SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media – 16 January

16 January 2018


CNN (x3), Daily Politics, News at 10, National Public Radio (USA), BBC News, CBC (Canada), LBC, Talk Radio: Leslie Vinjamuri interviewed on Trump and Banon, Trump’s first year in office, American leadership, the US-UK relationship and Trump’s decision not to travel to the UK, and Trump’s remarks on Haiti

ITV News, Sky News, Radio Ulster, Good Morning Britain, RTE: James Hoare discussed the latest situation in North Korea

CNN: J Simon Rofe discussed sport and diplomacy

Radio 4 – The Far Future: Mandana Seyfeddinipur discussed keeping languages alive in the context of a wider discussion on preparing for the future


Times Higher, BBC News: Valerie Amos quoted on the government anti-terror strategy Prevent as she gave evidence to Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Human Rights as part of their examination of freedom of speech in universities (Also in Middle East Eye)

The Times: Steve Tsang discussed Cameron’s meeting with President Xi

The Times: Mandana Seyfeddinipur discussed language preservation in relation to the last speaker of the Jeru language passing away - a language documented by the SOAS Endangered Languages Documentation Programme

South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang quoted in an article on Nepal and China

Infobae: James Hoare quoted in a piece on North Korea

Expresso (Portugal): Hazel Smith discussed the situation in North Korea

Liberation (France): Gilbert Achcar discussed the revolts in Tunisia in context of the 2011 uprisings

TNS, Internationalen: Dara Salam interviewed on the Kurdish independence referendum

Al Jazeera: Gurharpal Singh quoted in an article entitled ‘Why are Indian officials banned from Sikh Gurdwaras?’

Bloomberg: Ed Simpson quoted in an article entitled ‘Top India Judges' Rare Public Spat Endangers Investor Confidence’

New Internationalist: Article on SOAS Sanctuary Scholarships including interviews with current scholars