SOAS University of London

School of Arts

School of Arts PhD Students

Department of Music







Saeid Kordmafi
Saeid Kordmafi

Rhythmic Organization in the Classical Music of the Arab Mashriq: an Analytical-Historical Study of the Theory and Practice of Īqā‘


Tom Peterson
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Archives of Sri Lanka's Musical Legacies: The Sindu, Kavi, and Sivupada Song Texts of the Nevill Collection as Refractions of Sri Lanka and its Musical Practices, Past and Present

Tom Peterson
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Archives of Sri Lanka's Musical Legacies: The Sindu, Kavi, and Sivupada Song Texts of the Nevill Collection as Refractions of Sri Lanka and its Musical Practices, Past and Present

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Department of History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts

Annwen E Bates
Annwen Bates

(The Buchu Edit: Representations of Africa and residues of empire in the wellness and wellbeing industry with special reference to the Cape of Good Hope)




Jasdip Singh Dhillon
Jasdip Singh Dhillon

Changes beyond the surface: Tracking the relationship between paper-making and human change in the Indus river basin region from 1000-1947 through a study of historical paper specimens


Ai Fukunaga
Ai Fukunaga

A Different Type of Tea? British Collecting of Ceramics for Tea gatherings from Meiji Japan: the British Museum and Maidstone Museum Collections



Udomluck Hoontrakul
Udomluck Hoontrakul

The Development of Political Economy and Social Formation of the Marginal Polities on the Salween River Basin, Northwestern Thailand During the first millennium CE to the mid-second millennium CE


Yijin Kim
Yijin Kim

Art for the people and democracy: Socio-political Art Movements in Japan from the 1920s to the early 1930s

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Pipad Krajaejun
Pipad Krajaejun

Deconstructing the Historical Metanarrative of Thai Art and Archaeology: The Emergence of Artistic Styles in the Pre-Ayutthaya Period, or ‘Uthong Art,’ during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries


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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Chun-I Lin
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Ceramic Tomb Figurines in the Chang’an Area from the 4th to the 7th Century: A Critical Study of Classification, Origins and Functions


Vera Mey
Vera Mey

Signs of a region: in search of the aesthetic imagination of Southeast Asia after 1948 (working title)



Maeve Nolan
Maeve Nolan

Early Silk Road photography: A case study of how and why Dr. Maynard Owen Williams, Litt. D. (1888-1963) photographed the Silk Road during the Citroen-Haardt Trans-Asiatic Expedition (1931-1932)



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

Jess SON
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Visual Representations of the Korean Nation State in the 1880s-1910s

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Saw Tun Lin
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The significance of glazed ceramics in the economic life and trade networks of the Buddhist kingdoms of Myanmar in the 14th to 18th century

Nicole Valentova
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Art as a Tool: Comparative Study of the Centralisation and Manipulation of the Art Scene in Japan in the 1900s and in Korea in the 1920s


Yuet Heng (Janet) Wong
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The Global Construction of the Concept of “Lingnan Culture” in the 20th Century: Chao Shao-an (1905-1998)’s Arts, their Replicas, and Public Representations





Centre for Creative Industries, Media and Screen Studies


Yunzi Han
Yunzi Han

Representing Sexual Politics of Marriage on Screen in Walled Societies: A Comparative Study of Cinema of Iran and China since the Late 1990s


Joseph Owen Jackson
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Contemporary Representations of the African Diaspora in the Films, Music Videos and Commercial Works of Kahlil Joseph

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Centre for English Studies