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SOAS in the Media – 20 February

20 February 2018


Radio 4 PM, BBC World Service: Hazel Smith interviewed on North Korea, US policy and the winter Olympics

Tough Talk: Michael Hutt discussed include Nepali literature, Nepali politics and our current 'Violent Sway' project on the aftermath of the 2015 earthquakes

CGTN: Tat Yan Kong  took part in a discussion about the Pyeongchang Olympics and the situation on the Korean Peninsula

SABC, BBC News Channel, BBC World Service, BBC Newsday and France 24: Stephen Chan discussed South African politics and Jacob Zuma’s resignation

CNN (x2), Monocle Radio, France 24: Leslie Vinjamuri discussed the indictment of 13 Russians for interfering in US elections, gun violence and Trump’s Presidency on President’s Day

Radio Sputnik (Russia): Alfredo Saad Filho interviewed on military intervention due to deteriorating security situation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The Guardian: Steve Tsang quoted in an article entitled ‘Theresa May pledges to raise Hong Kong and human rights with China’

The Independent:  Steve Tsang discussed the South China Sea


The Telegraph (India): Sanjukta Ghosh quoted in an article on the history and recent revival of the indigo production in an article entitled: 'Dye Another Day'

Economy Chosun: Keith Howard published an article on K-Pop


Foreign Affairs, KPVI: Phil Clark took part in a panel on Rwanda and was quoted on "Mama Colonel", which explores responses to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Fathom: Colin Shindler reviewed Jews and Leftist Politics: Judaism, Israel, Anti-Semitism and Gender

BBC News: Colin Shindler published an article entitled ‘Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel's dilemma over PM's future’

Insight: Steve Tsang published an article on President Xi’s centralisation of power