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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


28 January 2021
The transcription project led by Dr Laura Moretti has attracted more interest from the Japanese press, featuring in major national newspaper, Yomiuri Shinbun 読売新聞

22 January 2021
The article discusses the increasing interest in Korean Studies in the UK, and the newly established programme at FAMES

21 January 2021
The faculty is delighted to announce the launch of the new Korean Studies MPhil Programme and the appointment of Dr Nuri Kim as University Lecturer in Korean Studies. We look forward to welcoming our first students onto the new programme, and to the bright future ahead for Korean Studies in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

14 January 2021
Artist and writer Edmund de Waal has included the book "Antarah ibn Shaddād, War Songs" by Prof. James Montgomery in his Library of Exile which he is sending to the Library of Mosul which is being rebuilt following its destruction by ISIS in 2015.

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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: