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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


12 November 2018
Dr John Nilsson-Wright discusses US Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Japan and Trump's ongoing failure to think strategically about Asia.

08 November 2018
The Japanese Studies section of Cambridge University is delighted to announce that we will soon be able to offer a brand new Japanese Studies graduate scholarship.

02 November 2018
The world’s biggest kung fu fantasy writer and one of the oldest students to ever undertake a PhD at this Faculty, Louis Cha OBE, has died in Hong Kong following a long illness.

29 October 2018
Roel Sterckx receives Taiwan Distinguished Alumni Award

28 October 2018
Asahi Shimbun political correspondent Miura Toshiakai discusses the the Heisei Era and Japan's history issue



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This major historical ERC funded research project will examine how East Asia redefined itself after World War II, with results that affect international relations in the region even today. We aim to understand how political and legal authority was established by different regimes in countries such as Japan, China, North and South Korea and Taiwan, as the area emerged from the shadow of Japanese Imperial rule after 1945.