SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 8-14 Dec

15 December 2020

Items related to Asia

  • The Sunday Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's diplomats wolf-warrior diplomacy approach - 13 Dec
  • CNN: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the history and contoversies of Hong Kong neighborhood of Wan Chai - 10 Dec
  • Daily Express: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China-UK relations amid a Brexit trade deal - 12 Dec
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China-US relations - 12 Dec
  • BBC Radio 4: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the future of Hong Kong's financial sector - 08 Dec
  • Epoch Times: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor of International Relations comments on India's claims that China is supporting insurgents on its border with Burma - 14 Dec
  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor of International Relations comments on Uk-India relations ahead of the Foreign Secrety's visit to India - 08 Dec
  • Arab News: Michael Charney, Professor of Asian and Military History discusses the Rohingya Crisis and what comes next - 12 Dec
  • Taipei Times: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies writes about Taiwan's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and its post-pandemic window - 10 Dec
  • Daily Mail: Robbie Barnett Research Associate, comments on the Chinese Communist Party's infiltration of UK businesses - 12 Dec
  • 38 North: Jim Hoare, Research Associate in Korean Studies writes about the UK's lost opportunity with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea - 11 Dec
  • Vatan, Hürriyet, Milliyet: Mustafa Metin Ba┼čbay, Teaching Fellow in Development studies comments on the fact that Asian economics continue to grow amid the Covid-19 pandemic - 14 Dec

Items related to Africa

  • Deutsche Welle, AllAfrica: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics comments on the current political upheaval in the DR Congo parliament - 08 Dec
  • CompanyNewsHQ: Dr Emilia Onyema, Reader in Law, named joint winner of ‘Mentor of the Year’ at African Arbitration Association Awards for her contributions to supporting young African practitioners in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. - 09 Dec
  • Financial Mail: Awino Okech, Reader at the Centre for Gender Studies comments on the rise in anti-government protests across Africa - 10 Dec

Items related to the Middle East

  • Newsweek: Dr Yair Wallach, Senior Lecturer in Israeli Studies writes about how Mike Pompeo's Attack on BDS is About Protecting Settlements, Not Defending Jews - 10 Dec

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Financial Times: Monika Nangia, Director of Student and Academic Services comments on the results of the December lateral flow Covid-19 tests at the University of London testing centre - 11 Dec
  • Asia House: Dr Sarah Stewart, Shapoorji Pallonji Senior Lecturer in Zoroastrianism discusses the exciting history of the Parsis, from relgious practices to international relations -10 Dec
  • The Independent, Sky News By Line Times: Dr Suriyah Bi, Lecturer in History, Religions, and Philosophies writes about how the impact of predicted grades means education is no longer a tool for social mobility - 10 Dec
  • Middle East Eye, The Muslim Times: Myriam Francois, Research Associate in Centre of Islamic Studies writes that Macron's version of 'French Islam' is state coercion against Muslims - 09 Dec
  • Middle East Monitor: Omar Salha, Research and Teaching Fellow at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy discuss geopolitics and soft power in the age of COVID-19 - 09 Dec
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Tudor Parfitt, Emeritus Professor of Modern Jewish Studies writes about the deep links between anti-Black racism and Jew-hate - 14 Dec 
  • The National: Feature on SOAS Fellow and food archaeologist Claudia Roden - 09 Dec
  • The Wordrobe: Interview with Andrew Wong, Research Associate in Food Studies and Michelin Chef - 08 Dec
  • A year of reading the world: Review of the The Multilingual London Festival - 14 Dec