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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Arts & Humanities: Key Staff

Dean

Professor Gurharpal Singh  BSc. Econ (Lond), MA (Warwick), PhD (Lond)

Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching)

Dr Lukas Nickel  Dipl. Sin (Berlin), Dr. des. (Heidelberg)

Associate Dean (Research)

Dr Andrea Janku  MA PhD (Heidelberg)

Faculty Senior Tutor

Dr Charlotte Horlyck MA PhD (London)

Faculty Administrator

Mr Leigh Ward BA (Sussex) MBA (London)

Academic Staff

Gurharpal Singh
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Gurharpal Singh

Professor Gurharpal Singh is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Professor in Inter-Religious Relation and Development in the Department of Study of Religions.

Lukas Nickel
Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Lukas Nikel History of Art and Archaeology of China and the Silk Road, Chinese culture of the Bronze Age and the Han to Tang period; early Buddhist art; art and technology in China, Chinese heritage, comparative art history
  • Tel: 020 7898 4454
  • Email: ln2@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: B407
  • Office Hours: Thursday 4-5 (during term time)

Andrea Janku
Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Andrea Janku

China, Social and Cultural History; The Early Press and the History of Communication; Environmental History

  • Tel: 020 7898 4636
  • Email: aj7@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 310
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 3-5pm or by email appointment
Charlotte Horlyck
Faculty Senior Tutor
Charlotte Horlyck

Visual and material culture of the Korean peninsula; Pre-modern Korean burial practices, particularly of the Koryŏ period (AD918-1392); Arts of the Koryŏ period, especially bronze mirrors and ceramics; 20th century  collecting of Korean artefacts; Heritage and museum practices; Gender and material culture.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4704
  • Email: ch10@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: B403
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 11am-12pm (during term time)

Administrators

Leigh Ward
Faculty Administrator
Leigh Ward
David Martin
Project Leader
David Martin

Simone Green
Project Administrator (SEAAAP)
Simone Green

Academic Support Team

Carol Miles
Team Leader (Academic Support)
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Carys Barbour
Faculty Officer (Academic Support)
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Student Support Team

Mat Schofield
Team Leader (Student Support)
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4272
  • Email: ms132@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 329
  • Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00
Lavi Begum
Faculty Officer (Student Support)
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4011
  • Email: lb41@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 325
  • Office Hours: 09.45 – 17.45

Pascale Dionnet
Faculty Officer (Student Support)
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4012
  • Email: pd11@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 327
  • Office Hours: 9:00-17:00
Nita Parmar
Faculty Officer (Student Support)
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4010
  • Email: np9@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 593
  • Office Hours: 09.00 – 17.00

Matt Poulton
Faculty Officer (Student Support)
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4124
  • Email: mp48@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 325
  • Office Hours: 09.00 – 17.00
Karen Philpott
Assistant Faculty Officer (Reception, Student Support)
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4020
  • Email: kp20@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 327
  • Office Hours: 09:45 - 16:45