SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 30 October - 5 November

5 November 2019

Maro Itje, SOAS politics alumnus, was featured widely in national and international media for his performance playing for England at the Rugby World Cup, with many pieces referencing the importance of his studies at SOAS. Daily Mail, The Guardian, The Spectator, Express

Items related to Asia

  • E&T magazine: Tim Pringle was quoted regarding the China Labour Bulletin’s data on Labour unrest in China - 30 Oct
  • The Wall Street Journal and RFI: Steve Tsang comments on China's directived to strengthen ties with Hong Kong - 1 Nov
  • France24 TV: Subir Sinha discussed the New Delhi Pollution Crisis.- 4 Nov
  • CGTN: Rossella Ferrari was interviewed at the Wuzhen Theatre Festival in China  (8 mins 30 into video) - 2 Nov
  • SBS: Mayur Suresh spoke to SBS about his study into the witch-hunting trials in rural India - 1 Nov
  • The Hindu: SOAS PhD Alumni, VR Prabodhachandran Nayar received the President’s Shreshta Bhasha award for his pioneering work in enriching Malayalam language - 31 Oct

Items related to Middle East

  • Sputnik News: Gilbert Achcar comments on the Lebanese protests - 31 Oct

Items related to Africa

  • Sky News: J Simon Rofe was interviewed to give his thoughts on what the Rugby World Cup win could mean for South Africa. - 2 Nov
  • Jordan Times: Opinion piece by SOAS Alumni, George Lwanda on Africa’s disengaged youth - 2 Nov

Items related to other regions / General SOAS news

  • Libération: Gilbert Achcar quoted in an article about protests across the globe - 28 Oct
  • Financial Times: Dr Ulrich Volz’s letter in response to FT article “Central banks have no expertise in climate change” - 30 Oct
  • Yahoo Finance & Die Welt: Ulrich Volz comments on central banks and green bond purchases - 29 Oct
  • THE: Ulrich Volz signs open letter calling on universities to act swiftly and independently on on climate change - 29 Oct
  • Future Startup: Interview with SOAS Masters Alumni, Sajid Amit on his experience of studying and working in diverse fields. - 4 Nov
  • Kaieteur News Online: Biography article of SOAS Alumni, Walter Rodney - 3 Nov