SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 4 -10 August

11 August 2020

Items related to Asia

  • Bloomberg, Business Times Singapore, Hindustan Times and over 10 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on how Hong Kong's property tycoons have been hit by the pro-democracy protests, Covid-19 and the national security law - 09 Aug
  • Daily Mail, France24, Bangkok Post and over 30 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the impact of the national security law and US sanctions on Hong Kong banks - 05 Aug
  • Bloomberg, The Straits TimesJapan Times and five other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China's appointment to oversee Hong Kong's Security - 04 Aug
  • VICE: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the US Sanctions imposed on Hong Kong's leaders - 07 Aug
  • Newsweek: Steve Tsang comments on China-US relations - 07 Aug
  • Izvestia: Dafydd Fell, Director of the Taiwan Insitute, comments on the American Minister of Health Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan - 10 Aug
  • South China Morning Post: Dr Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in institutions and development comments on India’s PM's plans to boost the Hindutva agenda with Ram temple ceremony - 04 Aug
  • Reaction: Interview with George Magnus, Research Associate, SOAS China Institute, on British companies needing to prepare for sanctions from China - 06 Aug
  • JH Economics: George Magnus, Research Associate, SOAS China Institute, writes about why Hong Kong is the Berlin of the 21st Century 
  • News India, IntelliBriefs: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, SOAS South Asia Institute writes about Pakistan's interest in the Iran-China deal - 06 Aug
  • Daily Express, The World News, India Times Post: Professor James Hoare, Research Associate in Korean Studies, comments on North Korea's promotion of a promotion of military hardliner and speculates what this could mean - 07 Aug
  • Head Topics, The World News: Sim Tze Wei, warns of the impending extinction of the Hokkien language - 04 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • The Zimbabwean, Zimbabwe Situation, France24, Big News Network: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on repression intensifing in Zimbabwe amid economic and health crisis - 06 Aug
  • Pindula News, Mbare Times: Interview with Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, on Zimbabwe's future - 09 Aug
  • La Croix: Phil Clark, Professor of Politics and International Relations comments on ongoing violent conflicts in the DRC - 07 Aug
  • Bereia (Brazil): Phil Clark, Professor of Politics and International Relations is quoted on the increasing political influence of churches in sub-Saharan Africa - 4 Aug
  • Refinery29 - Phil Clark, Professor of Politics and International Relations is quoted on Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, profiled in the new Netflix series, "World's Most Wanted" - 5 Aug
  • Le Monde diplomatique: Justin Pearce, Post Doctoral Fellow in Development studies, is quoted on Angola's history - 09 Aug
  • The Conversation, Modern Ghana, All Africa, Big News Network: Dariusz Dziewanski, Research Associate in Development Studies, writes about The Cape Town Gangsters Who Use Extreme Violence to Operate Solo - 09 Aug
  • Redress.org: The SOAS Centre for Human Rights Law produced a policy paper on Transitional Justice in Sudan - 07 Aug

Items related to the Middle East

  • Rebelión: Helen Lackner, Research Associate in Development Studies, writes about Water scarcity, climate change and COVID - 19 in Yemen - 04 Aug

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Daily Express, Daily Star Post, Newpaper24: Dr Dan Plesch, Director of CISD comments on the need for countries to pull back in the nuclear arms race - 09 Aug
  • feminist review: Dr Althea-Maria Rivas of Development studies writes for the feminist review on the issue of increased gender-based violence during Peru's sereve lockdown - 07 Aug
  • BBC Manchester: Dr Simona Vittorini, Senior Teaching Fellow in Politics and International relations, discusses Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to laid the foundation stone for the RamTemple in Ayodhya where the Babri Mosque was demolished in 1992. - 09 Aug
  • The Page 99 Test: Daniel Marwecki, Senior teaching fellow in Politics & International Studies writes about his new book, "Germany and Israel" - 09 Aug
  • ArabLit & ArabLit Quarterly: Dr. Nadia Ghanem, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow writes about how painter and sculptor Baya Mehieddine wrote short stories - 10 Aug
  • Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler, Emerites Professor of Israel studies writes about British Jews breaking into the arts - 06 Aug
  • openDemocracy, The Conversation, naked capitalism and five other media outlets: An article remembering SOAS Professor John Weeks, who recently passed away - 04 Aug
  • Frontier Myanmar: An article remembering SOAS Professor John Okell, who recently passed away - 07 Aug
  • No2NuclearPower: The New Economic Foundation publishes research in collaboration with University of Greenwich, SOAS and University of West England, showing that there is a considerable carbon bias in one the BoE’s main monetary policy operations - 09 Aug
  • Al Ahram, Masress.com: Article about how Arabic is becoming an increasingly popular language to study in Europe and names SOAS as one of the institutions offering the language - 04 Aug