday, 9th July, 2021.

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