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University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Institution University of Cambridge View institution profile
Department Middle Eastern Studies
Telephone 01223 335108
Study type Research


PhD supervision is available in Aramaic (including Syriac) studies: Aramaic literature and philology, Targum, Neo-Aramaic dialects; Chinese studies: Classical and Modern Chinese language, Chinese literature, philosophy, history, economic history, art and archaeology, linguistics; Hebrew studies: biblical, post-biblical, Medieval and Modern Hebrew literature and philology, Northwest Semitic epigraphy and Ugaritic; Indian studies: Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, and Hindi literature and philology, Indian art, archaeology, religion and history; Middle Eastern and Islamic studies: Arabic and Persian classical, modern and colloquial language, Middle Eastern literature, social and political history; Japanese studies: classical and modern Japanese language, Japanese literature, religion and thought, cultural history, classical and modern history, modern Japanese society and politics.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Cambridge University


University of Cambridge



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