SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 18-24 August

25 August 2020

Items related to Asia

  • ThePrint, Taipei Times, Laredo Morning Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the Chinese publishing empire helping China silence dissent in Hong Kong - 18 Aug
  • Washington Post, DailyMagazine.News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Hong Kong losing its U.S special status - 24 Aug
  • South China Morning Post, Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on specultation that China has brought forward its annual Beidaihe leaders’ retreat - 18 Aug
  • Financial Times, FT中文網: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute discusses how the Sino-US technology war will affect Beijing's long-term global economic and military power - 20 Aug
  • Le Figaro, Nikkei Net: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Taiwan's danger of being caught in between China and the US - 21 Aug
  • Nikkei Business: Interview with Steve Tsang on UK-China-Hong Kong relations - 18 Aug
  • ThePrint, MSN India: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at CISD writes about relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and China - 24 Aug
  • Daily Express, India Times Post, The Stars Post and five other media outlets: James Hoare, Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies, comments on Kim Jong -un's health and his sister Kim Yo-jong as North Korea's second in command - 21 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • Overseas Development Institute: Dr Susanne Jaspars, Research Associate at SOAS Food Studies, co-authors article with the ODI on why so many Sudanese are prepared to risk their lives to reach the UK - 24 Aug
  • African Arguments: Dr Susanne Jaspars, Research Associate at SOAS Food Studies, writes about Sudanese Migrants and Refugees in Belgium - 21 Aug
  • MSN France: Dr Laura Hammond, Professor of Development is quoted commenting on political unstableness in Somalia - 18 Aug
  • Kluwer Arbitration Blog: Article about the findings of the 2020 SOAS Arbitration In Africa Survey - 24 Aug
  • Blackfoot Morning News, Ridgway Record, Troy Record, CFD Blog and 10 other media outlets: SOAS alumnus, author and human rights activist, Mungi Ngomane, launches a new podcast, Everyday Ubuntu - 19 Aug

Items related to the Middle East

  • Washington Post, Seafarer Times, Al Ittihad: Lena Obermair, Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of History, Religion and Philosophies, writes about the complex system of global maritime regulations in light of the 4 August explosion in Beirut - 21 Aug
  • Electronic Intifada, JACOBIN, Socialist Project: Book review of SOAS Research Fellow Haim Bresheeth's,book, 'An Army Link no Other,' on the evolution of the Israeli army - 24 Aug
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler, Emeritus professor of Israel Studies, recalls teaching 'brilliant student' Lana Nusseibeh, who was instrumental to the Israel-UAE peace agreement - 20 Aug
  • Eurasia Review, AgenParl: Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour Postdoctoral Researcher in Islamic Studies writes about the Hagia Sophia and the meaning of Ottoman symbolism - 21 Aug

Other regions/SOAS General 

  • Taipei Times, The Reporter Ethiopia, Gulf Times (Qatar), Al Ghad: Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, contributes to a piece on the global debt crisis and climate change - 22 Aug
  • NME: Lucy Duran, Professor of Music is mentioned as introducing singer TSHA to the music of Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté - 19 Aug
  • The National Interest: Hazel Smith, Research Associate in Korean Studies writes about How Joe Biden Could Revive America’s Greatest Nuclear Counter-Proliferation Achievement - 19 Aug
  • The Lawyer: Interview with former Director of Legal & Governance at SOAS, Deborah Robinson - 24 Aug
  • Royal Veterinary College: Announcement that SOAS is to collaborate with the Royal Veterinary College on the research project, "Enhancing Political Economy Research Skills to Tackle Infectious Disease and AMR Challenges" with Dr Sara Stevano, Lecturer in Economics being a lead contributor on the project - 24 Aug
  • The Independent: The findings of the Voices from the Borderlands 2020 report from the Drugs & (Dis)order research project is referenced throughout this article - 22 Aug
  • Metro, The Morning Star: SOAS Detainee Support protest for Brook House to be shut down as migrants waiting deportation - 24 Aug
  • The Guardian, MSN UK: Obituary to SOAS Professor John Weeks, who recently passed away - 24 Aug
  • Matichon Online: Article remembering SOAS Professor John Okell, who recently passed away - 21 Au
  • PRLog: Article about SOAS alumnus and artist Somi Nwandu - 24 Aug