SOAS University of London

School of Arts

School of Arts PhD Students

Department of Music




Joe Browning
Joseph Browning

Cosmopolitan natures: an ethnography of the global shakuhachi scene.

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Emily Sayers
Emily Janet Sayers

Cognitive Aspects of North Indian Classical Music: How Children Learn to Compose and Improvise in an Oral Tradition





Centre for Global Media and Communications


Duncan Harte
Staff Silhouette

Shanghai Escapade: Cinema, Anticipation and the Touristic City

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Nanang Endrayanto
Staff Silhouette

Dialogues about Monolog: openness and undecidability in contemporary performances in Indonesia

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Rima Merhi
Rima Merhi

News Framing in Times of Crisis: Media Representations of Palestinian Refugees in Nahr el-Bared Battle, 2007

Thembi Mutch
Thembi Mutch

Women in Zanzibar, their discussions around Media and Modernity

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Mohamed Taha
Mohamed Taha

Political Communication of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Analysis of practices before and during Morsi’s presidency (2012 - 2013)




School of Arts



Department of History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts




Helena Cantone
Helena Cantone

White Skin, Black Masks: The African art projects of Salvatore Fiume (1915-1997).

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Keramat Fathinia
Keramat Fathinia

Historical and aesthetical evolution of Siāh-Mashq in Persian calligraphy with a focus on the works of Mirzā Qulāmrizā over the Qājār period Iran

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Yang Fu
Yang Fu

Ritual Furniture from the Qing Imperial Mausoleum -- a Reinterpretation of a Miaojin Box Set from the Yongzheng Period (1723-35)


Ai Fukunaga
Staff Silhouette

A Different Type of Tea? British Collecting of Ceramics for Tea Gatherings from Meiji-Era Japan, Focusing on the British Museum and Maidstone Museum Collections

Federica Gigante
Federica Gigante

The Reception of Islamic Art in Bologna, Ferrara and Padua in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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Preeti Khosla
Staff Silhouette

A Study of the Visual Language of the Indigenous Styles of Book Painting in North India during the Sultanate period (1414-1525 AD).


Radu Leca
Radu Leca

The Backward Glance: Concepts of 'outside' and 'other' in the Japanese spatial imaginary of the seventeenth century


Xiaoxin Li
Xiaoxin Li

Rethinking Guang shi jia ju (Cantonese style furniture): A Design History of Mid 18th Century to early 20th Century

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Hao Liu
Hao Liu

The purpose, operation and impacts of art investment of the British Rail Pension Fund’s collection of Chinese work of art from 1974 to 1989

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David Malik
David Malik

Urban Art Forms in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and their Roles in the Making of Diasporic Identities in Communities in London, United Kingdom




Elizabeth Reid
Elizabeth Reid

An investigation into the meaning and significance of the exhibitions of Chinese art at the Whitechapel Art Gallery between 1901 and 1934



Kristin Scheel
Kristin Scheel

13th - 14th Century Yuan and Mongol Silk-Gold Textiles: Transcultural consumption and reception in the Mongol Empire and in Europe