African film and video (particularly their intersection); filmic mediations of African performance arts (music, dance, theatre); literary adaptation in Africa; contemporary film theory and 'World Cinema'; exile/immigration and violence in relation to African screen media; structures of film production, distribution, and exhibition in Africa; use of African languages in film
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4388 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 404 Academic Support Hours: By email appointment
Specialist interest in popular music, the music industry, music of the Black Atlantic, Afro-diasporic music scenes and London music scenes.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4249 Email: email@example.com Room: B302 Academic Support Hours: By email appointment
Senior Teaching Fellow in Film and Screen Studies
Senior Teaching Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
South Asia with a focus on India; transnational news spheres with a special focus on India; Development discourses in India and its articulation in mainstream and alternate news forums; environmental politics.
Hindi Cinema; Indian popular culture; Indian film; Hinduism; new middle classes; Mumbai/Bombay
Tel: 020 7898 4294 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 457 Academic Support Hours: TERM 1: Tue 3-4pm, Wed 3-4pm / TERM 2: Sabbatical
Chinese-language theatres; Sinophone performance cultures, trans-Asian performance networks, Chinese-language cinemas, transnational Asian cultures, intercultural theatre, theories and practices of the avant-garde.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4047 Email: email@example.com Room: 399a Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 10.30-11.30am - see biography to book
Japanese literature, drama and thought, primarily of the Tokugawa period, with particular interest in Bunraku and Kabuki theatre and the plays of Chikamatsu
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4207 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 390 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 1-2pm / Email for an appointment
Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature & Culture.
Tel: 020 7898 4518 Email: email@example.com Room: 438 Academic Support Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 12-1pm
Modern Thai Cultural Studies, Cinema and Literature; gender studies with reference to Thailand; literary criticism and South East Asian Literatures in a comparative context; Western film set in South East Asia
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4247 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 455 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 1-2pm, Friday 1-2pm
India, especially the Tamil-speaking south, and Sri Lanka: popular cinema, media theory, historical anthropology and visual anthropology
Tel: 020 7898 4070 Email: email@example.com Room: 558 Academic Support Hours: Wed, 11.00-13.00 by appointment
Contemporary Japanese culture, with particular interest in Japanese media and popular culture, representations of 'Otherness', social phenomena and war memory.
Tel: 020 7898 4288 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 377 Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 11am-12 noon
China: Hong Kong and Guangdong Province (PRC) Chinese media, newspapers, television, journalism, popular culture, Internet and telecommunications, theatre, anthropological knowledge, practice and performance
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4423 Email: email@example.com Room: 565 Academic Support Hours: Thurs, 10.00-12.00 by appointment
Chinese film history and criticism; modern Chinese popular culture; visual culture and media technology; cultural governance; socialist modernity
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4670 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 381 Academic Support Hours: Not teaching 2019-20
Middle East, especially Palestine, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, international political communication; media and conflict; critical global media studies; activism and media; social movements; memory studies and oral history; diasporas and ethnic minorities.
Tel: +44 (0)207 898 4696 Email: email@example.com Room: 575 Academic Support Hours: Mondays 1-3pm
Modern Indonesian cinema and literature; queer studies and sexuality in Indonesia; representation of genders and sexuality in Southeast Asian film and literatures; traditional Malay literature
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4248 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 466 Academic Support Hours: TERM 1: Tue 1-2, Wed 12-1pm / TERMS 2-3 SABBATICAL
Classical and modern Arabic literature and culture, with emphasis on narrative and storytelling, comparative narratology and critical theory, and gendered thinking and discourse.
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4348 Email: email@example.com Room: 435 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 2-3pm, Thursday 2-3pm
Early modern and modern West African history, especially social and political history of Ghana
Tel: 020 7898 4635 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 305 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 11-12pm
Modern West African history, especially social and gender history of Western Mali, history of West African slavery and emancipation.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4606 Email: email@example.com Room: 309 Academic Support Hours: On Leave Term 1 - 2019-20
His research interests include:
Media in the Middle East with particular focus on Iran;
Diasporas and transnational media;
Shi’i Islam in the West;
Big data and digital methods.
Tel: 020 7898 4422 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 587 Academic Support Hours: By email appointment
Using Film for Social Change; Transnational Feminist Filmmaking; Sickle Cell Disease in Nigeria; Sexual and Reproductive Health in Nigeria; Theory and Creative Practice of Making Documentary and Narrative Feature Films in Nigeria.
Film, Media and Literature – currently focusing on Korean Film and Media: The Cold War culture, media and gender (Korea/Germany), shamanism in visual media, Korean cinema and history
Prior to coming to SOAS, I have completed my undergraduate studies in Hong Kong and obtained a Master of Communications in South Korea.