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SOAS in the media 1 November

1 November 2013

Professor Michel Hockx and two SOAS students were featured in a Reuters report on studying Mandarin in the UK, Dr Meera Sabaratnam was interviewed on Al Jazeera after Mozambican government forces raided the opposition party’s headquarters, Professor Rosaleen Duffy co-wrote an article in The Conversation UK on wildlife conservation and the royals, Dr Phil Clark was interviewed on UN claims of M23 rebellion in Eastern Congo being quashed and The Everlasting Flame was described as “splendid” and “elegant” in WSJ. SOAS Library is featured in an exhibition on Brutal and Beautiful buildings which was covered by BBC Magazine article.

Tigers, elephants ask: what have royals ever done for us?
The Conversation UK – 29/10/13
Article co-written by Professor Rosaleen Duffy

Dr Phil Clark discussing the UN's claims of having quashed the M23 rebellion in eastern Congo
Monocle 24
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Dr Phil Clark on Pod Academy talking about the new UN intervention brigade in eastern Congo and the latest escalation in the conflict between the Congolese army and the M23 rebels. Listen now.

The Everlasting Flame: Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination at SOAS, London
WSJ – 25/10/13
Review of the exhibition.

Michael Sullivan obituary
The Guardian – 25/10/13
“The art historian Michael Sullivan, who has died aged 96, was one of the most distinguished experts in the field of Chinese art… In 1946 Michael and Khoan returned to London and he began his formal study of the language, history and art of China at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas).