Centre Steering Committee
The Malay manuscript tradition; Islam in South East Asia; gender in the Malay world; modern literatures of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4253 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 454 Academic Support Hours: On research leave in Terms 1 & 2 of A2017/18
Modern Japanese literature, with particular interest in gender/sexuality, Modernism and translation studies
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4216 Email: email@example.com Room: 381 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 3-4pm (Term 2 only) On Sabbatical:2018-2019 (Term 1)
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: Mondays 3:15 to 5:00pm or by appointment via email
Nepali literature; the Nepali media; Nepali politics; Bhutanese refugees.
Tel: 020 7898 4286 Email: email@example.com Room: 359 Academic Support Hours: On research leave in 2017/18
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 & Fridays 12noon-1pm On Sabbatical:Terms 1-3, 2017/18
Korean and East Asian literary traditions (prose and fiction); literary and intellectual history; travel literature and cultural encounters; critical theory and comparative literature
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4290 Email: email@example.com Room: 385 Academic Support Hours: Friday 2-3pm (Term 1)
Literary and cultural studies: postcolonial studies, diaspora studies and comparative literature
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4336 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 365 Academic Support Hours: On Research Leave in 2017/18
Hindi Literature; North Indian literary cultures; Hindi; Urdu.
Tel: + 44(0)20 7898 4242 Email: email@example.com Room: 419 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 11:00 - 13:00. Email for an appointment
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 435 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays: 3:00 - 4:00 pm; Wednesdays: 12:00-13:00
Swahili literature; African philosophy; Afrophone philosophical discourses; literatures in African languages
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4372 Email: email@example.com Room: 413 Academic Support Hours: On Research Leave in 2017/18
Women & gender in the Middle East; women’s movements and feminism in Middle East; secularism and Islamism; transnational migration, diaspora mobilization; gendering violence, war and peace; history of Iraqi women; impact of sanctions, war and occupation on Iraqi women, Iraq.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4547 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 452A Academic Support Hours: to be arranged
The Novel; 20th Century Turkish Literature; Turkish Cinema; World Literature; Comparative Literature; 20th Century Literary Criticism; Modernity and Modernization in late 19th and 20th Century Turkey.
Email: email@example.com Room: 438 Academic Support Hours: TERM 1: Monday 1-2pm / ALL YEAR: Friday 10-11am
Classical Arabic literature, Popular literature, Comparative literature
Tel: 020 7898 4385 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Academic Support Hours: Please Email
Contemporary Chinese poetry; translation studies; Chinese language art; Sinophone literatures
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4421 Email: email@example.com Room: 456 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 2-3pm
Islam in South Asia; Afghanistan and Pakistan; Indo-Persianate sociocultural history; transnational non-Western history; activism and social movements.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4295 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 468 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 3-5 p.m
Modern and contemporary art and critical theory; Southeast Asian art history and visual studies (expertise in Vietnam and Cambodia); urban studies; postcolonial studies; theories of subjectivity, space, diaspora, transnationalism, intermedia and aesthetics.
Tel: 0207 898 4452 Email: email@example.com Room: B318 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 10.30-12.30pm
Early Anatolian Turkish; Ottoman language and literature; Ottoman history; Turkish-Greek relations; modern Turkish culture
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4344 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 424 Academic Support Hours: Fridays 3-5pm
Armenian History and Culture
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: email@example.com Room: 404 Academic Support Hours: Email for an appointment
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: By appointment: Tue 1.30-2.30, Wed 3.15-4.15
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: Tuesdays 111am-12noon (book online, see biography)
Classical Chinese philology, rhetoric, philosophy and literature; the history of Sinology in Europe; reception of the canon with specific reference to the Analects
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4218 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 398 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 12-1pm
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: email@example.com Room: 390 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 1-2pm / Email for an appointment
Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature & Culture.
Tel: 020 7898 4518 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 438 Academic Support Hours: On Research Leave in 2017/18
Narrativity; Cultural Memory; Religion and Gender; Feminist Historiography; Postcolonial theory; Postsecularism and gender; Intellectual history in the study of religions.
Tel: 020 7898 4215 Email: email@example.com Room: 337 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 11am-1pm
Modern Vietnamese cultural studies (literature, film, gender); Vietnamese social and cultural history (the Vietnam War; art and politics); the sociology of contemporary Vietnamese literature; the Vietnamese diaspora
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4252 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 465 On Sabbatical:On sabbatical, 2016-17
Music of southern Africa and the African Horn (Sudan); advocacy ethnomusicology; sound/music, memory and place; forced migration, cultural mapping and borderland identities; human rights and development
Tel: 020 7898 4433 Email: email@example.com Room: 518 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 2-4 p.m.
Classical Arabic literature, Islamic Prophetic Literature, Comparative literature
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: 453 Academic Support Hours: Not teaching 2018/19
19th- and 20th-century Hindi and Urdu literature; cinema; music; journalism; north Indian literary history; intellectual history; literary translation; literary and cultural history of Southeast Asia; Malay; comparative literature; postcolonial studies.
Classical and Modern Persian literature, Orientalism in 18th-20th century Europe, Middle Eastern minority writers in Europe, Diaspora studies, music performance, translation studies
Tel: 020 7898 4315 Email: email@example.com Room: 422 Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 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: Tuesday 9-10am
Somali language and literature; metrics and use of language in poetry; the relationship between language and music; Amharic.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4376 Email: email@example.com Room: 405 Academic Support Hours: Mondays: 12:00-14:00; Thursdays: 12:00-13:00
Post-colonial writing with special reference to anglophone and francophone African writing and African American writing; comparative national literatures; African literature and nationalism; gender in literature; literature and society in Southern Africa; African cultural studies with reference to the Akan of Ghana and the Igbo of Nigeria; literature and human rights in Africa.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4377 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 402 Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 15:00 - 17:00
Sanskrit language and literature; classical Indian religions; folklore and music of Baltistan
Arabic Literature Classical and Modern; Comparative Literature; Qur’an and Hadith Studies; Islamic Art; Sufism and Neoplatonism; Refugee and Exile Studies
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4338 Email: email@example.com Room: 433 Academic Support Hours: On Sabbatical until September 2018
Middle East: states and ideologies, war, Islamic political thought
Tel: 020 7898 4748 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 214 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 10- 12
Urdu language and literature; post-colonial literature and theory; gender studies; South Asian literatures in English; feminism in a Third World context; gender and politics in Pakistan
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4305 Email: email@example.com Room: 470 Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 13.30pm-14.30pm; Friday 13.30-14.30pm
Pre-modern Chinese literature, with emphasis on drama, fiction, and poetry in the later dynasties; Chinese literary history and historiography; court theatre and performance; cross-cultural interactions between China and other countries
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4570 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 396 On Sabbatical:2018-2019 (all year)
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4337 Email: email@example.com Room: 415 Academic Support Hours: TERM 1: Tue 3-4, Thu 11-12 / TERM 2: Sabbatical On Sabbatical:Term 2
Arabic language and literature, modern Islamic studies
Youth cultural studies/production, transnational & diasporic Muslim youth identities; race, gender & culture in education; qualitative research methodologies.
Comparative partitions; conflict and post-conflict literature and cinema; border studies; migration and diaspora studies; South Asia; Ireland; Israel/Palestine.
Women's Literature, Gender, Sexuality, Diaspora, Ethnicity, Ecofeminism, Postcolonialism, Multiculturalism, Transnationalism, Pedagogy
Metafiction; literary and cultural studies; postcolonial literatures in English and Portuguese.
Historical research methods for fiction and creating text from crossing borders with oral traditions. Science and myths.
Gender Studies and Feminist Epistemology, Islam and Islamophobia, Spanish Colonialism in Morocco, and the History (Herstory), Culture, Literature and Politics of Colonial Morocco.
African intellectual history, African philosophy, African critical theory, History of African political thought, Ethiopian history, Ethiopian literatures (particularly Amharic), Intellectual history of the Horn of Africa, Literatures in African languages, Political philosophy, Philosophy of history, Cultural studies, global intellectual history, cultural and intellectual history of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopian history and political thought
OWRI/AHRC Post-doctoral Fellow
Arabic Literature, Palestine Studies, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Nation and Nationalisms, Palestinian Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Concepts in History, Trauma Studies