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.

We Are Hiring!

We're looking for a Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies or East Asian Studies to help us shape the future of our research and teaching on the Korean Peninsula. Closing date for applications: 26th April 2018

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BAJS Conference 2018: Crisis? What Crisis? Continuity, and Change in Japan

The School of East Asian Studies will be hosting next years BAJS conference. 5th -7th September, Sheffield Students Union

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Advising the Government on China

Prof Katherine Morton will act as Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee's inquiry into China and the Rules-Based International System

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Study with us

Discover East Asia with us on an undergraduate course or deepen your knowledge with a taught or research postgraduate degree

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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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