SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 10-17 August

18 August 2020

Items related to Asia

  • CNN, Daily Express, ABC News and over 40 other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Taiwan's danger of being caught in between China and the US - 15 Aug  
  • Bloomberg, The London Free Press and six other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the threats of censorship Hong Kong's media and publishing houses face - 17 Aug  
  • Daily Express, Daily Star Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the UK's future trade relationship with China - 17 Aug
  • Epoch Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Beijing's new hostage-taking diplomacy - 17 Aug  
  • Newsweek: Ian Inkster, professorial research associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies comments on why Taiwan has had only 7 deaths from Covid-19 - 11 Aug  
  • Wire, News India: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Member of CISD writes that Pakistan's Plans for Kashmir Have Become More Quixotic Than Ever - 11 Aug  
  • UrduPoint: James Horare, Research Associate in Korean studies, comments on North Korea's Premier Replacement - 14 Aug  

Items related to Africa

  • 1873 TV: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on the Vatican's response to the Zimbabwean government's attack on Archbishop Robert Ndlovu - 17 Aug  
  • Cape Times (South Africa), TransafricaRadio, 24/7News.Africa: Dariusz Dziewanski, Researcher writes about The Cape Town Gangsters Who Use Extreme Violence to Operate Solo - 12 Aug  

Items related to the Middle East

  • L'Humanité: Interview with Haim Bresheeth, SOAS Research Fellow on his book, 'An Army Link no Other,' on the evolution of the Israeli army - 16 Aug  
  • Forbes, Ya Libnan: SOAS Research fellow and peacebuilder Shirine Jurdi is quoted heavily in this piece on the collapse of the modern fiefdom of Lebanon - 16 Aug  
  • Bloomberg, South China Morning Post, Gulf News (Dubai): Burzine Waghmar, member of the Centre for the Study of Pakistan comments on the attempts to ease tensions between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia - 15 Aug 
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus professor of Israel Studies, writes about Benjamin Netanyahu and the politics of corruption in Israel - 17 Aug  

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Conversation, ForeignAffairs.co.nz: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor of Conflict and Development Studies and Principal Investigator on the Drugs & (Dis)order research project writes about the findings of the Voices from the Borderlands 2020 report - 14 Aug
  • VICE: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor of Conflict and Development Studies and Principal Investigator on the Drugs & (Dis)order research project comments on the findings of the Voices from the Borderlands 2020 report - 17 Aug  
  • Redaction Politics: Dr Tania Kaiser, Senior Lecturer in Forced Migration Studies comments on migration routes and the dangers refugees experience seeking asylum - 17 Aug
  • Developing Economics: Catherine Dolan, Reader in Anthropology is an editor for Developing Economics' Blog Series on Pressure in the Global South: Stress, Worry and Anxiety in Times of Economic Crisis - 17 Aug
  • New Economics Foundation: Dr Tobias Franz, Lecturer in Economics discusses Covid-19 and global capitalism - 14 Aug  
  • Huffington Post UK, Hamzala.com: Dr Suriyah Bi writes about how the government’s handling of grades will disadvantage vulnerable students for years - 13 Aug  
  • The Guardian: Dr Aisha Phoenix, Postdoctoral researcher at the Centre of Islamic Studies is quoted commenting on how the media helps to perpetuate colourism - 13 Aug  
  • The Daily Telegraph: Interview with SOAS alumnus Sebastian Pole, master herbsmith and co-founder of Pukka Herbs - 16 Aug