Staff in the Department of Theatre and Performance

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Jacqueline Ahwieh

Office Manager
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Jacqueline is the Office Manager for the Theatre and Performance department

Jacqueline Ahwieh has been a member of the department since January 2002 and has over 15 years of administrative experience, specialising in office management and marketing. She holds a post graduate diploma in Marketing and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Jacqueline's interests are self-improvement and travelling, and her hobbies include cycling and swimming.

Aysha Babur

Office Administrator
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Aysha is the office administrator for the Theatre and Performance department. She works alongside Samantha Rowe.

Gati Gorska

Space Coordinator
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Gati is the Department’s space coordinator and is responsible for the booking of rehearsal spaces and timetabling in the Department.

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Samantha Rowe

Office Administrator
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Samantha is a full time Office Administrator and Alumni Coordinator, she also administrates the Personal Professional Development and Erasmus/Study Abroad programme.

Having been employed in 2002 as a part-time secretary, Samantha is now a full-time Office Administrator and Alumni Coordinator. Samantha also contributes to the Personal Professional Development programme within the Theatre and Performance Department and is a long-standing and valued member of Goldsmiths, University of London.  

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David Smith

Department Business Manager
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David works on all matters relating to the day-by-day and long-term administration of the Department

He is closely involved with the operation of numerous committees and teams within the department, the details of regulations and financial management and the updating of departmental information (in handbooks, etc). He also acts as line manager for the administration and technical teams within the Department, and can be contacted with any queries relating to their work.  He is also a point of contact for any query which you cannot clearly direct to any other Departmental staff member.

David also acts as a Board Member for InC, The Research Centre in Continental Philosophy ( and as the Art Editor and referee for Praxis, the University of Manchester Post-Graduate Journal of Philosophy (


Conference Papers and Panels

'The Concept of Faith in  Kant, Hamann and Herder', De Montfort University, June 2001. 

'Euripides’ Dilemma', Goldsmiths, May 2004.

'Identifying with Use: The Existential Question in  Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go', University of Sussex, June 2008.

'The Role of Feeling in the Dialectic of Subjective Spirit: Some Problems in Hegel's 'Anthropology of the Soul'', Goldsmiths, October 2009.

'Kofman and Derrida on Nietzsche's use of Metaphor', Goldsmiths, March 2010.

'Pedagogy and Technics' ICA, September 2010.