SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 5-11 Jan

12 January 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Guardian, Eminetra: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute comments on how Hong Kong has changed and how the West needs to rethink how it deals with the city - 06 Jan
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute comments on Xi Jinping's recent speech setting out the Communist Party vision - 11 Jan
  • Daily Express: Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute comments on Beijing's plan to abolish cash completely - 10 Jan
  • Business Times: George Magnus, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute writes about the disconnect between the US and China - 05 Jan
  • China Daily: George Magnus, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute comments on China's economy recovery post-pandemic - 05 Jan
  • National Interest: Hazel Smith, Research Associate in Korean studies writes about whether North Korea on the brink of starvation - 09 Jan

Items related to Africa

  • The Zimbabwe Mail, Bulawayo24 News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on the Zimbabwean government's handling on the Covid-19 pandemic - 09 Jan

Items related to the Middle East

  • IQNA: Interview with Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics about the recent events in the US Biden will face when assuming office including the situation in the Middle East - 10 Jan
  • Deutsche Welle: Helen Lackner, Research Associate in Development studies, comments on the US decision to put the Yemen Houthi group on its terrorist list. - 11 Jan
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor in Israel studies writes about what Joe Biden's presidency might mean for Israel and the Middle East - 11 Jan

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Devex: Ulrich Volz, Director at the Centre for Sustainable Finance is comments on Debt relief for climate swaps - 05 Jan
  • Daily Telegraph: Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Reader in International Relations writes about Trumpism and the storming of the Capitol - 07 Jan
  • Huffington Post UK: Dr Suriyah Bi writes about how the cancelling exams in the UK risks the futures of millions of young people - 06 Jan
  • ThePrint: Johann Chacko, PhD student in Politics and International Studies writes about the power of social media is making authoritarian governments silence critics no matter which country they are exiled in. - 06 Jan
  • Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler,  Emeritus Professor in Israel studies writes about how the storming of the Capitol Building reminds him of a protest outside the Knesset in 1952 - 07 Jan