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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

19 October 2021
The termly Japan and the World Newsletter is out now

19 October 2021
Emeritus Lecturer Dr Michael Loewe has just won China's prestigious World Contributors to Sinology Award

19 October 2021
There will be a general Q&A session and also focussed sessions for each subject area. All sessions will be online and will take place on 2nd November, 2021 - you can sign up for your area(s) of interest now.

12 October 2021
Dr Laura Moretti and PhD student Helen Magowan will present their research at the Migrations of the Book virtual conference hosted by Texas A&M University Libraries on 14-15 October 2021. Everyone is welcome, although registration is required:

08 October 2021
Professor Peleg spoke recently to the Youtube podcast The Know Show about his work on Israel, colonialism, literature and cinema.

08 October 2021
Dr Nilsson-Wright writes about the challenges facing Japan's new PM in The Diplomat.

08 October 2021
Dr Vicky Young interviews Kikuko Tsumura, author of There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job, at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, Mon 11 Oct, 7pm - 8pm

07 October 2021
As part of their Humanities Innovation Week, Cambridge Enterprise have awarded Saussan Khalil a grant to support her language learning project which placed second in the competition.

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.