Richard Brash Wins Sir Peter Parker Award for Spoken Business Japanese at SOAS

Richard Brash, a PhD candidate in Systematic Theology at the School of Divinity, won the Sir Peter Parker Award Japanese Speech Contest.

 Richard lived in Japan for 7 years. During that time he completed his MDiv studies at Japan Bible Seminary where he wrote his dissertation in Japanese. 

With his PhD in hand, Richard hopes to return to Japan to teach systematic theology. 


“Participating in this competition was a great opportunity to sharpen my professional communication skills in Japanese, and I was delighted to win from a high-calibre field of speakers.”

Richard Brash
PhD candidate in Systematic Theology

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