SOAS University of London

Research and Enterprise Office

Research and Enterprise Office Staff

Director of Research and Enterprise Office

Silke Blohm

Pro-Director, Chair of Research Committee

Prof Richard Black BA (Oxon), PhD (London), AcSS

Research Office

Vivienne Connors
Research Funding Officer - Economics; Interdisciplinary Studies; Development Studies
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Anna Greedharee
Research Funding Officer - Languages, Cultures and Linguistics; Finance and Management; Anthropology and Sociology
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Tanya Roumelioti
Research Funding Officer - Politics and International Studies; History, Religions, & Philosophies; School of Arts
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Peter Niven
Research Funding Officer - Law, South Asia Institute, China Institute, East Asian Languages
Peter Niven
  • Tel: 020 7898 4118
  • Email: pn11@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: R101
  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.




Enterprise Office


Helen Kelly
Head of Academic Summer School
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4832
  • Email: hk17@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: R101
  • Office Hours: 10-6.00pm Tues – Wednesday, 10-1.30pm Thursday

SOAS Journals Team

Raphaël Jacquet
Editorial Manager (job share)
Raphael Jacquet

Raphael Jacquet is the Editorial Manager for SOAS journals. He graduated in Chinese and English from Lyon University and earned MPhil in History and Civilisations at EHESS, Paris. He is the co-founder of China Perspectives in Hong Kong and worked as Managing Editor of Cahiers d’études africaines in Paris before joining SOAS in 2005.

Rowan Pease
Editorial Manager (job share)
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Rowan Pease is the Editorial Manager for SOAS journals. She learnt Chinese at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Xiamen University, China, before undertaking postgraduate study in ethnomusicology at SOAS. She is also a senior teaching fellow in the SOAS music department.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4063
  • Email: chinaq@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 479
  • Office Hours: By Email Appointment

Elizabeth Gant
Editorial Officer, Bulletin of SOAS
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Elizabeth Gant is the Editorial Officer for the Bulletin of SOAS. She has worked in academic publishing for over 15 years, and was previously at Routledge and MCB University Press.


Centres and Programmes Office



Mara Patessio
BAJS Executive Secretary, Japan Research Centre
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4844
  • Email: mp78@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: B405
  • Office Hours: By Arrangement
Isabelle Scott
Events and Communications Assistant, SOAS China Institute
Isabelle Scott
  • Tel: 020 7898 4823
  • Email: is30@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: M110
  • Office Hours: Tues, Fri

Angelica Baschiera
Centre of African Studies Manager
Angelica Baschiera
  • Tel: 020 7898 4370
  • Email: ab17@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 475
  • Office Hours: 9am-3pm,Monday-Thursday. Appointments are required

Finance and Administration