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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


24 September 2020
The application deadline is 15 October 2020. Please note: there will be no pre-interview assessment for our subjects. If you have questions about submitting work or the interviews process please contact the Admissions Office at the College you are applying to.

16 September 2020
​Dr Kuan-Jen Chen was awarded a 2020 Gilder Lehrman Fellowship.

04 September 2020
The eight-part documentary series, produced by the Shanghai Media Group, will be broadcast on Chinese TV this week and next.

27 August 2020
We're delighted to announce that Prof Mickey Adolphson is the co-founder of a non-profit foundation in Japan aimed at promoting collaborative research.

24 August 2020
In this webinar, Dr John Nilsson-Wright will host a conversation with Ms Yoo Myung-Hee, trade minister for the Republic of Korea.

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Transcription project: Tackling Pandemics in Early Modern Japan

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and the many uncertainties surrounding international travels for the months to come, the Seventh Summer School in Japanese Early Modern Palaeography has been postponed to August 2021. It was by no means an easy decision, but our priority is the safety and wellbeing of all the participants.