SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 1-7 September

8 September 2020

Items related to Asia

  • Financial Times, Financial Post, Regina leader-Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the future of Hong Kong - 03 Sep
  • BBC Mundo News, Todo Diarios de Argentina, La Prensa Gráfica and three other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, commments on how Mike Pompeo wants to change US foreign policy towards China previously implemented by President Nixon - 04 Sep
  • ABC News, New Delhi Times, Creaders.Net, Indian Strategic Studies: Steve Tsang comments on the toughtening of European government's attitudes against China - 05 Sep
  • The World News, Ortenau News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's interest in ruling over Tawian - 07 Sep
  • The Diplomat Magazine, News India, Indian Strategic Studies: Dr Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of SOAS South Asia Institute, writes about insurgencies in India’s northeastern frontier and the varying role China has played in supporting them. - 03 Sep
  • BBC: Dr Dafydd Fell, Director, SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies, comments on the Czech Senate's President's visit to Taiwan and its impact on China-EU relations - 03 Sep
  • Bloomberg, Business Day (South Africa), NBC News: Dr. Nathan Hill, specialist in East Asian languages and cultures, comments on China's plans to remove the teaching of the Mongolian language at schools - 01 Sep
  • The Conversation, Qrius, Navtej K Purewal, Professor of Political Sociology and Development Studies, writes about the Netflix show Indian Matchmaking, and why it can’t ignore the political reality in India - 04 Sep
  • Yan Jiang, Lecturer in Linguistics & the languages of China, discusses the Shanghainese dialect - 04 Sep
  • Aaj Tak: Mayur Suresh Lecturer of Law writes about the Indian government's formation of the 'Committee for Reforms in Penal Laws' - 04 Sep
  • Hindustan Times: David Lunn, Senior Teaching Fellow and Research Associate in South Asian and Postcolonial Studies criticises the use of English-language terms from contemporary times and reading them backwards into history in an Indian context. - 07 Sep
  • Eurasia Review,Radio Free Europe: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at CISD comments on the wealth of the former General of Pakistan's army and military privilage - 07 Sep
  • Indian Strategic Studies: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at CISD  writes about Pakistans relations with Saudi Arabia and China - 01 Sep
  • Redaction Politics: Professor James Horare, Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies, comments on North-South Korean relations - 01 Sep
  • The Epoch Times SG: Burzine Waghmar, a Central Asian philologist at the Centre for Iranian Studies, discusses Gilgit-Baltistan’s petroglyphs in Pakistan - 02 Sep
  • Dailyhunt, HT Syndication, Business World (India): Dr Burzine Waghmar expresses his concerns at China's treatment of Uyghurs and Tibetans - 07 Sep

Items related to Africa

  • The New York Times, Deutsche Welle, AllAfrica and eight other media outlets: Phil Clark, Professor of Politics and International Relations comments on the arrest of Rwandan atrocity suspect Paul Rusesabagina, the manager featured in "Hotel Rwanda" - 01 Sep
  • The Zimbabwe Mail, Daily News Zimbabwe, Online Nigeria News, Bulawayo24 News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on Zimbabwaen President Mnangagwa's lack of popularity and inspiration nationally and internationally - 01 Sep
  • South China Morning Post: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on China's announcement of new ambassadors in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa - 01 Sep
  • China Africa Project: Hangwei Li,  PhD candidate in Politics and International Studies discusses China-Africa Relations in 2020: Perceptions and Realities in this podcast - 01 Sep

Items related to the Middle East

  • France24: Professor Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, discusses French President Macron's role in government talks in Lebonan amid the aftermath of the explosion in Beirut - 01 Sep
  • Ottoman History Podcast: Hugh Kennedy, Professor of Arabic, discusses the Imperial Caliphates in this podcast - 07 Sep
  • Iranian Quran News Agency Online: Interview with Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies, UAW-Israel relations - 01 Sep
  • The Conversation, Kaweh Kerami, PhD Researcher in Development Studies, writes about the meeting between Afghanistan and the Tablian to try to reach a peace accord to end the world’s deadliest war - 07 Sep

Items related to other regions/SOAS General