SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 25 May - 1 June

2 June 2020

Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, has continued to speak extensively about China's proposed changes to Hong Kong's law and countries plans to clamp down on protesters in Hong Kong to over 400 global media outlets including BBC News, Sky News, Washington Post, Financial Times, VICE, Time24

Items related to Asia

  • BBC World ServiceFrance 24, Pulse Nigeria, International Business Times, Straits Times and over 100 other global media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, speaks on Chinese policy and Covid-19 - 26 May
  • BBC News: Dr Pallavi Roy, comments on on the damage to a historic part of Kolkata, India after it was hit by a recent super cyclone - 28 May
  • LankaWeb: A profile of SOAS alumnus Ven. Rambukwelle Siddhartha, who played a significant role in the preservation of indigenous culture in Sri Lanka - 1 June

Items related to Africa

  • The Conversation, Afropop Modern Ghana, Brazil News.net: Lucy Durán, Professor at SOAS, writes about the life of Guinean musician Mory Kanté - 1 June
  • AllAfrica, The East African: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, speaks on the arrest of Félicien Kabuga, who is implicated in the Rwanda Genocide - 26 May
  • Daily News Zimbabwe, Mbare TimesOnline Nigeria News, Bulawayo24 News: Professor of World Politics at SOAS Stephen Chan OBE comments on Zanu-PF having no formidable challengers in Zimbabwe - 1 June
  • Eurasia Review: Professor Stephen Chang MBE talks about the impact of Covid-19 in Africa - 31 May
  • Cdd – West Africa: Dr Awino Okech, Learning & Teaching Director in the School of Interdisciplinary studies, comments on Africans needing to create multiple leaders and chiefs who would help the younger generation find focus - 1 June
  • Sight Magazine, Dehai: Jonathan Beloff, Teaching Fellow at SOAS, writes on the trial of Félicien Kabuga - 26 May
  • The Conversation, AllAfrica, CapX: Nicholas James Westcott, Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, writes about Britain's need for African partners after Brexit - 28 May

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Global Issues News Headlines, Pan African Visions, Moja News, Inter Press Service and 3 other media outlets: Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development, speaks on Covid-19's impact on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals - 27 May
  • The Jakarta Post, The Times of Israel, Dhaka Tribune, The World News and 16 other media outlets: Dina Matar, Head of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, speaks on conspiracy theories relating to Covid-19 - 27 May
  • Rebelion: Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS Gilbert Achcar writes about the lessons the US can learn from those outside its borders - 30 May
  • feminist review: Alyosxa Tudor, Associate Professor at the Centre for Gender Studies, writes on racism, migration and Covid-19 - 26 May
  • Research Professional News: Academics from across the UK and beyond discuss Covid-19 at the SOAS webinar, 'Research for development in the era of COVID-19: Challenges & possibilities' - 27 May
  • The Sun: Honorary degree holder Meera Syal talks about the return of Goodness Gracious Me - 27 May
  • The Northlines, The Pioneer: Yasser Kureshi, Senior Teaching Fellow in Politics and International studies, comments on judicial activism evolving into populism - 1 June
  • World Council of Churches: Dr. Romina Istrattii, Senior Teaching Fellow in Religions and Philosopies, talks about the “Decolonial Subversions" platform - 1 June
  • The World News: Professor Guy Standing, Research Associate in Development studies, comments on UBI across the globe - 31 May