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SOAS In The Media: 4 - 9 December

10 December 2019

 This week, many of our academics have been providing their expertise in regard to the UK's upcoming General Election on 12 December. 

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Manchester, BBC Lancashire: Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies, Gurharpal Singh speaks about the history of the Storming of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on the Indus programme on BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Radio Lancashire - 08 Dec
  • BBC Bengali (Interview in Bengali): Sanjukta Ghosh's interview for the SSAI and Radha Raman Society collaborated Bangla rural theatre production, The Class Conflict - 07 Dec
  • Science 2.0: Dr Owen Miller, Lecturer in Korean history and culture is referenced in this article on North Korea - 06 Dec
  • South China Morning Post: Dr Mukta Das, Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, discusses the Chinese region Kaifeng's long-standing links with Judaism - 06 Dec
  • Al Jazeera, EBL News: Professor Steve Tsang, director of China Institute, comments on societal changes in modern China - 05 Dec
  • Socialist Party, Straits Times: Professor Steve Tsang, director of China Institute, comments on the ongoing unrest in Hong Kong - 04 Dec
  • Nature, Journal of Human Genetics: Professor Steve Tsang, director of China Institute, comments on Chinese universities' links with military ties - 04 Dec
  • Magdalene: Article about SOAS Alumnus, Alessandra Lopez y Royo's book, Contemporary Indonesian Fashion: Through the Looking Glass - 04 Dec

Items related to Africa

  • EconoTimes.com: A poster from the Stolen Moments – Namibian Music History Untold exhibtion at the Brunei Gallery is referenced in this article - 09 Dec
  • The Weave Shed, BBC London 94.9 (Radio): Piece on the Brunei Gallery's Exhibition: African Textiles from the Karun Thakar Collection - 06 Dec
  • Council On Foreign Relations: PhD student, Bulama Bukarti, writes about how Nigeria's Feud with INGOs is a gift to Boko Haram - 06 Dec
  • AllAfrica: PhD student, Bulama Bukarti, writes about how Nigeria's Feud with INGOs is a gift to Boko Haram - 06 Dec

Items related to the Middle East

  • Al Jazeera: Simon Rofe, Global Diplomacy programme director comments on the Arabian Gulf Cup - 09 Dec
  • Edinburgh University Press Blog: Dr Laurence Broers, Research Associate at the Centre of Contemporary Central Asia & the Caucasus, writes about 30 years of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict - 04 Dec
  • MedanElakhbar.com: Article about Alumnus, Huda Al-Rasheed - 04 Dec

Items related to other regions / General SOAS news

  • The Times: References Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS as an alumna of Townley Grammar School which is thought to be the first state school to decolonise its curriculum - 07 Dec
  • BBC Radio 4: Gurharpal Singh, Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies, speaks about the significance of the UK's Scarman report from 1981 on the Three Pounds in My Pocket programme - 06 Dec
  • Al Jazeera, France Breaking News, World News Network, FromUA.NEWS: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor of Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies comments on the possibility of Jeremy Corbyn winning the UK's 2019 General Election - 07 Dec
  • BloombergSan Francisco Chronicle, Financial Post, The London Free Press: John Weeks, Professor of Development Studies, comments on the debate of nationalisation and the economy in light of the UK's General Election - 04 Dec
  • The Independent: Yair Wallach, Senior lecturer in Israel Studies spoke about the UK's General Election and the issue of anti-Semitism in UK politics - 09 Dec
  • BBC News, Wired.co.uk: Professorial Research Associate, Professor Guy Standing's report on basic income in the UK is referenced - 07 Dec
  • D+C - Development And Cooperation: Professorial Research Associate, Professor Guy Standing comments on welfare state policies - 06 Dec
  • Broadway World, Theatre Weekly: Eleanor Newbigin, Senior Lecturer in the history of modern South Asia is mentioned as contributing to the music for the new musical, Ladykiller - 06 Dec
  • Another Man Magazine: References the Brunei Gallery's Traditions Reveresed exhibition on the origin of the hand fan - 06 Dec
  • Axis of Logic: Article about the life of notable SOAS Alumnus, Paul Robeson - 04 Dec
  • North Wales Chronicle: Interview with alumnus Mary Roberts, who is standing as the Labour candidate in Ynys Môn, Wales - 04 Dec
  • NappyValleyNet: Article about Paul Kohler, ex-head of the SOAS School of Law, who is standing for the Liberal Democrats in the General Election in Wimbledon - 04 Dec