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East Asian Studies Events

East Asian Studies Seminar Series

China Research Seminar

Research Seminars on Chinese Linguistics & Chinese as a Second Language

Workshop on Grammatical Issues of the Chinese Language for Chinese Teachers

Two-dayworkshop organised within EITS Strand 5

The Roots of Visual Japan

Word-text dynamics in early-modern Japan

International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Religion and Social Transformations in Contemporary Taiwan

The 2017 Chuan Lyu Lectures in Taiwan Studies

Given by Prof. CHANG Hsun (張 珣), Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

  • Monday, 15th & Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 at 5pm in Rooms 8 & 9
    Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

The Situation on the Korean Peninsula & Challenges for ROK Diplomacy

Special lecture by Joonkook Hwang, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea

  • Friday, 5th May, 2017 at 5pm in Rooms 8 & 9
    Faculty of Asian & Middle eastern Studies

Please note that this is expected to be a very popular event: seating is strictly limited and will be on a first come, first served basis with doors opening at 4:30pm

Chinese Studies M.Phil. dissertation-in-progress presentations

  • Wednesday, 14th June, 2017 at 3pm in Rooms 8 & 9
    Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Details of presenters and abstracts

Palaeography East-West

A one-day workshop designed to bring together scholars working on palaeography across different Faculties and to showcase what kind of research is done.

  • Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 from 9:45am - 3:30pm
    Rooms 8 & 9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

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Postgraduate Research Seminars

Plazas of Candlelight: Understanding the History of Street Protests in South Korean Democracy

The 2017 Kim Dae-Jung Lecture in Korean Studies

Given by Prof. Hongkoo Han, SungKongHoe University

  • Friday, 27th January, 2017 at 5pm in the Umney Theatre, Robinson College

War Crimes and Empire ERC Project - Guest Lectures

Asian-related events in Cambridge

The Village (寶島一村) - a Cambridge Chinese Drama Club production

  • Saturday, 18th & Sunday, 19th February, 2017
    Main Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge

Details and booking information

Graduate Summer School in Japanese Early-modern Palaeography

  • Monday, 7th to Saturday, 19th August, 2017
    Emmanuel College, St Andrew's Street, Cambridge

Details of the course and how to apply

Joseph Needham memorial lecture

Sit Down Comedy?

  • Thursday, 3rd November, 2016 at 8:30pm in The Parlour, Peterhouse

    Dr Matthew W. Shores, University Lecturer in Japanese, will talk on Japan's centuries-old comic storytelling tradition of rakugo with a performance in English!

    poster ]

    For further details please email , Perne Club Secretary.

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Seminars

Mongolia & Inner Asia Research Unit, University of Cambridge

Korean Cinema Strand at the 2016 Cambridge Film Festival

Needham Research Institute Text-reading Seminars

Needham Research Institute, Cambridge

Related events elsewhere

Lectures on Chinese Anthropology

Given by: Prof. Robert P. Weller, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, USA

  • Thursday February 23rd from 10am - 12pm (small-group seminar)
    The Yin world is in chaos": urban expansion and religious creativity in contemporary China
  • Friday, 24th February, 2017 from 10.30am - 12.30pm
    Research Seminar on Anthropological Theory
    The silent and the spoken: exile, death and the anthropology of the unknowable

Both seminars will be held in the Seligman Library, Room OLD6.05, on the 6th floor of the Old Building
London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

Earlier Events

For listings of past events, please see the Events Archive.