SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 29 Sept - 5 Oct

6 October 2020

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Radio 4, The Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, discusses the impact of China's controversial security law and the impact abroad especially at universities and the recent announcements that some universities (inc. SOAS) are taking measures to protect students when they write about China/comment on China as part of their studies. - 02 Oct
  • BBC Radio 4: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, discusses China's attempts to censor freedom of thought in regard to university censorship - 05 Oct
  • Financial Times: Steve Tsang comments on China's moves to assert greater control over private enterprise - 29 Sep
  • CNN, F3News: Steve Tsang comments on China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims sparking anger near new embassy site in London - 04 Oct
  • Daily Express: Steve Tsang comments on China-Taiwan relations amid US arms deal with Taiwan - 03 Oct
  • The Guardian: Dr Lars Laamann, Senior Lecturer in the History of China comments on the history hidden messages of resistence in China in light of the ongoing reistence in Hong Kong - 29 Sep
  • The Conversation, The Independent, Irish Sun and three other media outlets: Sreya Banerjea, Research Associate in the Centre of Gender Studies writes about the stories of three trafficked brides in India - 05 Oct
  • Middle East Eye: Ayesha Siddiqa, research associate at the South Asia Institute comments on Pakistan's chaotic democracy - 29 Sep
  • Nikkei Asian Review: Lauren Johnston, research associate at the SOAS China Institute comments on Asian countries ageing populations and what this means for their socieites - 29 Sep
  • Epoch Times: Burzine Waghmar comments on the environmental consequence of China's plans to divert the Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra) river from Tibet to Xinjiang. - 29 Sep
  • Times of India: Adrija Dey, a post-doctoral research fellow comments on the Hathras rape case as well as other crimes againt Dalit women in India - 04 Oct
  • South China Morning Post: Robbie Barnett, research associate in Tibetan studies, comments on the possibility of China's ‘official' Panchen Lama taking a larger role in Tibet - 29 Sep

Items related to Africa

  • ZimEye: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on Zimbabwean party politics with the infighting between MDC party benefitting the Zanu PF - 30 Sep
  • Voice of America, KT Press: Phil Clark, Professor of Politics and International relations is interviewed about about whether former "Hotel Rwanda" manager Paul Rusesabagina will get a fair trial on terrorism charges in Rwanda - 29 Sep

Items related to the Middle East

Items related to Other regions/SOAS General

  • Forbes: Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance comments on how the fashion industry can transition to having more sustainable business models through sustainability -linked bonds - 01 Oct
  • BBC World Service Radio: Professor Guy Standing, Research Associate in Development studies, discusses universal basic income - 04 Oct
  • Terra Brasil, G1: Dr Sheena Shah of the Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics comments on the alphabets on the verge of extinction - 04 Oct
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies writes about American Jews' attitudes towards Trump and the upcoming US election - 01 Oct
  • Hello!: SOAS alumna and Founder of the Black Curriculum Lavinya Stennett discusses the need to have Black British History on the school curriculum - 01 Oct