SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 23-29 October

29 October 2019

Items related to Asia


BBC Today Radio 4 - Steve Tsang discussed UK concerns in relation to potential Chinese government influence over UK universities


BBC Radio 4: China and the World series - Dr Yuka Kobayashi discussed the environmental impacts of the Chinese Belt and Road initiative


Straits Times: Steve Tsang comments on the deaths of Chinese nationals in container lorry in UK


The Wire: Francesca Orsini, Professor of Hindi and South Asian Literature, writes tribute to leading Indian History and Hindi Literature academic Professor Allison Busch of Columbia University


Arab News: Griseldis Kirsch Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Japanese Culture and Head of Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides insight into the name of the new Japanese imperial era


Daily Mail and widely syndicated internationally, Professor Rachel Harris comments on re-appearance of distinguished Uighur musician in concert in China


Monocle and BFM – Steve Tsang discussed Taiwan’s planned construction of new fighter jets


Items related to Africa


Law 360, African Law and Business: Coverage of the African Promise, drafted by Emilia Onyema


Items related to other regions / General SOAS news


Bloomberg: Ulrich Volz was quoted on green bond purchases by central banks:


The Telegraph: Costas Lapavitsas, Professor of Economics, quoted in article on the role of the EU protection of workers' rights


Financial Times: letter from Peter Muchlinski, emeritus Professor of International Commercial Law, letter saying Friedman’s stress on corporate profitability is qualified, with important social consequences


Frontline:  Andrew Hines, Senior Teaching Fellow in History, Religions and Philosophies, comments on what Trump's use of metaphor reveals


AFP and widely syndicated, SOAS politics alumnus Maro Itoje hailed as Super Maro  for his winning Rugby World Cup semi-final performance


BBC: SOAS alumna Dr Al-Anoud Al-Sharekh, a Kuwaiti political activist on gender equality issues, named as one of BBC's 100 Women of Influence 2019


Professionals in Education: alumna Noha Aboueldahab awarded Professional Achievement award by British Council for her research on human rights, politics and international law in the Middle East and North Africa.