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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

09 April 2021
Disaster for the Party of President Moon as Conservatives Win Strong Support in Seoul and Busan Elections

30 March 2021
The Tokyo Conference, organised by Japanese think-tank Genron NPO, seeks to provide an open forum for representatives from think-tanks around the world to discuss and debate a diverse range of global issues.

26 March 2021
The review by Prof Joad Raymond in Renaissance Studies describes Pleasure in Profit as 'an invaluable work'.

19 March 2021
This conference on "Literary and Visual Representations of Animals from Central Asia to the Maghreb" will take place in Cambridge on 15th & 16th December. The Call for Papers has now been issued.

17 March 2021
The article, written by FAMES alumna Alice French, appeared in the March issue of AJET Connect.

10 March 2021
Dr Laura Moretti discussed her recent book Pleasure in Profit at the the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University on 5 March 2021

10 March 2021
On Sunday 7 March 2021 rakugo master Takekawa Shinoharu returned to perform at the University of Cambridge.

09 March 2021
Prof Kushner was a discussant on several panels throughout the conference, hosted by Waseda University, Japan.

22 February 2021
Dr Vicky Young will be moderating a panel at the interdisciplinary workshop: Heritage from the Margins? Shuri Castle and the Politics of Memory. The Workshop will take place 5-6 Marc 2021.

22 February 2021
The enormous influence of the Egyptian film industry on popular culture and collective imagination across the Arab world is widely acknowledged but little is known about its concrete workings behind the scenes. This new book provides a fascinating glimpse into the lived reality of commercial film production in today's Cairo, with an emphasis on labor hierarchies, production practices, and the recent transition to digital technologies.

18 February 2021
To help refugee children stay in touch with their heritage, Saussan Khalil took on the task of teaching them Arabic in a uniquely accessible way

16 February 2021
The termly Japan and the World Newsletter is out now

15 February 2021
Amira Benison participated in a short history documentary for the History Hit website.

11 February 2021
The Gates Cambridge Trust have announced the results of their US selection round 2021 and one of the successful applicants is David Jun Lee who will be coming here to study with Dr John Nilsson-Wright this autumn

09 February 2021
Dr Chen’s research interests lie in Cold War history, modern East Asian history, maritime history, and US foreign policy.