SOAS University of London

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Research Students

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Sandra Sattler
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Cāmuṇḍā’s Glory:Representations of the Fierce Goddess in Puranic Literature and (Temple) Art

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African Languages, Cultures and Literatures Section



Cristina Nicolini
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The evolution of communications in HIV / AIDS prevention – Research in South-East Tanzania

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Miriam Pahl
Miriam Pahl

Precarious Lives in the Postcolony – The Concept of the Human in Contemporary African Genre Fiction in English




Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Manhal AL DAKHLALLAH
Manhal Al Dakhlallah

The Question of Aesthetics in Literary Translation in view of the Prismatic Translation Theory: An Integrative/Critical Review Analysis of the Arabic Translations of Charles Dickens's Aesthetics-Poetic Style.




Takako Kawabata
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Choice of languages and scripts in the Japanese linguistic landscape (tentative title)

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Haewon Lee
Haewon Lee

Alternative Ways for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) in a Globalised World : A multinational project on Vietnamese Lên Đồng ritual performance and the involvement of UNESCO

Robert Laub
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A Comparison of the Portuguese Creoles of Malacca and Macau

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Lin Li
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Flexibility and Constraints in Lexical Meaning Construction in Mandarin Chinese

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Aiko Otsuka
Aiko Otsuka

Pragmatic strategies in face-to-face interactions and emails by Japanese speakers and Japanese Sign Language users: Focus on Japanese Sign Language users' use of Japanese and their perceptions



Martha Tsutsui
Tsutsui Martha - LIN PHD IMG - 485 186 56

A Documentation and Description of Disappearing Predicates in Southern Amami-Ōshima

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Wen Wang
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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)

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Lu Xue
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Negation, Prediction and Thought-ascription — A Study of Quasi-logical Terms in Mandarin Chinese



Lingxia Zhou
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Hegemony and Counter-hegemony in Multilingual China: A case study of language policy and campaigns in Shanghai [WORKING TITLE]

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Near and Middle East Section, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics


Yaser Almatrfi
Yaser Matir Almatrfi

Transformations in the Attitude of the Ahl al-Ḥadīth School towards the Engagement in Theological Polemics (Al Kalam)

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Ayse Kara
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Istanbul through Moroccan Travellers’ Eyes from 16th to 18th Century: a Comparative Study of Moroccan-Ottoman Travel Writing


Amina Khatun
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Muslim women mystics: The faith stories of contemporary British Muslim women in the transnational Bani Alawiyya Tarīqa of Hadhramawt


Ummugulsum Kurukol
Ummugulsum Kurukol

Riḥla: Interpreting the Islamic city through Muslim Travellers by revisiting the meaning of travel from the medieval period to early modern times.

Seán Pieper
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Assessing the Impact of Greco-Roman Texts on British and German Writers’ Perception of Iran in the Qajar Period





South East Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics



South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics


Sandra Sattler
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Cāmuṇḍā’s Glory:Representations of the Fierce Goddess in Puranic Literature and (Temple) Art

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