PhD students at the School of Arts.
Taichi is researching compositional approaches that integrate Japanese musical aesthetics into western music.
Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Minority Languages, Rock and Metal, Widening Participation, Ableism in Music.
Tom is a PhD student at SOAS School of Arts.
Charlotte’s research interests are decolonisation, ethnomusicology, Indigenous studies, environmentalism and non-human agency.
Helen is a PhD student at the School of Arts at SOAS.
Southeast Asian art, history of archaeology, knowledge production, colonial collecting, restitution, historiography of Indonesia.
Yingbai is a doctoral researcher at SOAS in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology.
History of art, history, visual and material culture in early modern Japan.
Art history, Southeast Asian studies, Curatorial studies, Postcolonial studies
Alexandre Ouairy is a doctoral researcher at SOAS investigating Chinese contemporary art history.
Dr Ploskonka’s research interests over the last 15 years have developed between the intersection of power relations of contemporary art practitioners and the state specifically within the Central Asian region.
The investigation focuses on change in the knowledge, representation and reception of Chinese art and the motivations of the British and Chinese people involved, including as lenders, dealers and collectors
I’m interested in what material remains reveal of the life of early Buddhists. I'm revealing networks of smaller hermitages and monastic rock-shelters in-between three major early rock-cut Buddhist monasteries.
Prior to coming to SOAS, I have completed my undergraduate studies in Hong Kong and obtained a Master of Communications in South Korea.
I completed both my Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan). I have a degree in BA for Policy Studies, and MA for Sociology.
Craig Ryder is a digital ethnographer with research interests that sprawl the digital mix: automation, influencers, precarity and nascent technologies such as blockchain and synthetic media.