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SOAS in the media 22 August 2017

22 August 2017


Al Jazeera, BBC West Midland, BBC Coventry, Radio Leicester, BBC Scotland, Victoria Derbyshire, The Global Herald: Gurharpal Singh provided extensive commentary on the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India

BBC Newsnight: Rahul Rao was a guest on the programme debating whether controversial statues be removed

BBC Radio 3: Amina Yaqin reflects on the 70 year cultural legacy and recalls her own father's experience of Partition

Today Programme, Sky News, BBC News 24, BBC News Channel, Russia Today, Radio New Zealand: Hazel Smith provided commentary on Trump’s rhetoric on North Korea

LBC, CNN, BBC World Service: Leslie Vinjamuri commented on Steve Bannon's departure; the struggle between globalists and nationalists at the White House and reactions to the white supremacist marches and the violence in Charlottesville

BBC World News TV: Michael Amoah commented on the Kenya Presidential elections

LBC, Radio 5 Live, Sky News and Victoria Derbyshire Show: Jim Hoare interviewed on North Korea


The Telegraph: Somnath Batabyal commented on the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India

The Times: Deborah Johnston and Paula Sanderson commented on the outcome of the NSS

Independent: Steve Tsang quoted in article ‘India and China 'preparing for armed conflict' if Bhutan solution not found’

Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler reviews “We are Jews Again” Jewish Activism in the Soviet Union

The Guardian: John Picton cited in article ‘Western museums try to forge deal with west Africa to return the Benin bronzes’

The Guardian:Tim Pringle publishes article ‘China’s bid to block my journal’s articles is a new attack on academic freedom’ (note, there has been extensive coverage on this issue in The Guardian, Times Higher Education, The Telegraph, Reuters and more. Please contact the communications office for a list of the clippings available.


The World Weekly: Jim Hoare commented on UK and North Korea relations

CNN:Laura Hammond quoted on the recent investment into Berbera Port by DP World Dubai and its impact on Somaliland

The Conversation: Riccardo Labianco publishes article ‘Britain shouldn’t sell arms to the Saudis, no matter what promises they make’


Kyunghyang Daily News: Charlotte Horlyck’s research on Korean art and her new book titled Korean Art from the 19th Century to the Present reported Dafydd Fell publishes article on rail infrastructure and neglected public transport in Taiwan

Hindustan Times: Rachel Dwyer published article on the iconic movies of independent India

The Wire: Rachel Dwyer published an article on ‘Partition in Hindi Cinema: Violence, Loss and Remembrance’

Times of India: Hazel Smith commented on US relations with North Korea

India West: The Shapoori Palonji scholarships for Zoroastrianism cited Avinash Paliwal quoted in article on the new Prime Minister of Pakistan

The Hindu: Philippe Cullet publishes article on ‘A gathering crisis: the need for groundwater regulation’

The East African, IB Times, IRIN News, Washington Post, Washington Post 'Today's Worldview', Le Courrier (Switzerland): Phil Clark commented on the Rwandan presidential election