School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Dr Yan JIANG 蔣嚴 蒋严

Key information

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and the Languages of China
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
BA, MA, Ph.D.
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4213
Support hours
Fridays, 3:00pm to 4:00pm, in office.


Yan JIANG got his BA and MA degrees from Fudan University, Shanghai and PhD in linguistics from London University (UCL and SOAS). Before joining SOAS Linguistics in September, 2015, he had taught at Fudan University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. More details can be found on his website.

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Lin Li Flexibility and Constraints in Lexical Meaning Construction in Mandarin Chinese
Wen Wang A Corpus-based Study of Subjunctivity in Shanghainese (as evidenced in the missionary linguistic and translation works on/in vernacular Shanghainese in the period 1843-1950)
Lu Xue Negation, Prediction and Thought-ascription — A Study of Quasi-logical Terms in Mandarin Chinese
Youru Zhou Translation in the Chinese Translation Industry: The Product, Process and Quality Assurance


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