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SOAS in the Media – 6 March

6 March 2018


Sky News, Bloomberg, VOA TV Mandarin Service: Steve Tsang discussed China’s lifting of ban on presidential terms

France 24: Gilbert Achcar discussed the ongoing tragedy in Syria's Eastern Ghouta (video)

BBC World Service "Weekend", BBC World Service, Bloomberg, CNN: Leslie Vinjamuri guest presented ‘Weekend’ including discussions on Brexit and Italian elections, and also discussed US foreign policy and Trump's trade politics

International Community Radio Taiwan: Dafydd Fell discussed railway politics


Research Professional & Research Fortnight: Ulrich Volz quoted on the impact of Brexit on recruitment for economics departments

The Times: Steve Tsang discussed China’s lifting of ban on presidential terms and the future of the presidency (also quoted in World Weekly, Straits Times)

The Telegraph (India), Open: Rachel Dwyer paid tribute to and discussed the impact of Bollywood star Sri Devi

Le Monde diplomatique: Ed Emery published an article on Billingsgate fish market in London

Le Monde diplomatique: Gilbert Achcar published an article entitled ‘The Saudi predicament’, Tehran Times: Extracts of Arshin Adib-Moghaddam’s latest book Psychonationalism were published in Muftah, and he also signed a letter to UN Sec Gen Antonio Guterres calling on him to use Norouz, the Persian New Year, as an opportunity to remove “structural violence” in international system


Al Jazeera: Massoumeh Torfeh published an article entitled ‘Iran may pull out of the nuclear deal before the US’