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Durham University

Global Durham

East & South East Asia

Durham academics have been working with colleagues in East and South East Asia for many years. Durham has strong relationships with universities across this region as well as significant research collaborationsin varied area and an Oriental Museum that houses pertinent objects compiled over two centuries.

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Library Collections

Student and Alumni Societies and Associations

Oriental Museum

The Oriental Museum is devoted entirely to the art and archaeology of the Orient, our Chinese and Egyptian collections being amongst the finest in Britain.

Durham University Library Readers’ Guide (in Chinese)

This page provides a brief introduction to various sources of academic information in Chinese for general interest as well as for Chinese studies.