Jingan successfully earned her PhD following the viva voce in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London in 2019. Her viva examiners were Professor John Hill and Dr. Melanie Williams.

 Her research focused on the cinematic representations of London’s Soho in post-war British cinema. Her thesis ‘Soho on Screen’ is supervised by Dr. Mark Shiel and Dr. Lawrence Napper.

She is currently adapting the thesis into a monograph which has been accepted for publication.

She has presented at numerous international conferences, SCREEN, BAFTSS, etc. and in 2018 her work on Jewish Soho was published in Jewish Film and New Media. She has contributed book reviews to the Historical Journal of Film and Television. She is currently writing a chapter for a collection on emigre directors. She also contributes to books on theatre. 

During her PhD she taught as a GTA in the Introduction to Film Studies module, and later as a GTA in the CMCI Department teaching MA students. She held the role of Study Skills Leader with King’s Academy since 2017 (selected from a small pool of applications) where she taught weekly in the Maughan Library. She has also held highly subscribed career and scriptwriting workshops, more information can be found here.

She also launched a podcast dedicated to films about Soho. Episode 1 of #SohoBites features chief film critic for the Guardian newspaper Peter Bradshaw. The next series was produced by Dominic Delargy and launched in summer 2019.

For the full list of papers, public and radio appearances, publications,  upcoming events and appearances, visit her research blog here. 

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