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Yemeni Wedding

Wedding in Old Sana'a, Yemen by Ivan Gladstone

wolffsohn ex libris

 
Wadi Qadisheh

Wadi Qadisheh Photo: Dr Amal Marogy

ShanamehExhibition

Lohrasp enthroned (c.1540). © The Fitzwilliam Museum

hebrew posters

 
griboedov conference group

 
arabic map

 
arab spring

 
Aleppo Market

Aleppo Market by Zach Brown

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Abbas Bakhtiari

Abbas Bakhtiari

1610 printing press

First printing press in the Arab world (1610) Photo: Dr Amal Marogy

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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Upcoming events

Who's Who: Contested Identities and Alliances in the Shadow of the Arab Uprisings

Apr 26, 2018

Seminar Rooms SG1 - SG2, Department of Politics and International Studies

Mughal tiles in the reign of Shah Jahan

Apr 27, 2018

Nihon Room, Pembroke College

Tribute to Youval Shimoni

May 01, 2018

Bawden Room, Jesus College

Chinese Leadership and Policy Changes after the last two Congresses

May 01, 2018

The Harrods Room, The Queen's Building, Emmanuel College

A Bronze Horse and State Ideology

May 15, 2018

Rooms 8 & 9

Summer Hebrew Ulpan

Jul 02, 2018

Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Kitāb Sībawayhi: The Critical Theory

Sep 20, 2018

Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Upcoming events