SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 17-23 March

24 March 2020

Items related to Asia

  • The Daily Telegraph, Al Jazeera, South China Morning Post, Financial Times and over 12 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, comments on China's attempts to control the coronavirus narrative - 22 Mar
  • Asia Sentinel: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, comments on Taiwan's handling of the coronavirus pandemic - 22 Mar
  • Economie - NRC, NRC Handelsblad: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, compares the inequalities between the rich and poor in China with other countries in the context of the coronavirus pandemic - 23 Mar
  • Raconteur: Dr Yoshikatsu Shinozawa, Senior Lecturer in Financial Studies comments on Japan's Society 5.0 plans - 17 Mar
  • The New York Times: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the SOAS South Asia Institute and CISD, discusses her experience in Lahore hearing the announcement of a lecture by terrorist Masood Azhar - 19 Mar
  • New Mandala: SOAS mentioned in an article about Myanmar Studies - 22 Mar

Items related to Africa

  • The Guardian, Mali Actu, UC News and 6 other media outlets: Lucy Durán, Professor of Music, comments on the treatment and the arrest of Malian singer Rokia Traoré in France - 22 Mar

Items related to the Middle East

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Financial Times: Dr Ulrich Volz, Reader in Economics, published an op-ed together with Kevin Gallagher and José Antonio Ocampo, calling for a major issuance of the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights to provide liquidity to developing and emerging economies during the coronavirus crisis - 20 Mar
  • The Times, Positive Money, Tax Research UK, War on Want: Dr Ulrich Volz, Reader in Economics, Dr Yannis Dafermos, Lecturer in Economics and Jan Toporowski, Professor of Economics and Finance, sign a letter in the Times demanding that Chancellor Rishi Sunak do more to support the self-employed during the coronavirus pandemic - 23 Mar
  • BBC World Service Radio: Professor Guy Standing, Research Associate in Development Studies, discusses the need for a universal basic income for all in light of the coronavirus pandemic - 22 Mar
  • The Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, This Is Money (UK) and four other media outlets: A report by Professor Guy Standing, Research Associate in Development Studies, is referenced in relation to the debate about the need for a universal basic income for all in light of the coronavirus pandemic - 19 Mar
  • The Independent: Professor Guy Standing and Dr Jens Lerche, Reader in Agrarian and Labour studies sign open letter calling for the implementation of a Univeral Basic Income in light of the coronavirus pandemic - 18 Mar
  • Kilkis24, Amfipoli News: Costas Lapavistas, Professor of Economics, discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Greek Economy - 20 Mar
  • AgenParl: Nick Westcott, Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies an Diplomacy, writes about British foreign policy after Brexit - 23 Mar
  • Al Bawaba, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, Agency Tunis Afrique Press (TAP): Senior Teaching Fellow in Anthropology and Sociology, Dr Suriyah Bi's research report 'Empowered Employment: Unlocking the Workplace for British Muslim Women' is referenced - 21 Mar
  • Vogue.it: Interview with SOAS Teaching Fellow Emma Dabiri about her work to change the conversation around Afro hair - 23 Mar
  • Paperblog, Conserve Energy Future, China Daily: 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. - 21 Mar
  • 5pillarsuk.com: SOAS alumni, journalist and activist Fuad Nahdi passes away - 22 Mar
  • Education Today, FEnews.co.uk: SOAS is referenced as one of FutureLearn's partners as it launches a free online course called ‘How to Teach Online: Providing Continuity for Students’ - 20 Mar