SOAS University of London

Centre for Media Studies, School of Arts

PhD Students



Duncan Harte
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Shanghai Escapade: Cinema, Anticipation and the Touristic City

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Nanang Endrayanto
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Dialogues about Monolog: openness and undecidability in contemporary performances in Indonesia

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Mahdi Khoei
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Iranian everyday life as represented on television

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Joshua McNamara
Joshua McNamara

Small scale audiovisual production and its relationship with the development and aid sector in Nairobi: an approach toward Kenya's media environment, from the perspective of practice-based research.

Rima Merhi
Rima Merhi

News Framing in Times of Crisis: Media Representations of Palestinian Refugees in Nahr el-Bared Battle, 2007


Thembi Mutch
Thembi Mutch

Women in Zanzibar, their discussions around Media and Modernity

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Katharina Schmoll
Katharina Schmoll

Gender and the 'Justice and Development Party' (PJD) in Morocco: Perspectives on Voice and Empowerment in a moderate Islamist context (working title)



Mohamed Taha
Mohamed Taha

Political Communication of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Analysis of practices before and during Morsi’s presidency (2012 - 2013)


Phithaksak Thisahak
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Thai internet fora: Users practices in reshaping news and their impact on mainstream journalism

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Students pursuing their doctoral research in the Media & Film Studies programme at SOAS cover a wide range of both media practices and geographic regions. Below is a partial list of students who are currently enrolled in the PhD programme: