SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 28 July - 3 Aug

4 August 2020

Items related to Asia

  • Daily Express,, India Times Post and five other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on accusations of China using surveillance systems on Hong Kong residents - 03 Aug
  • The Globe and Mail: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the future for those barred from running for office in Hong Kong - 03 Aug
  • South China Morning Post and six other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's foreign policy as ‘Wolf Warrior diplomacy’ - 01 Aug
  • Agenzia Nova: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments political repercussions for the UK following its policies on Hong Kong - 28 Jul
  • South China Morning Post: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, SOAS South Asia Institute comments on Pakistan's miltary postion and actions in Kashmir - 03 Aug
  • Daily Express: Professor James Hoare, Research Associate in Korean studies, comments on activity at one of North Korea's nuclear bases - 29 Jul
  • Dr Hazel Smith, Research Associate in Korean Studies, discusses sanctions on North Korea - 31 Jul
  • Wire: SOAS academics sign statement calling for the release of Delhi University professor Hany Babu - 01 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • Daily News Zimbabwe, Pindula News, NewsdzeZimbabwe: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on the Zimbabwe 31 July protests - 02 Aug
  • Bulawayo24 News, Online Nigeria News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on Zimbabwe's election system - 02 Aug
  • Reuters, The New York Times, Daily Mail and over 20 other media outlets: Professor Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies, comments on the delays to South Africa's ministers plans to implement universal basic income - 31 Jul
  • RUSI: Hangwei Li, Research Associate in Politics and International Studies, writes about on China-Africa relations and perceptions of China on the continent - 03 Aug
  • Brittle Paper: Idza Luhumyo is announced as the winner of the inaugural Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award and she will study at SOAS from this September - 03 Aug

Items related to the Middle East

  • Al Jazeera, Voice Of The Cape, Press From and eight other media outlets: Muhammad Abdel Haleem, Director of the Centre of Islamic Studies comments on restriction around Hajj in light of the coronavirus pandemic - 30 Jul
  • The Conversation, The National Interest, Qrius and two other media outlets: Dr Senija Causevic, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, writes about how the decision to turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is at odds with its Unesco status - 03 Aug 
  • Rebelión: Adam Hanieh, Reader in Development studies is interviewed on political economy in the Gulf states - 28 Jul

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Daily Express, Daily Star Post, The Prophecy Blog: Dr Dan Plesch, Director of CISD comments on Russia's hypersonic nuclear strike weapons will be impossible for an enemy to track and shoot down - 01 Aug
  • BBC Radio 4: Myriam François, Research Associate at the Centre of Islamic studies presents Radio 4's Prayer for the Day - 28 Jul
  • Green Queen: Jeanne Stampe, Senior Fellow, is announced as green finance resource lead at the Monetary Authority of Singapore - 29 Jul
  • CNN, Daily Star Post, USA Today Post: References an article by Dr. Aisha Phoenix, postdoctoral researcher, on colourism and the Politics of Beauty, - 30 Jul
  • COUNTERVIEW: An article on SOAS Professor John Weeks, who recently passed away - 28 Jul
  • Financial Times: Interview with SOAS alumnus and rugby player, Maro Itoje - 31 Jul
  • The Guardian: SOAS alumna Hibaq Farah recieves the Scott Trust Bursary 20/21 - 03 Aug
  • SOAS alumna Famita Bhutto is highlighted as a Pakistani female author to read - 28 Jul
  • SchoolDrillers: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships currently open for applications - 03 Aug