SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 27 Oct - 2 Nov

3 November 2020

Items related to Asia

  • The New York Times, Japan Times, Times of India: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and what it means for leader Xi Jinping's grip on power - 30 Oct
  • BBC News, El Tiempo: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's plans for Taiwan and how the US election will have an effect on this - 28 Oct
  • The Guardian: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Taiwanese and Hong Kong supporters of Trump for the US Election - 01 Nov
  • CNN: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's leader Xi Jinping's relationship with President Trump - 31 Oct
  • The Times: Steve Tsang warns of Chinese loyalists teaching and studying at UK universities and what this means - 28 Oct
  • Hong Kong News: Steve Tsang comments on the arrest of Hong Kong activists who tried to seek asylum in the US - 27 Oct
  • Delhi Post News: Dr Subir Shah, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development, comments on changes in labour rights and codes in developing countries such as India- 27 Oct
  • Japankyo: Dr. Timon Screech, Professor of the History of Art, discusses the history of the Edo period in Japan - 01 Nov
  • ThePrint: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, at the South Asia Institute writes about the relationship between Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and the army - 27 Oct

Items related to Africa

  • AllAfrica, Polity, Newsprobeng: Dr Olamide Samuel, Senior Teaching Fellow at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) writes about why digital evidence of #EndSARS shooting in Nigeria makes impunity much harder - 27 Oct

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Le Monde Diplomatique: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development studies and International Relations, writes about the devestating impact of confinement on developing countries - 30 Oct
  • CNN: Myriam Francois, Research Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies, comments on the issue of free speech and islamophobia in France in light of the recent terror attacks in the country - 30 Oct
  • Catholic Outlook: Dan Plesch, Director of CISD, discusses the widening of social inequalities as a result of Covid-19 - 30 Oct
  • Brixton Buzz: Dr Amy Matthewson, Research Associate in History discusses how Brixton's Music Hall has linked Brixton to the world and how performance names and personas disguised true identity - 28 Oct
  • Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor in Israel Studies reviews the book The Hitler Conspiracies - 30 Oct
  • Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor in Israel Studies reviews the book The SS Officer’s Armchair: Uncovering the Hidden Life of a Nazi - 29 Oct
  • Grazia UK: Interview with Emma Dabiri, Teaching Fellow in History on Channel 4's new documentary Hair Power: Me And My Afro - 27 Oct
  • Young Fabians: Jack Clayton, PhD student in International Relations, writes about whatever the Outcome Is of the U.S Election, the Next Four Years May End the Myth of the Special Relationship - 02 Nov
  • Huffington Post UK, The F-Word: Former SOAS Director and Honorary, Baroness Valerie Amos is named in this list of Black British women who shaped our history - 31 Oct
  • Elle UK: SOAS Honorary Margaret Busby is named as one of 10 Trailblazing Black Women Changing The Future - 28 Oct
  • Law Society Gazette: SOAS alumnus Qalid Mohamed writes about why role models and mentors matter in social mobility - 27 Oct
  • The Stage: Review of the SOAS Festival of Ideas event: Decolonisation: Not Just a Buzzword... - 28 Oct