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John Francis Whelpton

John Francis Whelpton, British, Chinese English language educator. Assistant field officer Volunteer Service, Nepal, 1974. Member Association Asian Studies, Nepal Studies Association, Britain-Nepal Society.

Background

  • Whelpton, John Francis was born on March 24, 1950 in Nottingham, England. Son of John Herbert and Florence Elizabeth (Cook) Whelpton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, Trinity College, Oxford, England, 1972. Master of Arts, Trinity College, Oxford, England, 1975. Diploma Teaching English Overseas, Manchester (England) University, 1986.

      Doctor of Philosophy, School Oriental/African Studies, London, 1987. Master of Arts, University Hong Kong, 1998.

    Career

    • Lecturer English Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1972-1974. Administration trainee Ministry of Defense, London, 1975-1978, higher executive officer, 1978-1981. Teacher English Kiangsu-Chekiang College, Hong Kong, 1987-1991, Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secretary School, Hong Kong, 1991-1996.

      Lecturer English Hong Kong Technology College, 1996-1997. Teacher English Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School, Hong Kong, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: Kings, Soldiers and Priests: Nepalese Politics and the Rise of Jang Bahadur Rana, 1830-1857, 1991. Co-author: People, Politics and Ideology: Democracy and Social Change in Nepal, 1999. Translator/editor: Jang Bahadur in Europe, 1983.

      Compiler (annotated bibliography) Nepal, 1990. Editor, contributor: Nationalism and Ethnicity in a Hindu Kingdom, 1997. Editor South Asia Research, 1982-1987, correspondent editor, since 1987.

      Correspondent European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, since 1995.

    Membership

    Assistant field officer Volunteer Service, Nepal, 1974. Member Association Asian Studies, Nepal Studies Association, Britain-Nepal Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, music, hill walking.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Shuk Fun Chui, December 19, 1992. 1 child, Janet.
    • father: John Herbert Whelpton
    • mother: Florence Elizabeth (Cook) Whelpton
    • spouse: Rita Shuk Fun Chui
    • child: Janet Whelpton
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    Born March 24, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Trinity College
    • 1975
      Trinity College
    • 1986
      Manchester (England) University
    • 1987
      School Oriental/African Studies
    • 1998
      University Hong Kong
    • 1972 - 1974
      Lecturer, English Tribhuvan University
      Kathmandu, Nepal
    • 1975 - 1978
      administration trainee, Ministry of Defense
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1987 - 1991
      teacher, English Kiangsu-Chekiang College
      Hong Kong
    • 1996 - 1997
      lecturer, English Hong Kong Technology College
    • 1997
      teacher, English Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School
      Hong Kong
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