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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


'Ask the Professors!' 

FAMES' Research Day for Post-Graduates and Post-Doctoral Researchers

14.00–15.30, Monday, 24 May 2021


FAMES’ Research Committee is delighted to announce this year’s online Research Day event. We invite you to bring your questions about how to succeed in academia to ‘Ask the Professors!’ on Monday 24 May, 14.00–15.30 BST.
An expert panel – chaired by Prof Geoffrey Khan – has been convened to answer your questions. The panellists will address questions on such topics as building CVs, what skills to acquire as an MPhil, PhD, and Post-Doctoral fellow, how to apply for post-doctoral funding, and the current status of the academic job market. Please, submit your questions by Thursday 20 May 2021 to Dr. Hajni Elias at
Our panellists are:
  • Prof. Amira Bennison (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Prof. Mickey Adolphson (East Asian Studies)
  • Dr. Anna Cieslik (UK Research Council Advisor) 
  • Prof. Roel Sterckx (East Asian Studies)
  • Dr. Andrew Marsham (Middle Eastern Studies)

Advance registration is required for this event, please follow the link to register: registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the event.

N.B. This event is open only to FAMES' post-graduate students and post-doctoral researchers.