SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 21-27 July

28 July 2020

This week, Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute, has commented on rising global tensions with China in over 600 media outlets.

Items related to Asia

  • The New York Times, Newsrust and 2 other media outlets, : Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, speaks on Mike Pompeo's praise of Britains actions on China - 21 Jul
  • The Times, India Times Post and 10 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, states that Hong Kong students should be granted automatic anonymity in classroom and SU debates - 22 Jul
  • Bloomberg, The Hour and 19 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, speaks on China's changing approach to international relations - 23 Jul
  • Alaturka and 7 other media outlets: Emeritus Professor William Hale speaks on the 2006 attempted coup in Turkey and US-Turkey relations - 23 Jul
  • ABC (Spain) and 6 other media outlets: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at SOAS, speaks on Islamic identity in Pakistan - 22 Jul
  • Eco-Business: Jeanne Stampe, Senior Fellow at SOAS, joins Singapore’s central bank and financial regulatory authority as green finance resource lead - 21 Jul
  • The New York Times, Miami Herald and 566 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, speaks on the changing US stance towards China - 24 Jul
  • Daily Express, The World News and 9 other media outlets: James Hoare, Research Associate at SOAS, speaks on Kim Jong-un's anger at insufficient progress in the construction of Pyongyang General Hospital - 25 Jul
  • Japan Times, Yahoo News India and 13 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, speaks on the changing US stance towards China - 25 Jul

Items related to Africa

  • Pindula News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, speaks on Zimbabwean government policy - 22 Jul
  • Bioreports, The Guardian Nigeria and 9 other media outlets: SOAS alumnus Oba Abdul-Wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal becomes the new Oniru of the Iru Kingdom in Nigeria - 24 Jul
  • The National Interest: SOAS alumnus Philip Kowalski writes on US engageemnt in Libya and strengthening NATO - 25 Jul
  • MSN Singapore and 4 other media outlets: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, speaks on tension over Chinese infrastructure projects in Africa - 26 Jul

Items related to the Middle East

  • Media Line, EIN News and 1 other media outlet: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, speaks on the second wave of revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa - 22 Jul
  • NBC News, Yahoo! News USA and 10 other media outlets: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor of Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies, speaks on memories in Iran of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 in 1989 - 25 Jul

Items related to other regions/General SOAS

  • AdvisorNews: SOAS academics make key contribution to major new World Bank report - 21 Jul
  • Global Voices, AfricanDiasporaLeaders.com: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate, writes on the divergent incidence of Covid-19 between Europe and other continents - 23 Jul
  • Global citizen: SOAS alumna Lavinya Stennett is interviewed on reforming UK education to include Black history - 24 Jul
  • BBC News 24, BBC World Service Radio: Yorgos Dedes, Senior Lecturer in Turkish, speaks on Turkey's decision to revert Hagia Sophia to a mosque - 24 Jul
  • BBC Radio 4: Myriam François, Research Associate at SOAS, presents Prayer for the Day - 25 Jul
  • Counter Currents: An obituary of SOAS Professor Emeritus John Weeks - 27 Jul