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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

26 November 2020
This new volume, edited by Andrew Marsham, encompasses the archaeology, history, art, and architecture of the Umayyad era (644–750 CE).

25 November 2020
Flavia Xi Fang’s book "La luna nell’acqua: metafore oniriche tra la letteratura cinese ed europea" (Moon in the Water: dream metaphors in Chinese and European literature) has been published by AlboVersorio (Milan) as part of the book series “Woland”. Flavia is currently in her third year as a PhD candidate in Chinese Studies.

25 November 2020
Dr Laura Moretti's new book, published by Columbia University Press, is out now.

11 November 2020
Dr John Nilsson-Wright today participated in an online discussion forum on denuclearization of North Korea and the role of Europe

10 November 2020
The student linguist from the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies and Robinson College who started a pro-refugee fashion revolution is profiled by Charis Goodyear in "This Cambridge Life"

09 November 2020
The Faculty is sad to learn of the recent death, aged 95, of Kenneth Roy Norman, Professor Emeritus of Indian Studies and leading authority on Pali and other Middle Indo-Aryan Languages.

03 November 2020
The Annual Meeting of Faculty members is announced

03 November 2020
‘Kaho Cambridge Graduate Scholarships in Japanese Studies’

03 November 2020
Chinese-language online magazine all recently published an interview with Roel Sterckx which covered his time as a student and his work in general.

28 October 2020
A new book by affiliated lecturer Sami Everett and Rebekah Vince is published this week in the Liverpool University Press's "Francophone post-colonial studies" series. By exploring dynamic Jewish-Muslim interactions across North Africa and France through performance culture in the 20th and 21st centuries, the book offers an alternative chronology and lens to a growing trend in media and scholarship that views these interactions primarily through conflict.

21 October 2020
New issue of the Japan and the World Newsletter is now avilable

07 October 2020
The workshop was the second workshop based on Prof Kushner’s Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation-Newton Trust project: Charting the Geography of Power: Visualizing the Shifting Landscape from Imperial to Postwar East Asia through War Crimes Trials.

16 September 2020
​Dr Kuan-Jen Chen was awarded a 2020 Gilder Lehrman Fellowship.

04 September 2020
The eight-part documentary series, produced by the Shanghai Media Group, will be broadcast on Chinese TV this week and next.