Language documentation, linguistic and cognitive diversity, multimodality with a focus on manual gesture, visual mode of language, language use and language documentation, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, the role of video in language documentation.
Co-ordinator & Administrative Officer
Women & gender in the Middle East; women’s movements and feminism in Middle East; secularism and Islamism; transnational migration, diaspora mobilization; gendering violence, war and peace; history of Iraqi women; impact of sanctions, war and occupation on Iraqi women, Iraq.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4547 Email: email@example.com Room: 452A Office Hours: Wednesdays 10-11am and Thursdays 3-4pm On Sabbatical:Term 1
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4208 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 434 Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 10-11am
A survey of the ways in which ideas of ultimate reality changed and developed in the Upanisads.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4882 Email: email@example.com Room: T205 Office Hours: Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm
Phonology, morpho-phonology, stress systems, vowel harmony, syllabic structure, word-structure, Altaic languages, Turkish, French
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4647 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 369 Office Hours: By appointment
Japanese religious history, especially the medieval period; Japanese Tantric Buddhism and the esotericisation of religious practice; Millenarian writings and prophecy; Kami-Buddhas associations
Tel: 020 7898 4217 Email: email@example.com Room: 342 On Sabbatical:All year 2015/16
Modern Hebrew; medieval literature
Ethnographically, the anthropology of West Africa in general, with a particular focus on the ‘Middle Belt’ of Nigeria and Cameroon. Ethnographic interests, both contemporary and historical, include: politics and religion; ethnicity and identity; material culture. Anthropologically, contemporary theories in social anthropology, and the history of twentieth-century British social anthropology.
Tel: 020 7898 4406 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 591 Office Hours: By Email Appointment On Sabbatical:2017
Persian language and literature. Organiser of SOAS-Cambridge Undergraduate workshops
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4346 Email: email@example.com Room: 440 Office Hours: Wednesday 12-2pm or by appointment
Jaina Studies; South Asian History & Culture; Anthropology & Sociology of Religion
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4776 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 341 Office Hours: Mondays 3-4pm
Language documentation, Tibetic languages, Evidentiality, Gesture
Cuneiform and Ancient Mesopotamian studies
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4335 Email: email@example.com Room: 414 Office Hours: Tuesday 4-5pm/Friday 2-3pm
Modern and Contemporary Japanese history. Social and cultural history of the 20th century, especially the intersection of consumer capitalism and historical memory.
Tel: 020 7898 4093 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 304 On Sabbatical:All year 2015/16 & 2016/17
Swahili and Gĩkũyũ Language and Linguistics. Translation and Literacy in African Languages. Culture and Society of East Africa, Latin America and the African Diaspora.
Human Resources; Demography; Trade Policy & Regional Integration; Energy and Natural Resources with reference to the MENA region.
Email: email@example.com Room: 411 Office Hours: Monday 12-1pm, Thursday 3-4pm
The Malay manuscript tradition; Islam in South East Asia; gender in the Malay world; modern literatures of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4253 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 454 Office Hours: Friday 3-5pm
Tibetan language from Old Tibetan to Modern Standard Tibetan; Tibetan historical and biographical literature; historical, descriptive and corpus linguistics, in particular with reference to Tibetan or other Tibeto-Burman/Sino-Tibetan languages; Chinese minorities; Mongolian
Dr Hintze takes an interest in all aspects of Zoroastrianism, the religion of pre-Islamic Iran.
Tel: 020 7898 4598 Email: email@example.com Room: 334 Office Hours: Tuesdays 12-1pm (and by Appointment)
Ethnomusicology; music of East Asia especially Japan; Japanese folk and theatre music; music and linguistics; Indonesian gamelan and Javanese street music
Eastern Christianity; Syriac Christianity in the Middle East, with particular reference to Iraq; Syriac Christianity in medieval Central Asia and China
Tel: 020 7898 4663 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 333 Office Hours: By Email Appointment
Nepali literature; the Nepali media; Nepali politics; Bhutanese refugees.
Tel: 020 7898 4286 Email: email@example.com Room: B400 Office Hours: Email for an appointment
Second language acquisition (grammatical and pragmatic development, impact of study abroad), language pedagogy, psycholinguistics (language production, cognition and language), Japanese linguistics.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4394 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 401 Office Hours: Mondays 11am-1pm
Jack Joy is a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the Department of Politics and International Studies.
Historical linguistics, Arabic linguistics, the syntax–semantics interface, pragmatics, philosophy of language, Dynamic Syntax, Relevance Theory, Arabic language, Afro-Asiatic languages
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4318 Email: email@example.com Room: 447 Office Hours: Mondays 2-3pm/Tuesdays 2.30-3.30pm
Global interconnectivity, kinship, imaginaries of relatedness and responsibility, anthropology of travel and tourism, social identities, cultural constitution of the self, heritage, migration & diaspora, ethnographic theory and epistemology. Portugal; North America; Portuguese/lusophone and Jewish diasporas; world.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4407 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 590 Office Hours: Tues 3:15-4:45 and by email appointment
History of art and architecture of the Himalayan region; Buddhist art of the western Himalayas; Gandharan art; presenting and exhibiting Buddhist art; heritage, preservation and conservation.
Tel: 020 7898 4162 Email: email@example.com Room: B407 Office Hours: Friday 10am-12pm
Language documentation and description, contact linguistics, anthropological linguistics, syntax-semantics interface, argument structure, Ajami writing in Africa, Niger-Congo languages, Mande languages, Atlantic languages, Jalonke (Fuuta Jalon, Guinea), Bainouk (Casamance, Senegal)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4581 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: T404 Office Hours: By pre-arranged appointment
Tel: 020 7898 4368 Email: email@example.com Room: 458 On Sabbatical:On Research Leave 2015-2020
Bantu languages and linguistics; syntax; semantics; pragmatics; historical linguistics; language and society in Eastern and Southern Africa
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4653 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 360 Office Hours: Please email for an appointment
Classical and Modern Persian literature, Orientalism in 18th-20th century Europe, Middle Eastern minority writers in Europe, Diaspora studies, music performance, translation studies
Tel: 020 7898 4315 Email: email@example.com Room: 422 Office Hours: Tuesdays 13:00-15:00 / Weds 11:00-13:00
Modern Indonesian cinema and literature; queer studies and sexuality in Indonesia; representation
of genders and sexuality in Southeast Asian film and literatures; traditional Malay literature
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4248 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 466 Office Hours: (Term 2) Monday 1-2pm, Thursday 2-3pm
Syntax, morphology, information structure, typology, lexicalist theories of grammar, Construction Grammar, documentation of endangered languages, Palaeosiberian linguistics, Uralic languages, Altaic languages, Tundra Nenets (northwestern Siberia)
Tel: 020 7898 4250 Email: email@example.com Room: 428a Office Hours: See information outside rm 428a/or by appointment
Hindi Literature; North Indian literary cultures; Hindi; Urdu.
Tel: + 44(0)20 7898 4242 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 419 Office Hours: Mondays 1-3pm
Somali language and literature; metrics and use of language in poetry; the relationship between language and music; Amharic.
Tel: +44 (0)207 898 4474 Email: email@example.com Room: 372 Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-3pm/Thursdays 11am-12 noon
Japanese applied linguistics; language teaching methodology; second language acquisition with emphasis on pragmatic aspects; linguistic politeness
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4225 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 362 Office Hours: Wednesday 3-5pm/Email for an appointment
Swahili literature; African philosophy; Afrophone philosophical discourses; literatures in African languages
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4372 Email: email@example.com Room: 413 Office Hours: Tuesday 3-5pm
Syntax, morphosyntax, information structure, Lexical Functional Grammar, typology, language mapping, language documentation and description, Chimane, Maithili.
Meroitic and Ancient Egyptian phonology, Nobiin Nubian language documentation and description, the ritual use of language in claims of possession, religion and language, iconicity, Cognitive Linguistics.
History of Translation Studies in Japan, Intergeneric translations (manga to film), Translation of oral narratives or orality, Cultural translation, The relationship between translation and power.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4224 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 380 Office Hours: Monday 4-5pm /Friday 4-5pm (term 1)
Urdu and Hindi language
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4296 Email: email@example.com Room: 452 Office Hours: Monday 11-12 and Thursday 1-2
Lecturer in Zoroastrianism, with particular reference to the living tradition in Iran and India.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4270 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 331 On Sabbatical:2015/16
Pre-modern Chinese literature, with emphasis on drama, fiction, and poetry in the later dynasties; Chinese literary history and historiography; court theatre and performance; cross-cultural interactions between China and other countries
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4570 Email: email@example.com Room: 396 Office Hours: Tuesdays 4-5pm(Term Time), or by email appointment
Middle East: states and ideologies, war, Islamic political thought
Tel: 020 7898 4748 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 214 Office Hours: Wednesdays 10- 12
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4337 Email: email@example.com Room: 415 Office Hours: Thursdays 2-4pm
Burmese languages and Burmese linguistics; language policy in Burma; experimental and acoustic phonetics; computer lexicography; minority languages of South East Asia; Mon-Khmer and Tibeto Burman languages; tone languages. Sign languages in Burma and South East Asia.
Tel: 020 7898 4254 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 462 Office Hours: email for an appointment On Sabbatical:On leave, Term 2 (2016-17)
Noun classification, Cognitive Linguistics, language documentation and description, Joola languages, language contact, multilingualism, morphology