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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


07 September 2018
Radio interview with Dr John Nilsson-Wright

02 July 2018
We are delighted to announce that on 21 June the FAMES Green Impact team was presented with a Bronze Award at the 2018 Green Impact Awards.

02 July 2018
Dr Barak Kushner hosts a Cambridge Workshop looking at Post-War Taiwan and its place in Cold War East Asia.

14 June 2018
Dr John Nilsson-Wright has been kept busy in the past weeks providing comment and analysis on developments on the Korean peninsula.

05 June 2018
On 04 June 2018 Professor Reiko Tsuchiya of Waseda University gave a talk at the Faculty on 'The “Asian-Hand” Journalists of Japanese Newspapers: Japanese Journalists in between Japan, Korea and China in the 20th Century'



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For the last decade or so Dr Peleg has been engaged in an ongoing examination of the history and nature of romance in modern Hebrew literature, especially the paradoxical absence of it from the modern Hebrew roman or novel. This examination has inspired his first book about homoeroticism in Hebrew literature, Derech Gever (Hebrew, 2003), which looks at "romance" between men in Hebrew literature as an articulation of early Zionism's preoccupation with masculinity.