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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

11 April 2018
March 19 - 21 2018 Dr Barak Kushner co-managed a conference with Professor Tsuchiya Reiko from Waseda University, Japan, concerning propaganda and media issues that developed during and about WWII in East Asia.

11 April 2018
This conference was co-sponsored by Dr. Barak Kushner's ERC grant on The Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia, and Dr. NARAOKA Sochi's Spirits-funding from Kyoto University in Japan.

29 March 2018
Dr John Nilsson-Wright publishes new article.

27 March 2018
The Dhammachai International Research Institute (DIRI) and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (FAMES), University of Cambridge have drawn up this agreement with the aim of promoting cooperation in the field of academic research on Buddhist manuscripts from Dunhuang.

27 March 2018
On 31 January 2018 the Japanese Studies Subject group was delighted to welcome a group of students and academic staff (Drs Atsushi Yamada, Maiko Ichihara, Naoko Matsumura and Kazuhiro Oobayashi) from Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan.

15 March 2018
Dr John Nilsson-Wright, University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations and Senior Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House recently attended the GENRON NPO Tokyo Conference as a panel member.

13 March 2018
On Saturday 10 March, the BATJ (The British Association for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language) held a seminar in FAMES.

03 March 2018
On Friday 9 March 2018 Professor Hans Van De Ven presented his talk 'Wartime Everydayness and the Decolonization of WWII'.

09 February 2018
Following the successful publication four years ago of Manga Girl Seeks Herbivore Boy: Studying Japanese Gender at Cambridge, we are delighted to announce a second book by our recent Japanese Studies graduates.

25 January 2018
John Nilsson-Wright will unpack the apparent change in direction by North Korea’s leader and consider what the upcoming Olympics means for talks between the two countries.

17 January 2018
Dr Kushner delivers the keynote presentation at Waseda University’s international symposium “Towards the Creation of Reconciliation Studies"