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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

22 January 2021
The article discusses the increasing interest in Korean Studies in the UK, and the newly established programme at FAMES

21 January 2021
The faculty is delighted to announce the launch of the new Korean Studies MPhil Programme and the appointment of Dr Nuri Kim as University Lecturer in Korean Studies. We look forward to welcoming our first students onto the new programme, and to the bright future ahead for Korean Studies in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

14 January 2021
Artist and writer Edmund de Waal has included the book "Antarah ibn Shaddād, War Songs" by Prof. James Montgomery in his Library of Exile which he is sending to the Library of Mosul which is being rebuilt following its destruction by ISIS in 2015.

14 January 2021
If you are interested in Japanese Studies or Chinese Studies but have no knowledge of these two languages, check out the Emmanuel College Japanese & Chinese Taster Workshop with Dr Laura Moretti and Ms Shen-Hsing Hong (25 February 2021, Year 12).

14 January 2021
If you are interested in Japanese Studies and already have some experience of Japanese – whether self-taught or at GCSE level – check out the Emmanuel College Intermediate Japanese Taster Workshop with Dr Laura Moretti (4 March 2021, Year 11).

08 January 2021
Join Dr Brigitte Steger, Dr Chris Tso and Dr Angelika Koch for the launch of Beyond Kawaii: Studying Japanese Femininities at Cambridge, the third collection of essays written by Cambridge students exploring gender issues in contemporary Japanese society. [Wed 20 Jan, 12pm GMT]

04 January 2021
Prof. Fahmy gave an interview to "La Première", the French-language Belgian radio channel on the subject of the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring

04 January 2021
The transcription project led by Dr Laura Moretti has attracted more interest from the Japanese press, featuring in major national newspaper, Nikkei shimbun 日本経済新聞

11 December 2020
A new issue of the Chinese Studies Newsletter has just been published. Edited by PhD Candidate Kelsey Granger, the newsletter contains a host of fascinating articles about recent activities of the staff and students of Chinese Studies Cambridge.

08 December 2020
The Faculty's Green Impact team is a student-led initiative that coordinates the Faculty's response to the University's Green Impact environmental accreditation scheme and works to help Faculty members reduce our environmental footprint, individually and as an institution. The team have just produced a new Newsletter to update staff and students about environmental issues.

07 December 2020
Khaled Fahmy writes in the December issue of Current History.

04 December 2020
The Needham Research Institute invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for a Soon-Young Kim Award in the History of East Asian Science and Technology. The Award will be tenable from October 2021.

03 December 2020
On Friday, 4th December, Dr Christine van Ruymbeke will be speaking at an online webinar organised by the Yale Macmillan Centre Program for Persian Studies.

30 November 2020
On Friday 27 November Dr Vicky Young gave a talk on "Okinawa and Literature" as part of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies' International Workshop.【比較日本文化部門主催 国際ワークショップ】東アジア連続講演会第6回『沖縄と文学』