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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


15 February 2021
Amira Benison participated in a short history documentary for the History Hit website.

11 February 2021
The Gates Cambridge Trust have announced the results of their US selection round 2021 and one of the successful applicants is David Jun Lee who will be coming here to study with Dr John Nilsson-Wright this autumn

09 February 2021
Dr Chen’s research interests lie in Cold War history, modern East Asian history, maritime history, and US foreign policy.

04 February 2021
Prof. Fahmy has recently given a number of interviews on the subject of the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring

01 February 2021
The article features an interview with Dr Nuri Kim on the new MPhil and his hopes for the future of Korean Studies at Cambridge

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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.