SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 24-30 December

31 December 2019

Items related to Asia

  • Macau Daily Times, Rutland Herald (Vermont): Steve Tsang, director of the SOAS China Institute, comments on China's reputation on the global stage - 24 Dec
  • Style - South China Morning Post: Alumni Owen Churchill writes about US diplomat Mike Pompeo's plan to raise Uygur issue with Beijing’s allies on upcoming Central Asian tour - 30 Dec
  • The Wire: Alumni Madhav Nayar, writes about the need for protest language which resonates with both Indian students and citezens - 25 Dec
  • LankaWeb: Alumni H. L. D. Mahindapala, writes about the history of Tamil politics - 30 Dec

Items related to Africa

  • British Library Sound and Vision blog: Professor of Anthropology, Paul Basu's project ‘Museum Affordances’ is referenced in the blog, Recording of the week: Wax cylinder recordings of Nigerian music
    - 30 Dec
  • Front Page Africa: brahim Al-Bakri Nyei, PhD student, comments on the Supreme Court ruling in Liberia on Nullifying Dual Citizenship Law - 24 Dec

Items related to the Middle East

  • Al Jazeera, France Breaking News, FromUA.NEWS, Al-Araby: Yair Wallach, Senior Lecturer in Israeli politics, discusses Israel's Likud party's backing of leader Benjamin Netanyahu - 27 Dec
  • New Books Network, Jadaliyya: Interview with Senior Teaching Fellow, Seyed Ali Alavi about his book, Iran and Palestine: Past, Present, Future - 24 Dec
  • Dr. Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance discusses the impact that using gold and barter as trade currencies might have for some countries - 25 Dec

Items related to other regions / General SOAS news

  • The Conversation, Raw Story, Foreign Affairs: Senior Teaching Fellow Feyzi Ismail discusses how protest has shaped the first two decades of the 21st century and explores what form it will take in the 2020s - 30 Dec
  • SHOAH: Professorial Research Associate, Professor Guy Standing's report on Universal Basic Income is referenced - 30 Dec
  • Breaking U.S News: SOAS Alumni Martin Griffiths is announced as the United Nations Secretary‑General's Special Envoy for Yemen - 24 Dec
  • The News International: Feature on SOAS Alumni Soha Deshmukh and her school Silverdale - 24 Dec
  • Culture Type: Alumni Eva Langret is named as one of 47 Black Curators and Arts Leaders Who Took on New Appointments in 2019 - 28 Dec
  • IsraBox - Music is Life!: Review of SOAS Alumni Sarathy Korwar's album Coolie - 26 Dec