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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 
05 September 2019
Hajni Elias examines the Southwest Silk Road as a zone of interaction and means of cultural and artistic transmission amongst the early societies of southwest China, Vietnam and Southeast Asia.


14 August 2019
Dan and Roel Sterckz sit down to talk about all things Confucius, the ancient Chinese philosopher and politician. They discuss his influence in the trajectory of intellectual history and what we know about the historical Confucius.


13 August 2019
The workshop is based on Prof Kushner’s Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation project: Charting the Geography of Power: Visualizing the Shifting Landscape from Imperial to Postwar East Asia through War Crimes Trials.


13 August 2019
As well as being a visiting professor and teaching a summer course at Waseda University, Professor Barak Kushner also spent a portion of the summer giving lectures in Japan and China


03 July 2019
On 2nd July, 2019, Prof. Barak Kushner received the 15th Nakasone Yasuhiro Award. He follows in the footsteps of his colleague, John Nilsson-Wright, who was the recipient of the 10th Award.


29 May 2019
The report, titled 'The UK and Japan: Forging a Global and Proactive Partnership' was published today by Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs


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.


21 May 2019
FAMES Japanese Studies students are praised for their Japanese skills in newly published book by Rakugo performer Yanagiya Kyōtaro


16 May 2019
Dr Moretti has been awarded the prize in the area of: UG supervisor (arts humanities and social sciences)


09 May 2019
George Rosenfeld, a second-year student of Arabic and Russian, has received the Vice Chancellor's Social Impact award for his work on the May Week Alternative project.


09 April 2019
The scholarships from Osaka company Quick co. and Tokyo based NGA are in collaboration with The Cambridge Trust


02 April 2019
Prof. Roel Sterck delivered the 2019 Ma Yifu Lecture at Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China), "From Quesnay to Sima Qian: labour and wealth creation in early Chinese thought."


01 April 2019
Prof. Barak Kushner gives talks in Taiwan at National Chengchi University (國立政治大學)


01 April 2019
Jeson Ng, a recent graduate in Middle Eastern Studies, has had his undergraduate dissertation “Women of the Crusades: The Constructedness of the Female Other, 1100–1200” published as an article in the journal al-Masaq.