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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

28 April 2021
Dr Kuan-Jen Chen has been awarded a Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Visiting Scholar Fellowship

23 April 2021
The article, titled: 'Beyond “Transborder”: Tawada Yōko’s Vision of Another World Literature' appears in vol 55 of Japanese Language and Literature, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese

21 April 2021
Dr Laura Moretti discusses her recent book Pleasure in Profit. Popular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan with graduate students and Faculty member at an event jointly organized by UCLA and UBC

16 April 2021
The first monograph by Dr Edward Zychowitz-Coghill, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at AMES and King's College, has just been published by De Gruyter.

16 April 2021
Most of the papers in this volume originated as presentations at the conference Biblical Hebrew and Rabbinic Hebrew: New Perspectives in Philology and Linguistics, which was held at the University of Cambridge, 8–10th July, 2019. The aim of the conference was to build bridges between various strands of research in the field of Hebrew language studies that rarely meet, namely philologists working on Biblical Hebrew, philologists working on Rabbinic Hebrew and theoretical linguists.

14 April 2021
The transcription project led by Dr Laura Moretti, which is now concluded, ran from 1st June to 31st October, 2020. The article in CAM explores the intellectual potential of this project as well as its innovative use of AI and the participants' experience.

14 April 2021
Roel Sterckx takes a "longue durée" look at Chinese notions of state power.

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.