Has worked in the IFCELS department since 1990 and before that taught English in Germany, the Middle East and South America. At SOAS was Head of the ICC foundation programme for 13 years before taking over as Head of Department in September 2009.
Has worked at SOAS since 2000 and previously taught in Spain, Portugal and Brazil. Currently teaches English for academic purposes on the ICC Undergraduate Foundation Programme, ELAS, in-sessional courses and the TEAP teacher-training course.
I am interested in the discourses around international journalistic objectivity and emotion. I am also interested in social processes of conflict and alienation, particularly in the reporting of conflict and trauma.
Head of TEAP. Specialist in Business/Management/Economics EAP, working on university support and foundation programmes. Authored 'English for Management Studies' (Garnet) and other published materials, and trains in business communication skills.
Worked at SOAS for six years. Previously taught English to adults for eighteen years, both in the UK and abroad (three years in Japan). Areas of interest include English for Media and Art and teaching reading / writing skills.
Current research concerns the presence of Persians in Yuan (Mongol) China. Teaching concentrates on Mediaeval Persia. Involved in IFCELS with the Lord Chancellor's programme for Chinese Lawyers since the early 90s as well as pre-sessionals and ELAS.
At SOAS since 2002. Previous teaching and teacher training in France, Germany, Spain and Poland. Currently teaches on the Postgraduate Foundation Programme, ELAS, In-sessional and LTU courses as well as running the TEAP teacher-training course.
Has studied History, Politics and Philosophy and has two University of London Masters degrees and a PhD. Lectures, on European Society and Thought and Approaches to History. Has published articles and a book on British social and political history, and is an external examiner.
Convenor of the Aid and Development unit on the MSc in Development Studies. Aid policies and practices, role of foreign and indigenous civil society organisations in Africa, issues affecting informal sector workers. Doctoral research on trade unions and NGOs in Tanzania, published as Civil Society as a Conflictual Sphere in Post-liberalization Tanzania. Currently researching the influence of trade unions on labour practices in Sierra Leone and Tanzania and working on issues affecting informal sector workers in Ghana. Worked in the aid sector and on political economy issues in the Sudan and Bulgaria.
Simon Read has been an EAP teacher at IFCELS since 2000. He specialises in teaching for the IELTS test and also teaches English support classes on the ICC Economics course. Interests: Economics and Politics, Food and Wine, Travel.
An art historian who teaches at SOAS, The University of Kent, The Open University and other academic institutions. Specialises in the art of the Italian and the northern Renaissance, but is also doing a Phd on medieval culture and art.
Chris holds a doctorate in International Relations from the University of Sussex. He has taught UG/PG courses at University College London, London Metropolitan University and City University. He currently teaches on the ELAS Social Sciences course, the ICC UMW course and the summer course in International Relations.
Subject Lecturer in World Art concentrating on the arts of Africa and an educationist whose approach is comparative and multi-disciplinary: anthropology, art history and criticism, cultural psychology, development studies