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SOAS In The Media: 13-19 November

19 November 2019

Paul Basu's film, FACES | VOICES and [Re:]Entanglements project have recieved widespread coverage this week with articles in The GuardianThe Conversation,, Yahoo! UK and Ireland, Global English,, Big News Network, and ForeignAffairs (New Zealand)

African Textiles - Karun Thakar Collection in the Brunei Gallary has been reported in many blogs and websites including; SelvedgeIan VisitsMutual Art, Oxford Asian Textile Group, Cloth RoadsTextile ArtTextile Society of AmericaLove Camden, and Balineum

Steve Tsang has spoken about many aspects of the Hong Kong protests in Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, BBC Radio 4,, Straits Times,, Washington Post, Goteborgs-Posten, Aftonbladet, LBC, The Guardian, Yahoo! UK and Ireland, Al Jazeera, New York Times and Hong Kong Economic Times

Items related to Asia

  • Indian Link: Article about Rishi Singh's book Sikh Heritage - 17 Nov
  •, Times of India: Amnesty International appoints new Executive Director of Amnesty India, SOAS Alumni, Avinash Kumar - 15 Nov

Items related to Middle East 

  • Al Jazeera: Article on Muhammad Abdel Haleem - 13 Nov

Items related to Africa

  • The New Economy: Stephen Chan comments on how mobile phones are changing personal finance across Africa- 15 Nov
  • MSN South Africa, Eye Witness News: Manjeet Ramgotra and Arshin Adib-Moghaddin were signatories on "Open letter to President Macron on human rights abuses in Cameroon" - 19 Nov
  • PM News Nigeria: Crawford University appoints SOAS Alumnus, Professor Alaba Simpson, as Deputy VC - 15 Nov

Items related to other regions / General SOAS news

  • Desiring Progress: Article about debate on 'Music in the Curriculum: tensions, choices and opportunities' which will see Dr David Hughes as a panelist - 15 Nov 
  • CNBC TV18: Costas Lapavitsas discusses Greece debt - 18 Nov