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SOAS in the media - 28 August

28 August 2018


BBC World News: Jieyu Liu interviewed on the rise in divorce rates in China, and a fall in marriages

Sky News: Amina Yaqin interviewed on Imran Khan becoming Prime Minister of Pakistan

BFBS radio and LBC: Hazel Smith commented on North Korea

TRT World News: Eleanor Newbigin discusses teaching the history of partition in British schools

BBC Gardener’s World: Mehreen Chida-Razvi is a guest on the programme discussing the Islamic Gardens at the Aga Khan Centre

CNN: Phil Clark interviewed for video piece on women and democracy in Rwanda

Sky News: Phil Clark interviewed on Theresa May’s visit to Africa

Al Jazeera Newshour: Phil Clark interviewed discussed the arrest of Ugandan and former pop star Bobi Wine

Monocle24: Phil Clark gave a review of the Australian newspapers tonight, focusing on the fallout from the toppling of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and on the leadership battles between Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton

KT Radio: Phil Clark interviewed on the states of international research on Rwanda
BBC World Service: Costas Lapavitsas gave comment on the Greek economy

London Live: Reported on the Jewish Music Institute’s events at SOAS last week

BBC World Service: Mehreen Chida-Razvi was a guest on the programme discussing Empress Nur Jahan: Leader of the Mughals


Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler gives review of James Loeffler’s Rooted Cosmopolitans

Military History: Colin Shindler reports on the first appearance of an armed Zionist force in the context of the First World War in the Middle East

Belfast Telegraph: Emma Dabiri gives interview in the run up to her BBC television series Britain's

Telegraph: SOAS alumnus Sir Hugh Cortazzi obituary


The Conversation: Aisha Phoenix published article ‘Colourism – how shade bias perpetuates prejudice against people with dark skin’

The Conversation: Jonathan Beloff published article ‘Rwanda wants to be a Francophone leader – even though it distrusts France’

Newsweek: Jieyu Liu commented on China’s Valentine’s Day, Qixi festival

Al Jazeera: Ahmed H Adam published article ‘What next for Sudan after Bashir's nomination for a third term?’

Associated Press: Steve Tsang commented on the economic and political challenges facing China’s President

Thomson Reuters: Phil Clark quoted in article on Theresa May’s visit to Africa


Herald Tribune: Michael W. Charney provided comment on the Rohingya crisis

Deutsche Welle: Phil Clark commented on conflict around lakes and borders in central Africa

Mail and Guardian: Phil Clark quoted on conflict on Africa's great lakes

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