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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 
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
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)


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).


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.


02 May 2018
Dr Yan Hai-Jian, Nanjing Normal University gave a talk entitled: 比较中的审视:战后国民政府对日本战犯审判的特质, "Comparing the Trials: The Characteristics of the Trial of Japanese War Criminals under the Republic of China post-WWII"


25 April 2018
Prof. Amira K. Bennison, Professor in the History and Culture of the Maghrib, gave a guest public lecture in the History Programme of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies in Doha, Qatar.


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.