One of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia


Our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.

SEAS welcomes new staff

SEAS welcomes five number members of staff on the Japanese and Korean Studies programmes

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New era of leadership in SEAS

September 2019 will see a major and exciting change in the governance of the School of East Asian Studies (SEAS) as Professor Hugo Dobson steps down as Head of Department after 6 and a half years and Dr Kate Taylor-Jones takes on the role.

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Celebrating 40 years of Korean Studies

2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of Korean Studies at the University of Sheffield. To celebrate this milestone we have installed two Korean totem pole on campus

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Our Research

The School has a strong focus on collaboration in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and staff members are actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.

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What our undergraduates think
What our undergraduates think
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Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
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The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
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