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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.

14 January 2021
If you are interested in Japanese Studies or Chinese Studies but have no knowledge of these two languages, check out the Emmanuel College Japanese & Chinese Taster Workshop with Dr Laura Moretti and Ms Shen-Hsing Hong (25 February 2021, Year 12).

08 January 2021
Join Dr Brigitte Steger, Dr Chris Tso and Dr Angelika Koch for the launch of Beyond Kawaii: Studying Japanese Femininities at Cambridge, the third collection of essays written by Cambridge students exploring gender issues in contemporary Japanese society. [Wed 20 Jan, 12pm GMT]

04 January 2021
Prof. Fahmy gave an interview to "La Première", the French-language Belgian radio channel on the subject of the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring

04 January 2021
The transcription project led by Dr Laura Moretti has attracted more interest from the Japanese press, featuring in major national newspaper, Nikkei shimbun 日本経済新聞

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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.