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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


28 February 2020
This exhibition of work by the Jerusalem-born Palestinian artists Kamal Boullata (1942—2019), is being extended until 22nd March. The exhibition, entry to which is free, is is on at the West Court Gallery in Jesus College. The gallery is open from 10am to 6pm each day.

23 February 2020
The Hebrew Studies section of FAMES has launched a new open-access series entitled Cambridge Semitic Languages and Cultures. The first book in the series, by Geoffrey Khan, has just appeared and the open-access electronic version is now available online.

21 February 2020
Roman Vater has contributed to a new study "Jewish Radicalisms: Historical Perspectives on a Phenomenon of Global Modernity" published by De Gruyter.

21 February 2020
In tandem with her colleague Rana Issa, Suneela Mubayi has been awarded a grant by the US National Endowment for the Arts to support their translation (from Arabic into English) of the travelogue "Tickets to Malta, London, and Paris" by the Remarkable Aḥmad Fāris.

21 February 2020
Nathan Miller's article spans two issues of Mediterranean Studies

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The Advanced Diploma is a nine-month postgraduate qualification that provides instruction in Hebrew language.  It is intended for students with a first degree whose knowledge of Hebrew is at an intermediate or lower intermediate level.  The aim of the course is to bring students’ knowledge up to an advanced level. 

The Diploma is intended to prepare you for: