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SOAS in the Media: 31 Dec - 6 Jan

7 January 2020

This week has seen a number of SOAS staff and students provide their expertise on US-Iran relations in light of the killing of General Qassem Suleimani. Dr. Seyed Ali Alavi, Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies, spoke to LBC News about the situation. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor of Global Thinking and Comparative Philosophy, commented on the history of relations between the US and Iran for BBC World and BBC Portuguese, El Comercio Peru, History Extra and over 10 other media outlets. Mohammad Ali Shabani, PhD research student provided an op-ed for The Guardian and has commented on the situation for The Washington Post, BBC World Service Radio, Indian Express and over 70 other media outlets. Soraya Lennie, current MA International Diplomacy student, also commented the conflict for EuroNews, Daily Express, United Daily News and over 5 other media outlets. 

Items related to Asia

Items related to Africa

Items related to the Middle East

  • BBC Radio 4: Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle Eastern Politics discusses boarders and the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine - 03 Jan
  •, 宝贝,我们一起成长~: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, comments on the "Arab Spring" - 04 Jan

Items related to other regions / General SOAS news

  • The Times Higher Education Supplement: Interview with Dr Caspar Melville, lecturer in global creative and cultural industries about why London’s black music cultures deserve more study - 02 Jan
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor writes about Argentina’s search for justice for the ‘disappeared’ and memories of antisemitism in the 1970s - 31 Dec
  • The Independent, BBC World Service RadioToward Freedom and 27 other media outlets: Senior Teaching Fellow, Dr 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 - 02 Jan
  • Jacobin Italia, Paolopoliti: Dr Antonio Andreoni, Professor of Economics is interviewed about structural development and poverty - 02 Jan
  • CECMC: Dr Marine Cabos, Research Associate writes about French photographer Yann Layma - 02 Jan
  • Thomas Fares, PhD research student discusses soybean agricultre in Brazil - 06 Jan
  • Upscale Living Magazine: Article about SOAS honorary fellow, Dr. Nirmalya Kumar - 05 Jan
  • Alt A Review: Interview with SOAS Alumni Margaret Busby - 04 Jan
  • Loud And Quiet: Review of SOAS Alumni Georgia's new album 'Seeking Thrills' - 06 Jan
  • Campaign Magazine: Article about the first year of SOAS Alumni, Laurent Ezekiel's role as chief marketing and growth officer at advertising and PR company, WPP - 06 Jan
  • KITLV: Obituary of previous staff member Professor Merle C. Ricklefs - 06 Jan
  • Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Today: SOAS Language Centre is mentioned in this article - 03 Jan