You don’t need any prior knowledge of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese or Persian to study them here but you do need imagination, perseverance, curiosity and a sense of adventure.
You can also combine Arabic, Hebrew or Persian with a modern European language.
The Centre of South Asian Studies is a renowned cross-disciplinary research centre open to students and scholars from across the University and to researchers from around the world.
Information about the work of the Centre, its singular library and unique archive collections, research seminars, conferences, exhibitions and other events at the Centre are available on this website.
Otters, kingfishers, heron and dipper can be spotted.And of course, another icy treat we have here is our popular Filipino coolers, the Halo-halo, which means “mix” in English language, its ingredients are all sweetened stuff, like white beans, red beans, coconut gel, young coconut strings, jackfruit, purple yam with shaved ice and evaporated milk topped with ice cream or leche flan (egg custard) so yummmmmy!!!With our Asian food products, we sell Filipino, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese food products, like seasonings, sauce, noodles, paste, which comes in bottle, can or plastic packs. Once in a while, we give out Asian Cooking Demo to familiarize our customers/prospective customers with our products.Where appropriate, the website points you to connected sites at the University of Cambridge which might be of interest to scholars of South and Southeast Asia.Click here for a spectacular visual overview of our current exhibition The Centre is open Monday-Friday, from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm, but will be CLOSED all day on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th August.