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SOAS in the Media: 10-16 March

17 March 2020

Items related to Asia

  • Financial Times,, Al Jazeera and over 30 other global media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, comments on China's attempts to control the coronavirus narrative - 10 Mar
  • France24, Bangkok Post, Japan Times and over 90 other global media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, comments on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on US-China trade deals - 15 Mar
  • BBC Radio 4: Dr Rahul Rao, Senior Lecturer in Politics discussed the Indian Citizenship Amendment Act on the Law In Action programme - 10 Mar
  • EIN NewsEast Asia Forum, Huewire News, Turkmenistan Chuyao Zeng, Master's student and research associate writes about Taiwan's minority parties - 15 Mar

Items related to Africa 

  • The Citizen (Tanzania): Article about SOAS alumnus William Pike meeting Ugandan, Ben Matogo - 15 Mar
  • Singapore Tatler: An interview with Alia Al-Senussi, Libyan princess and SOAS alumnus - 10 Mar

Items related to the Middle East

  • Jadaliyya: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, is referenced in regard to the orientalist reading of the contemporary history of the Middle East - 14 Mar
  • Nimer Sultany, reader in public law, comments on the comments on the Israel elections - 15 Mar

Items related to other regions/SOAS General 

  • CNN, Ecologist, Metro, The Independent and approximately 500 other global media outlets: Coverage of new research from SOAS in collaboration with Bangor University and University of Southampton which reveals that large ecosystems, such as the Amazon rainforest, will collapse and disappear at an alarmingly rate, once a crucial tipping point is reached. - 11 Mar
  • FT: Dr Ulrich Volz writes a letter arguing that economic crisis responses to the corona should be judged on their sustainability impact - 11 Mar
  • Elpais.esThe National Interest, The National (Scotland) and 3 other global media outlets: Professor Guy Standing, Research Associate in Development Studies, writes about the impact of the coronavirus on economies and calls for a need for basic income - 13 Mar
  • Conversation UK, San Francisco News, Hong Kong Herald, Paris Guardian and over 120 other global media outlets: John Weeks, Professor Emeritus of Economics gives his reaction to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's budget announcement - 11 Mar
  • PV Magazine: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow in Global Energy and Climate Policy writes about why the climate law proposed by the European Commission may be more ambitious than it first appears - 10 Mar
  • 7Sabah, Sehrivan Gazetesi: Pasquale Scaramozzino, Professor of Economics signs an open letter to the world about Coronavirus - 16 Mar
  • openDemocracy: An open letter to International NGOs who are looking to ‘localise’ their operations, signed by SOAS' Professor Emma Crewe - 10 Mar
  • Spiked: References article by Dr Eleanor Newbigin, Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern South Asia on Brexit and British nostalgia - 16 Mar
  • The Independent, The World News: Interview with SOAS alumnus David Lammy MP - 16 Mar
  • Sydeny Morning Herald: Obituary of SOAS alumnus Harry Felix Simon - 10 Mar
  • Brinkwire: A profile of Hishek Bishek, an Arabic club night that began at SOAS - 15 Mar