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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


06 April 2020
As part of Toshiba's 'Japan Insights' collection of online essays, Prof Barak Kushner examines the diversity of Osaka's food culture.

06 March 2020
Commentary by Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Eric Ballbach, Sabine Burghart, Nicola Casarini, Mario Esteban, Lucia Husenicova, Sangsoo Lee, Françoise Nicolas, John Nilsson-Wright, Oskar Pietrewicz and Elina Sinkkonen

03 March 2020
The enormous influence of the Egyptian film industry on popular culture and collective imagination across the Arab world is widely acknowledged but little is known about its concrete workings behind the scenes. This new book provides a fascinating glimpse into the lived reality of commercial film production in today's Cairo, with an emphasis on labor hierarchies, production practices, and the recent transition to digital technologies.

02 March 2020
Tessa Rizzoli impresses judges at the Fifteenth Japanese Speech Contest for University Students.

01 March 2020
Newly published by Wiley and available through open access, this article by Dr Paul Anderson offers a different theorization of the commercial geographies and economic networks that connect China to the Middle East from those associated with the metaphor of the ‘Silk Road’.

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