SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 8 May – 14 May 2019

14 May 2019

Items related to Asia

BBC World News: Hong Bo interviewed on the China Belt and Road Initiative

Washington Post: Hazel Smith was interviewed on the situation in North Korea

Channel 4 News, LBC, Daily Mail, New Zealand Herald, Al Jazeera TV, LA Times, SCMP: Steve Tsang, discussed China-US trade

BBC 2: Richard Williams was featured in Lucy Worsley’s documentary, Queen Victoria: My Musical Britain, discussing a piece of music written for Queen Victoria by a Bengali musicologist he has researched

The Conversation: Jens Lerche discussed India’s economy and inequality in the country

Items related to Middle East

ITV News, Project Syndicate: Hassan Hakimian discussed Iran/US tensions and published an article on the fallacies of economic sanctions (also in Economist Namibia and SCMP)

Non-region specific

Evening Standard (print): Ben Fine mentioned in an article on the Marx Memorial Lecture

Radio 4: Alumnus Latifa Akay gave the prayer for the day

Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler published an obituary of Sylvia Becker

The Guardian: Wen-chin Ouyang signed an open letter on modern language learning