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Past Events

The Processing of Mandarin Chinese Reflexives among Adult L2 Learners and Heritage Speakers Nov 24, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Room 8,
Monuments, memory and misinterpretation: the temple of Zeus, or throne of Bilqis, in Athens Nov 23, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Advance of the Crayfish: The Industrialization of the Yangzi Wetlands Nov 23, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rushmoore Room, St Catharine's College,
Female Actors in Kabuki: Retrieving a Forgotten Tradition Nov 21, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Lunchtime Talk on Modern Algerian Literature Nov 21, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Common Room,
Live subtitled rakugo performance Nov 20, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
A Safavid Globe between East and West: a new acquisition in the Louvre collection Nov 17, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
Chinese Null and Covert Arguments and Their Behaviours in L2 Chinese Grammars Nov 17, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Room 7,
Doing emotions in Medieval Arabic Nov 16, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Twentieth Century Chinese National Language Movement Nov 15, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Diversity of Jomon Life-ways Nov 13, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Language as a Reflection of Politics Nov 09, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
Laozi Leading Confucius to Salvation: Tracing the History of a Lost Text Nov 08, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Oddities and Originalities of the Big Head Shahnama Nov 03, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
The L3 Acquisition of Definiteness and Specificity in Mandarin Chinese by English-Cantonese Bilinguals Nov 03, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room 9,
L3 Acquisition of Mandarin Sentence-Final Particles by English-Cantonese Bilinguals Nov 03, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Room 9,
The Memory of an Assassin and Political Legitimacy in the Wang Jingwei Regime (1940–45) Nov 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Rise and Fall of Modern Japanese Literature: The Fall Oct 30, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Beekeeper in Pre-Modern China Oct 25, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Romantic Rabbis Oct 24, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Teaching Persian in Colonial Calcutta Oct 19, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Saintly or Heretical? Legends about Buddhist Monks as Political Prophets Oct 18, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Mettle of Honor: Shaping the Rules of War in Early Medieval Japan Oct 16, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Is Nationalism on the Rise in Japan? Oct 09, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Graduate Summer School in Japanese Early-modern Palaeography from Aug 07, 2017 12:00 AM to Aug 19, 2017 12:00 AM Emmanuel College,
Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students from Jul 02, 2017 12:00 AM to Jul 14, 2017 12:00 AM Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies,
EAS Postgraduate Research Seminar Jun 16, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Arthur Quiller Couch room, Old Divinity School, St John’s College Library,
Chinese Studies M.Phil. dissertation-in-progress presentations Jun 14, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Royal Veil: Umayyad figural art and the Bilderverbot in early Islam reconsidered Jun 08, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
Losing Ground - MIASU Film Screening Jun 06, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Mond Building Seminar Room, New Museums Site,

Welcome to AMES

Cambridge has a long and distinctive tradition in the study of the Middle East and Asia. This Faculty prides itself on exploring these fields through the local languages and encourages students to learn through real world engagement. If you are interested in these world regions and want to discover their languages, cultures, histories, religions, and politics, then this is the home for you. 

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