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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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.

28 May 2021
Fresh off the press: “The world universities’ response to COVID-19: remote online language teaching”. Edited by Nebojša Radić, Аnastasia Atabekova, Maria Freddi & Josef Schmied. Cases by Mahbod Ghaffari (AMES, Persian) & Silke Mentchen (MMLL, German).

28 May 2021
Edited by Brigitte Steger, Patrick O’Hare and Teresa S. Perez, each month another article will be added to the collection.

21 May 2021
The Fanning the Flames Speaker Series highlights conversations with leading scholars of modern East Asian history, art, and propaganda and is presented in conjunction with the book and upcoming online and physical exhibitions.

19 May 2021
Jason's article is a fascinating and beautifully written piece that showcases the relevance of early modern Japanese materials for the contemporary world.

17 May 2021
FAMES Japanese Studies graduates are now invited to apply for the newly established Newton Trust / Japan and the World One-Year Postdoctoral Research Associate

06 May 2021
Edited by Brigitte Steger, Patrick O’Hare and Teresa S. Perez, each month another article will be added to the collection.

30 April 2021
Hans van de Ven has a new book out. The publication of "The Chinese Communist Party: A Century in Ten Lives" coincides with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CCP, which China will mark on 1st July this year. It is a coedited book, together with Tim Cheek (UBC) and Klaus Muehlhahn (Zeppelin University). There is a book launch and promotional video to mark the publication.

28 April 2021
Dr Kuan-Jen Chen has been awarded a Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Visiting Scholar Fellowship

23 April 2021
The article, titled: 'Beyond “Transborder”: Tawada Yōko’s Vision of Another World Literature' appears in vol 55 of Japanese Language and Literature, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese

21 April 2021
Dr Laura Moretti discusses her recent book Pleasure in Profit. Popular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan with graduate students and Faculty member at an event jointly organized by UCLA and UBC

16 April 2021
The first monograph by Dr Edward Zychowitz-Coghill, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at AMES and King's College, has just been published by De Gruyter.

16 April 2021
Most of the papers in this volume originated as presentations at the conference Biblical Hebrew and Rabbinic Hebrew: New Perspectives in Philology and Linguistics, which was held at the University of Cambridge, 8–10th July, 2019. The aim of the conference was to build bridges between various strands of research in the field of Hebrew language studies that rarely meet, namely philologists working on Biblical Hebrew, philologists working on Rabbinic Hebrew and theoretical linguists.

14 April 2021
The transcription project led by Dr Laura Moretti, which is now concluded, ran from 1st June to 31st October, 2020. The article in CAM explores the intellectual potential of this project as well as its innovative use of AI and the participants' experience.