BACS Council

President (2014-)

Jane Duckett, University of Glasgow, jane.duckett(at)

Honorary Secretary (2014-)

Toby Lincoln, University of Leicester,  tl99(at)

Treasurer (2015-)

Daniel Hammond, University of Edinburgh, daniel.hammond(at)


Council Members

Marjorie Dryburgh, University of Sheffield (2014-)

Barend ter Haar, University of Oxford (2014-)

Derek Hird, University of Westminster (2014-)

Heather Inwood, University of Cambridge (2014-)

Tehyun Ma, University of Sheffield (2014-)

Leon Rocha, University of Liverpool (2015-)

Cosima Bruno, SOAS University of London (2015-)

Stephen McDowall, University of Edinburgh (2016-)


Editor, BACS Bulletin:

Tehyun Ma

BACS-Taiwan Scholarships:

Marjorie Dryburgh

Web Manager:

Stephen McDowall

Social Media:

Leon Rocha


Co-opted Council Members


Association for Speakers of Chinese as a Second Language Representative:

Giles Blackburne, China Britain Business Council and University of Leeds

British Chinese Language Teaching Society Representative:

Don Starr, University of Durham

British Postgraduate Network for Chinese Studies Representative:

Josepha Richard, University of Sheffield

Schools Liaison Officer:

Katharine Carruthers, Institute of Education, University of London