SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 22-28 September

29 September 2020

Items related to Asia

  • The Guardian: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Hong Kong's history and implementation of the National Security Law - 28 Sep
  • BBC Radio 4: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute discusses religious freedom in Hong Kong on BBC Radio 4's Beyond Belief programme - 28 Sep  
  • The Independent, CNN, Washington Post, AP Associated Press: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Xi Jinping's appearance at the UN - 22 Sep
  • Al Jazeera, Reuters, Daily Mail and four other media outlets: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the detaining of 12 Hong Kong citizens - 25 Sep
  • South China Morning Post, Daily Express: Steve Tsang comments on China-US relations and China's Wolf Warrior approach to diplomacy - 24 Sep
  • New York Times: Rachel Harris, Professor in Ethnomusicology, comments on the destruction of Uighur  cultural sites in Xinjiang by the Chinese government - 25 Sep
  • Radio Free Europe, Afghan Online Press: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, South Asia Institute comments on China's moves to increase investment in Pakistan and Afghanistan - 28 Sep
  • ThePrint: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, South Asia Institute writes about political tensions in Pakistan- 28 Sep
  • National Interest: James Horare, Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies writes about what might be President Trump’s North Korean strategy if he is re-elected - 22 Sep

Items related to Africa

Items related to the Middle East

  • BBC World Service Radio: Wen-chin Ouyang, Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature discussed the lack of both Arabic and non-Western writers who have won the Nobel Prize on the BBC World Service's programme, "What has Nobel done for the World?" - 27 Sep
  • France24: Interview with Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations on the political crisis in Lebanon- 26 Sep
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Professor Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor in Israel Studies writes about why Israeli public life now so venal - 24 Sep

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Al Jazeera: Alisher Ilkhamov, Research Associate comments on the collapse of the Sardoba dam in Uzbekistan - 23 Sep
  • DNyuz: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, South Asia Institute comments on Barelvi Islam following a Pakistani immigrant suspected of stabbing two people outside the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris - 28 Sep
  • Financial Times: Peter Muchlinski, Emeritus Professor of International Commercial Law, writes a letter in reaction to the FT article "Forced labour is the price of a cheap cotton T-shirt" - 22 Sep
  • The Independent: Interview with SOAS alumnus and fashion designer Osman Yousefzada - 28 Sep