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English language educator

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

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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