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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

11 October 2018
The documentary, directed by Japanese director Watanabe Kenichi will be available in French, Japanese, and English versions.

20 September 2018
Dr John Nilsson-Wright gives two interviews with Arirang News discussing the Inter-Korea Summit in Pyongyang

19 September 2018
Emeritus Professor Peter Kornicki has just published a new book in Japanese.

18 September 2018
Professor Barak Kushner joins discussion on Meiji Restoration on BBC World Service

07 September 2018
Radio interview with Dr John Nilsson-Wright

02 July 2018
We are delighted to announce that on 21 June the FAMES Green Impact team was presented with a Bronze Award at the 2018 Green Impact Awards.

02 July 2018
Dr Barak Kushner hosts a Cambridge Workshop looking at Post-War Taiwan and its place in Cold War East Asia.

14 June 2018
Dr John Nilsson-Wright has been kept busy in the past weeks providing comment and analysis on developments on the Korean peninsula.

05 June 2018
On 04 June 2018 Professor Reiko Tsuchiya of Waseda University gave a talk at the Faculty on 'The “Asian-Hand” Journalists of Japanese Newspapers: Japanese Journalists in between Japan, Korea and China in the 20th Century'

30 May 2018
A version of SLURP: a social and culinary history of ramen - Dr Barak Kushner’s book on the history of ramen has been published in Japanese

21 May 2018
John Nilsson-Wright discusses recent development surrounding the possibility of the Trump-Kim meeting.

15 May 2018
Dr Barak Kushner speaks at Stanford University

10 May 2018
Prof. Roel Sterckx, Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilization, is giving the Chen Yinque Lectures at Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou).

10 May 2018
Anna Melkina's recent publication was featured in the journal ‘Russia and the Pacific’ (Issue No. 1, 2018), a quarterly journal of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East (an institute of the Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences)

07 May 2018
Over a week in May scholars and graduate students from China, Japan and the UK gathered at Cambridge University to share their most recent research on the history of war crimes trials and the postwar in East Asia.