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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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"

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).

28 May 2019
Dr Paul Noorlander and Dorota Molin of the Hebrew and Semitic Sudies section share their experience of a recent field trip in Northern Iraq (KRG region), and give a general introduction to Neo-Aramaic, its long and rich history, and explain the causes for of its severe endangerment.