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Past Events

Open day for prospective Undergraduates Mar 16, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies,
Frontline Turkey. The conflict at the heart of the Middle East. Mar 15, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
The crises of the humanities in the Arab World-Egypt as a case study Mar 13, 2018 from 06:00 AM to 08:00 AM Seminar Room, Dept of Sociology,
The Albukhary Galleries of the Islamic World: objects in focus Mar 09, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
CANCELLED - Literature as Magic, Magic as Literature: Sirāj al-Dīn al-Sakkākī's Complete Book and a Fragment of Spells Mar 08, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
CANCELLED - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them: Social Stratification through human - animal metamorphosis at the Sino - Russian Border Mar 07, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Interdisciplinary Interpretation of ‘Heritage-Locality’ among Business Practitioners in Contemporary Mongolia Mar 06, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM MIASU Seminar Room, Mond Building, Free School Lane,
Vessels close to those from China: a new look at Timurid blue and white ceramics Mar 02, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Room 7, Staircase N, Pembroke College,
CANCELLED Interfaces in the Chinese Ba Construction and Their Representations in English-Speaking Learners' L2 Chinese Grammars Mar 02, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Room 7,
Love thy neighbour: Oman, Iran, and the Gulf Mar 01, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
CANCELLED - History and Nationalist Legitimacy in Contemporary China: A Double-Edged Sword Feb 28, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Universities and Entrepreneurship in Korea: the case of Nano Co. Ltd Feb 27, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Old Library, Darwin College,
The earliest Mughal album in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle: new conservation and research Feb 23, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
CANCELLED The L3 Acquisition of Definiteness and Specificity in Mandarin Chinese by English-Cantonese Bilinguals Feb 23, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Room 7,
Islam and science in modern Egypt: Khaled Fahmy Inaugural Lecture Feb 22, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 07:00 PM McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College,
One Writer, Many Guises Feb 21, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Definition of a Tool for Landscapes’ Systemic-Scalar Reading: Classification Hypothesis of the Mongolian Landscapes Feb 20, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM MIASU Seminar Room, Mond Building, Free School Lane,
The Kurdish Question Revisited Feb 15, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Thomas Grey Room, Pembroke College,
Mizrahi Literature Between Hebrew and Arabic Feb 15, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room SR14, Faculty of English,
Ana Min Al Yahud: Film Screening and Poetry Reading Feb 14, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, Faculty of English,
Gender as a useful category of analysis in Chinese Religions – with two case studies from the Republican period Feb 14, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Chinese Null and Covert Arguments and Their Behaviours in L2 Chinese Grammars Feb 09, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Room 7,
Big and small history in the Genizah: how necessary is the Cairo Genizah to writing the history of the Medieval Mediterranean? Feb 08, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Ritual, Interpretation, and Commentary in Chinese Late Antiquity Feb 07, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Film presentation of Seret Aravit (An Arab Film), and Q&A with the filmmaker Feb 04, 2018 from 07:30 PM to 10:30 PM Cripps Auditorium, Cripps Court,
The splendid eccentricity and originality of the 'Big Head' Shahnama Feb 02, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
The Sinosphere Simplified Jan 31, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Taming the Dissenters: Shiism and the Concept of the Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs (al-khulafāʾ al-rāshidūn) in Early Islam Jan 29, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Faculty Common Room,
Colonial Collage: Land, Nation and Resistance in Hebrew Avant Garde Poetics Jan 26, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
L3 Acquisition of Mandarin Sentence-Final Particles by English-Cantonese Bilinguals Jan 26, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Room 7,

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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