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 4208 Email: email@example.com Room: 434 Academic Support Hours: Monday: 1-2pm / Thursday: 10-11am
Phonology, morpho-phonology, stress systems, vowel harmony, syllabic structure, word-structure, Altaic languages, Turkish, French
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 342 Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 3:00-4:00
Modern Hebrew; medieval literature
Tel: 020 7898 4347 Email: email@example.com Room: 446 Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 14:00-15:00 and by appointment
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.
Persian language and literature. Organiser of SOAS-Cambridge Undergraduate workshops
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4346 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 440 Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 4-5pm, Friday 1-2pm
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4298 Email: email@example.com Room: 406 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 10:30-12:30
Jaina Studies; South Asian History & Culture; Anthropology & Sociology of Religion
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4776 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 341 Academic Support Hours: Friday 3:00-4:00 pm
Cuneiform and Ancient Mesopotamian studies
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4335 Email: email@example.com Room: 312 Academic Support Hours: On research leave 2018-2021
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: 378 Academic Support Hours: On leave 2019-2024
Swahili and Gĩkũyũ Language and Linguistics. Translation and Literacy in African Languages. Culture and Society of East Africa, Latin America and the African Diaspora.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4395 Email: email@example.com Room: 412 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-3pm
Human Resources; Demography; Trade Policy & Regional Integration; Energy and Natural Resources with reference to the MENA region.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 411 Academic Support 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: email@example.com Room: 454 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 11-12, Friday 11.30-12.30
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
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4512 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 456 Academic Support Hours: Not teaching in 2018/19
Professor Hintze takes an interest in all aspects of Zoroastrianism, the religion of pre-Islamic Iran.
Tel: 020 7898 4598 Email: email@example.com Room: 329 Academic Support Hours: Office hours: 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 Academic Support Hours: On sabbatical 2018-19
Nepali literature; the Nepali media; Nepali politics; Bhutanese refugees.
Tel: 020 7898 4286 Email: email@example.com Room: 359 Academic Support Hours: On Research Leave in Term 2
Second language acquisition (grammatical and pragmatic development, impact of study abroad), language pedagogy, psycholinguistics (language production, cognition and language), Japanese linguistics.
Jack Joy is an Associate Tutor with the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 221 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm
Historical linguistics, Arabic linguistics, Maltese linguistics, Arabic dialectology, language contact, linguistic variation, contact-induced language change, Language Analysis for the Determination of Origin, Dynamic Syntax, Relevance Theory, Arabic language, Afro-Asiatic languages, English
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4318 Email: email@example.com Room: 447 Academic Support Hours: Away on Research Leave 2019/20
Sociality, belonging, and exclusion across cultural domains and scales; social constitution of the self; intersubjectivity; kinship/relatedness; psychological states; anthropology of experience; language and thought; tourism; heritage. Europe; Jewish world; zones of tourism encounter; global flows and imaginaries.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4407 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 590 Academic Support Hours: Mondays: 15.15-16.45
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 Academic Support 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: 020 7898 4368 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com Room: 426 Academic Support Hours: On Research Leave in Term 2
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 422 Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 1-3pm
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: email@example.com Room: 466 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 9-10am
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 428a Academic Support Hours: See information outside rm 428a/or by appointment
Mayan languages, Barbacoan languages, morphosyntax, lexical semantics, linguistic typology, variation, historical linguistics, language production and comprehension.
Hindi Literature; North Indian literary cultures; Hindi; Urdu.
Tel: + 44(0)20 7898 4242 Email: email@example.com Room: 419 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 3-5pm. Email for an appointment
Somali language and literature; metrics and use of language in poetry; translation of poetry; the relationship between language and music.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4376 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 405 Academic Support Hours: See office hours on door, or email
Applied linguistics and sociolinguistics
Japanese applied linguistics; language teaching methodology; second language acquisition with emphasis on pragmatic aspects; linguistic politeness
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4225 Email: email@example.com Room: 362 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 3-4pm
Swahili literature; African philosophy; Afrophone philosophical discourses; literatures in African languages
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4372 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 413 Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 12.30-2pm
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.
Social psychology of language and intergroup relations, intercultural communication, identity (minority and majority), bi-multilingualism, multiculturalism, language attitudes and motivations
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: email@example.com Room: 380 Academic Support Hours: Monday 13:00-14:50
Urdu and Hindi language
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4296 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 452 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 3-4pm; Thursday 3-4pm
Lecturer in Zoroastrianism, with particular reference to the living tradition in Iran and India.
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 On Sabbatical:2018-2019 (all year)
Middle East: states and ideologies, war, Islamic political thought
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4337 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 415 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 5-6pm, Thursday 4-5pm On Sabbatical:Term 2
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: email@example.com Room: 462 Academic Support Hours: On leave until April 2019 - SEE BELOW