SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 7-13 July

14 July 2020

Items related to Asia

  • The ObserverThe Guardian, India Times Post, Daily Express, Yahoo! UK and Ireland and 10 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, writes about the history and the future of UK-China relations - 12 Jul
  • The New York Times, Boston GlobeCameroon Magazine and 16 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China's plans to foster and influence the Hong Kong youth to support the Chinese Communist Party - 11 Jul
  • The Week Magazine, VOA Cambodia: Steve Tsang comments on China's moves to assert itself as a global superpower and how the West could prevent this - 07 Jul
  • BBC Chinese: Steve Tsang comments on whether the New British Deal under the National Security Act lead to a wave of immigrants from Hong Kong- 10 Jul
  • Al Jazeera: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, discusses the ongoing border dispute between China and India - 13 Jul
  • Channel News Asia, Nestia, Newpaper24: Alessandra Mezzadri, Senior Lecturer in Development Studies writes about How Asia’s clothing factories switched to making PPE - 12 Jul
  • Global Voices, World Uyghur Congress, AfricanDiasporaLeaders: Interview with Rachel Harris, Professor in Ethnomusicology and Director of Research about a Uyghur meshrep, a community gathering - 08 Jul
  • Hindustan Times, blog.geographydirections: Jens Lerche, Reader in Agrarian and Labour studies, writes about India's migrant workers crisis - 13 Jul
  • Intergenerational Foundation: Dr Lauren Johnston, Research Associate, SOAS China Institute, writes about China's pandemic preparedness and ageing population - 9 Jul
  • Taipei Times: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate at the Center of Taiwan Studies writes about the EU excluding Taiwan from the bloc's "safe travel list" - 09 Jul
  • Новости России: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, SOAS South Asia Institute comments on the rise of Jaish-e-Mohammad - 10 Jul
  • Diário de Notícias, Entorno Inteligente:Dr Olivia Cheung, Research Fellow, SOAS China Institute, comments on China's messaging around the coronavirus pandemic - 11 Jul
  • The National Interest: Niki JP Alsford, Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies writes about why obsessive K-Pop fans are getting involved in U.S. politics - 12 Jul
  • The Diplomat Magazine: Keiren Goh, recent SOAS postgraduate writes about the Singapore General Elections - 09 Jul

Items related to Africa

  • AllAfrica, Modern Ghana, ForeignAffairs.co.nz: Ilana Webster-Kogen, Senior Lecturer in Jewish Music writes about the life of Ethiopian musician Hachalu Hundessa and why he wasn’t afraid to champion the country's Oromo people - 07 Jul
  • TRT World: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, disusses two former Congolese rebel leaders and ICC suspects being sent to Ituri province as peace envoys - 7 Jul
  • Observador, VerAngola, Lusa, Tamborim and four other media outlets: Fernandes Wanda, Research Associate in Development studies, states that Angolan banking has to be made aware that it can not only do business with the state - 07 Jul
  • Daily Sabah, Hiiraan Online: Dr Yusuf Sheikh Omar, Research Associate in Development studies, writes about the vulnerabilities of Somali communities with COVID-19 in Europe - 06 Jul

Items related to the Middle East

  • Kia Ora Gaza: Rafeef Ziadah, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies writes about Israel exporting arms and policing practices - 07 Jul
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor in Israel Studies, writes about how many British Jews privately refuse to buy settlement produce - 07 Jul

Items related to other regions/General SOAS

  • Daily Bulletin: Dr Samia Khatun, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies, writes about how a Bengali book in Broken Hill sheds new light on Australian history - 11 Jul
  • Global Dashboard: Dr Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance and Dr Thomas Tanner, Programme Director, Climate Change and Development write five lessons for improving future economic and social resilience in light of Covid-19 - 
  • The Key, Internazionale it: Professor Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies is featured discussing Universal Basic Income in Massive Attack's new EP, Eutopia - 11 Jul
  • Journal of Human Genetics, Pharmacogenomics Journal: Professor Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies, comments on the need for Universal Basic Income in light of the Covid-19 pandemic - 10 Jul
  • The Guardian: Dr Ulrich Volz and Professor John Weeks, Emeritus Professor of Development studies sign statement calling for sovereign debt restructuring - 13 Jul
  • ArabLit & ArabLit Quarterly: Annie Webster, PhD student, writes about the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival going online - 08 Jul
  • Financial Times, Infosurhoy, Big News Network: The work of SOAS Alumnus and Founder of The Black Curriculum Lavinya Stennett is referenced in relation to the campaign for putting Black history and colonial history on the national curriculum - 08 Jul