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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

16 September 2021
Paul Noorlander has a new Open Access book published by Brill.

16 September 2021
Paul Anderson has a new article published in "History & Anthropology"

02 September 2021
Amira Bennison recently recorded an episode of the "Ithaca Bound" podcast that's now been published online.

26 August 2021
Launching in September, the Yin-Cheng Distinguished Lecture Series (印證高端佛學演講系列) is a collaborative, multi-university partnership between Peking University, Columbia University, Princeton University, Harvard University, University of British Columbia, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge.

02 August 2021
The Eighth Summer School in Early Modern Japanese Palaeography has now started.

29 July 2021
We are pleased to announce that the traditional Chinese language translation of Professor Barak Kushner's Men to Devils, Devils to Men will soon be out in Taiwan.

28 July 2021
Dr KJ Chen organised an international conference: “Conflicts, Geography, and Pax Americana in Cold War East Asia.” This conference aimed to gather scholars from America, Europe, and East Asia to examine the twists and turns behind the geopolitics of decision makers’ deliberations, regional cooperation, people-to-people diplomacy, and intellectual and business interaction.

26 July 2021
The Global Asia Research Center at Waseda University holds an online workshop by Barak Kushner, Professor of East Asian History, University of Cambridge.

23 July 2021
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing annually awards a $1,000 prize to the author of the best book on any aspect of the creation, dissemination, or uses of script or print published in the previous year.

22 July 2021
The "Summer 2021" edition of the regular Chinese Studies newsletter has just been published.

01 July 2021
The termly Japan and the World Newsletter is out now

01 July 2021
Dr Laura Moretti has published a new book article: "Playing Narihira. The Tales of Ise in Eighteenth-century Kibyōshi", in An Ise monogatari Reader. Contexts and Receptions (Brill, June 2021; pp. 255-302).

21 June 2021
The first joint research group in early modern Japanese literature with Hosei University took place today (21 June 2021) on Zoom.

07 June 2021
Dr Paul Anderson has been announced as a CoInvestigator on a new AHRC-funded project exploring the Afterlives of Muslim Asia. He will be focusing on urban heritage and diasporic relations connected to the city of Aleppo.

02 June 2021
Professor Barak Kushner spoke as part of the The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and Hoover Institution Press Fanning the Flames Speaker Series in Celebration of the Publication Fanning the Flames: Propaganda in Modern Japan edited by Kay Ueda.