SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 8-14 September

15 September 2020

Items related to Asia

Items related to Africa

  • African Business: Christopher Cramer, Professor of the Political Economy of Development, comments on the impact of Covid-19 on agriculture in Africa - 08 Sep
  • Liberian Observer: Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei, PhD student in Politics and International Studies, writes about Liberia’s Constitutional Referendum on Dual Citizenship and Reduced Political Tenure - 11 Sep

Items related to the Middle East

  • Byline Times: Dr Dina Matar, Chair of the Centre for Palesitian Studies comments on the lack of media coverage of the ongoing attacks in Gaza - 10 Sep
  • Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies writes about Israeli foreign policy - 10 Sep
  • Dailyhunt, Qrius, Sight Magazine: 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 - 08 Sep

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Daily Maverick, Moja News: Incoming SOAS Director Adam Habib writes about the new generation of activists – a small cohort romanticising war and violence - 09 Sep
  • Advance HE: Quotes Adam Habib's (incoming Director of SOAS) ideas on radical pragmatism in the university community - 11 Sep
  • The Diplomat Magazine: Dr Ulrich Volz, Director for Centre of Sustainable Finace, is quoted stating that the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic must be met with long-term investment in sustainable solutions - 09 Sep
  • Portafolio: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on British PM Boris Johnson's bragging and the threat of a 'hard Brexit' - 08 Sep
  • World Finance: Jens Lerche, Reader in Agrarian and Labour Studies, states his reasoning for supporting the adoption of universal basic income amid the Covid-19 pandemic - 14 Sep
  • Periodista Digital: Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies, comments on the impelmentation of furlough and benefits to workers in Spain who are unable to work due to the covid-19 pandemic - 08 Sep
  • Al-Araby Al-Jadeed: ‘Islam and Muslims on UK University Campuses: perceptions and challenges’ report by SOAS academics in collaboration with Lancaster, Coventry and Durham universities is referenced - 12 Sep
  • Sounds and Colours: SOAS alumnua Poly-Ritmo presents her Raro Mixtape on WorldWide FM - 11 Sep