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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 
03 August 2020
The Transcription project "Tackling Pandemics in Early Modern Japan" launched by Dr Laura Moretti is now in its third month and has recently featured in the Yomiuri Shimbun, one of the five national newspapers in Japan.


28 July 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 how studying Chinese at Cambridge has been transformed in the last few months; surely the strangest any of us have known!


28 July 2020
Everyone at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies congratulates our colleague, Professor Khaled Fahmy, on his recent election as Fellow of the British Academy. Prof. Fahmy joins colleagues, Professors Khan, Sterckx and van de Ven, as a Fellow of the Academy and we all send him our warmest congratulations for this impressive achievement.


27 July 2020
Information for Undergraduates, Graduates and Offer holders


26 July 2020
Dr KJ Chen publishes article “Fishing for Oil: Natural-Resource Management between the United States and Maritime East Asia in the 1970s” in The Journal of American-East Asian Relations.


14 July 2020
Due to the effects of the coronovirus pandemic, the University will be hosting Open Days virtually until further notice. The next University-wide Open Day will be held on Thursday, 17th & Friday, 18th September, 2020.


09 July 2020
Teach311 + COVID-19 Collective works in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science among other institutions and focuses on understanding disasters, past and unfolding. The Collective has invited Dr Laura Moretti and Prof Hashimoto to present their project and share their pedagogy in the face of COVID-19.


09 July 2020
Cambridge's Arts and Humanities Impact fund has awarded Dr Saussan Khalil a grant of £10,000 towards her project "Arabic Phonics: Development of a research-led toolkit for teachers of Arabic"


02 July 2020
Dr Moretti's exciting new transcription project enters its second month


30 June 2020
Due to the effects of the coronovirus pandemic, the University will be hosting Open Days virtually until further notice. The next University-wide Open Day will be held on 2nd & 3rd July, 2020.


26 June 2020
The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) has published a review by Lydia Wilson of Thomas Hegghammer’s biography "The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the rise of global jihad"


25 June 2020
The winner of the 2020 Social History Society Book Prize is: Khaled Fahmy, In Quest of Justice. Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt (University of California Press, 2018).


16 June 2020
We are pleased to invite you to the virtual launch of a new book at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge


12 June 2020
Saussan Khalil is featured in an article in Middle East Eye about how a handful of teachers are pioneering new ways of teaching children to read the formal standard Arabic used to write children’s books and which is so distinct from their spoken tongue.


04 June 2020
Dr Laura Moretti has been awarded a grant for the project "Invitations to Playful Reading: towards a new Paradigm for the Study of Graphic Fiction from Early Modern to Contemporary Japan" through the Stockholm-Cambridge Collaborative Research Grants Scheme.