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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

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Heads of Department

Middle Eastern Studies

Professor in the History and Culture of the Maghrib

 

East Asian Studies

Keidanren Professor of Japanese Studies

 

Teaching & Research Staff

Professor Mikael (Mickey) Adolphson
Keidanren Professor of Japanese Studies
sma75@cam.ac.uk
Dr Paul Anderson
University Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies, Assistant Director, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies
psa27@cam.ac.uk
Dr Assef Ashraf
Lecturer in Eastern Islamic Lands and the Persian-speaking world
aa2098@cam.ac.uk
Dr Naures Atto
Postdoctoral Fellow in World Christianities and their Diaspora in the European Context, Principal Investigator in the Aramaic Online Project
na384@cam.ac.uk
Professor Amira K Bennison
Professor in the History and Culture of the Maghrib
amira.bennison@ames.cam.ac.uk
Dr Adam Yuet Chau
University Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China
ayc25@cam.ac.uk
Dr Arthur D Dudney
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
add38@cam.ac.uk
Mrs Farida El Keiy
Language Teaching Officer in Arabic , Year Abroad Arabic Coordinator
fhmze2@cam.ac.uk
Professor Khaled Fahmy
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Sa'id Professor of Modern Arabic Studies
kf375@cam.ac.uk
Dr Imre Galambos
Reader in Chinese
iig21@cam.ac.uk
Dr Mahbod Ghaffari
Associate in Persian Language and Culture
mg695@cam.ac.uk
Dr Yanyu Guo
Research Associate
yg298@cam.ac.uk
Dr Rachael Harris
Senior Language Teaching Officer in Arabic
rmh1001@cam.ac.uk
Dr Shai Heijmans
AHRC Research Associate in Biblical and Rabbinic Hebrew
sh827@cam.ac.uk
Catherine Hirst
Research Assistant
cvh24@cam.ac.uk
Ms Shen-Hsing Hong
Teaching Associate in Chinese
shh34@cam.ac.uk
Dr Aaron D. Hornkohl
Language Teaching Officer in Hebrew
adh44@cam.ac.uk
Dr Heather Inwood
University Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature and Culture
hi208@cam.ac.uk
Dr Benjamin Kantor
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
bk407@cam.ac.uk
Dr Miki Kawabata
Senior Language Teaching Officer in Japanese
mk820@cam.ac.uk
Professor Geoffrey Khan
Regius Professor of Hebrew
gk101@cam.ac.uk
Mr Aishwarj Kumar
Language Teaching Officer in Hindi
ak403@cam.ac.uk
Professor Barak Kushner
Professor of East Asian History
bk284@cam.ac.uk
Dr Andrew Marsham
Reader in Classical Arabic Studies
adm56@cam.ac.uk
Professor Charles Melville
Professor of Persian History, President, The Islamic Manuscript Association, Vice-President, British Institute of Persian Studies, Director, Shahnama Project
cpm1000@cam.ac.uk
Dr Nathaniel Miller
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
nm629@cam.ac.uk
Dr Elizabeth Monier
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
ei211@cam.ac.uk
Professor James Montgomery
Sir Thomas Adams's Professor of Arabic
jem33@cam.ac.uk
Dr Laura Moretti
Senior Lecturer in Pre-Modern Japanese Studies
lm571@cam.ac.uk
Dr John Nilsson-Wright
University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations
jhs22@cam.ac.uk
Dr Charis Olszok
University Lecturer in Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
co383@cam.ac.uk
Dr Yaron Peleg
Kennedy Leigh Reader in Modern Hebrew Studies
yp240@cam.ac.uk
Dr Michael Rand
University Lecturer in Hebrew & Aramaic
mcr47@cam.ac.uk
Dr Brigitte Steger ブリギッテ・シテーガ
Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Studies, Japanese Studies Exam Coordinator
bs382@cam.ac.uk
Professor Roel Sterckx FBA
Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilization
rs10009@cam.ac.uk
Dr Krisztina Szilágyi
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
ks591@cam.ac.uk
Professor Hans van de Ven FBA
Professor of Modern Chinese History
jjv10@cam.ac.uk
Dr Christine van Ruymbeke
Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Reader in Persian Studies
cv223@cam.ac.uk
Dr Vincenzo Vergiani
University Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit
vv234@cam.ac.uk
Dr Justin Winslett
Teaching Associate in Classical and Literary Chinese
jw963@cam.ac.uk
Dr Casper Wits
Research Associate
cw687@cam.ac.uk
Ms Emma Wu
Language Teaching Officer in Chinese
elw39@cam.ac.uk
Dr Junqing Wu
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
jw2022@cam.ac.uk
Dr Victoria Young
Kawashima Lecturer in Japanese Literature and Culture
vy202@cam.ac.uk
Dr Boping Yuan
Reader in Chinese Language and Linguistics
by10001@cam.ac.uk