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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


16 January 2020
Dr Kuan-Jen Chen’s essay “Projecting Poseidon’s Trident: America’s East Asia and the Shifting Contours of 1950s Postwar Naval Policy” was awarded an honorable mention in the 2019 Cold War essay contest sponsored by the John Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute.

13 January 2020
The Faculty is sad to report the death of Malcolm Lyons on 18th December, 2019, at the age of 90. Charles Melville has written an obituary for this celebrated Cambridge scholar.

09 January 2020
Lydia Wilson, visiting scholar in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge, writes in the New York Review of Books.

17 December 2019
The first edition of a new newsletter for Chinese Studies at Cambridge has been published. Edited by Kelsey Granger and with a forward by Prof. Roel Sterckx, the newsletter covers a range of updates about the field of Chinese Studies from a Cambridge perspective.

16 December 2019
Article by Professor Kushner in the Nikkei Asian Review examining narratives of post-war justice in Chinese museum exhibits.

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This is multi-faceted, multi-year research initiative that explores both domestic politics in the Democratic Republic of Korea and relations between the DPRK and the outside world. The initiative, which dates from 2002 combines track II direct contact with the DPRK with academic collaboration with colleagues in the United States, Europe, South Korea and Japan.