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Past Events

Workshop on Grammatical Issues of the Chinese Language for Teachers of Chinese Jul 05, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 12:30 PM Churchill College, Cambridge,
Summer Hebrew Ulpan from Jul 02, 2018 12:00 AM to Jul 13, 2018 12:00 AM Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies,
Understanding North Korea from the Inside Out' Jun 19, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Our Marriages - When Lesbians Marry Gay Men May 30, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Neolithic Liangzhu city and its hydraulic enterprise in Lower Yangtze River May 28, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM South Lecture Room, McDonald Institute,
Faculty Research Day, 2018 May 25, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Nation, Trauma, and other not-so-universal ideas re-imagined in Arabic Literature May 24, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Beginning and End of the Dunhuang Manuscripts May 23, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Verses of Vengeance: Poetry and the Boxer Crisis of 1900 May 16, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
A Bronze Horse and State Ideology May 15, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Picturing Gentlemen: Portrait Photography and the Colonial Mask May 14, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Lightfoot Room, Old Divinity School, St John’s College,
A Retrospect on the Abe Government: what went before, what is it trying to do, and what comes after? May 14, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Crude and Colourless or Expedient and Enduring? May 14, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM South Lecture Room, McDonald Institute,
Al-ihbat al-masihi: Christian populism and dreams of lost sovereignty in contemporary Lebanon May 10, 2018 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
The Triumph of Calligraphy over Typography: commercial book production in early modern Japan May 10, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Board Room, Faculty of English,
Explaining China’s 21st century social policies May 09, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Encounters with Persian verse, art and music May 05, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 08:30 PM Fitzwilliam College Auditorium,
The European Dimension of China's Great Transition: West European China Policies, 1969-1982 May 04, 2018 05:30 PM Board Room, Faculty of History,
The Human Figure in Islamic Art May 04, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
Semitic Vocalization and Reading Traditions May 04, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Room L1,
Hybrid Syntactic Constructions in Biblical Hebrew May 03, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Canteens and the Politics of Working Class Diets in Industrial China, 1920s - 1950s May 02, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
Chinese Leadership and Policy Changes after the last two Congresses May 01, 2018 from 06:15 PM to 07:15 PM The Harrods Room, The Queen's Building, Emmanuel College,
Tribute to Youval Shimoni from May 01, 2018 03:00 PM to May 02, 2018 03:00 PM Bawden Room, Jesus College,
Mughal tiles in the reign of Shah Jahan Apr 27, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Nihon Room, Pembroke College,
Who's Who: Contested Identities and Alliances in the Shadow of the Arab Uprisings Apr 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM Seminar Rooms SG1 - SG2, Department of Politics and International Studies,
History and Nationalist Legitimacy in Contemporary China: A Double-Edged Sword Apr 25, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rooms 8 & 9,
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,

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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