SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media:2 Feb - 8 Feb

9 February 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Conversation, The National Interest, Sight Magazine: Michael Charney, Professor of Asian and Military History writes about how the military has staying in power for decades in Myanmar - 03 Feb
  • France 24First PostEl Tiempo: Michael Charney, Professor of Asian and Military History comments on the ongoing political situation in Myanmar - 06 Feb
  • The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, Asia Times: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor of International Relations comments on the ongoing political situation in Myanmar - 06 Feb
  • The Independent, AP Associated Press, Daily Mail, The Standard (Hong Kong): Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on threats of boycotts of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics due to human rights abuses in China - 04 Feb
  • The Independent: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's view of the UK's visa scheme for Hong Kong residents - 03 Feb
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the possibility of a scaled back US military role in Asia-Pacific and what this means from China's perspective - 02 Feb
  • Daily Express: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's vaccine diplomacy - 07 Feb
  • Nikkei Asian Review: Dafydd Fell, Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies, comments on Taiwan's international education presence and opportunities - 02 Feb
  • From Poverty to Power: Professor Mushtaq Khan, Professor of Economics writes about why designing climate change projects is effective for anti-corruption in Bangladesh - 04 Feb
  • The National Interest: Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development, writes about the farmers’ protests in India and how the internet shutdown highlights Modi’s record of stifling digital dissent - 03 Feb
  • South China Morning Post, Daily Mail, The Straits TimesTimes of India: Hazel Smith, Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies comments on the North Korean defactor, Ms Ji Hyun Park, running in local council elections in the uk - 07 Feb
  • Nikkei Asian Review: Dr. Lauren A. Johnston, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about the potential impact of China's influence in Africa as the Chinese government cracks down on entrepreneur Jack Ma - 08 Feb
  • ExBulletin: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the South Asia Insitute and CISD wrties about US-Pakistan relations - 05 Feb
  • ChinaPlus.CRI: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about whether America will buy Yang Jiechi's urge to change “misguided policies”? - 05 Feb
  • The Diplomat, Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about Japan, China and South Korea at the Davos summit -02 Feb
  • Dhaka Tribune: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about how Myanmar’s coup could trigger an international crisis - 04 Feb
  • The Wire: Rakesh Sengupta Doctoral Researcher in early Indian cinema writes about why Bollywood is a major target for Right Wing groups in India - 02 Feb

Items related to Africa

  • The Zimbabwean, Daily News Zimbabwe, Bulawayo24 News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on the need for political discussions between Zimbabwe's main political parties - 07 Feb
  • Jeune Afrique: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on Chinese investment in Africa - 05 Feb
  • Research Professional News: Stephanie Kitchen, Head of the African Digital Research Repositories project at SOAS comments on the fact that a vast amount of African research and data is not formally published - 04 Feb
  • African Arguments: Dr Nicholas Westcott, Research Associate at CISD discusses democracy in West Africa - 08 Feb

Items related to the Middle East

  • Irish Sun: Helen Lackner Research Associate in Development studies, comments on the Biden administration's decision to stop U.S. support for Saudi-led offensive operations in Yemen - 05 Feb
  • TRT World: Dr. Massoumeh Torfeh, Research Associate at Centre for Global Media and Communications writes about how interests from outside could easily undercut US designs in Afghanistan - 08 Feb

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • University World News: Article about SOAS Director, Professor Adam Habib's role as a public intellectual in South Africa - 04 Feb
  • NRC Handelsblad: David Mosse, Professor of Social Anthropology comments on the structures of caste - 04 Feb
  • Conservative Woman: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies comments on the economic impact of lockdowns on the world's poorest - 08 Feb
  • Tehran Times: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor of Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies discusses the new SOAS module, Artificial Intelligence and Human Security - 08 Feb
  • LSE BREXIT: Dr Nicholas Westcott, Research Associate at CISD writes whether Brexit will become another Munich or Suez? - 02 Feb
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies writes about why Jews cannot turn a blind eye to the fate of the Uighurs - 08 Feb
  • HowStuffWorks: Benedikt Peschl, Doctoral student in Indo-Iranian languages and Zoroastrianism comments on Zarathushtra, the founder of Zoroastrianism - 02 Feb
  • Financial Times: Interview with SOAS alumnus and England rugby player, Maro Itoje - 05 Feb