SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 9 -15 Feb

16 February 2021

Items related to Asia

  • ReutersThe i, HuffPost, France24,: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations comments on the ongoing protests in Myanmar against the military take over - 10 Feb
  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations writes about India-Bangladesh relations - 14 Feb
  • ABC RN: Michael Charney, Professor of Asian and Military History discusses Myanmar's military leaders extension of the house arrest of the country's deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi - 15 Feb
  • A News: Michael Charney, Professor of Asian and Military History discusses the ongoing protests in Myanmar against the military take over - 12 Feb
  • Spectator: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute discusses how Hong Kong became what it is today - 09 Feb
  • DW News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the Chinese presence in Africa and the cultural politics that comes with it - 12 Feb
  • politics.co.uk: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute calls for a boycott of the Winter Olympics to tackle human rights abuses in Xinjiang - 09 Feb
  • BBC Radio 3: Rachel Harris, Professor in Ethnomusicology talks about her her new book 'Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam' and discusses the politics of cultural exchanges with China - 13 Feb
  • The Guardian: Ashley Thompson, Hiram W Woodward Chair in South-East Asian art and Stephen Murphy, Pratapaditya Pal senior lecturer in curating and museology of Asian art write about how Cambodia is turning the tide on looted statues - 13 Feb
  • We Forum: Lauren Johnston, Research Associate at the China Insitute writes about why China’s trade deal with Mauritius matters - 15 Feb
  • Quartz, DNyuz: Dr Kevin Latham, Research Associate in Anthropology and Sociology comments on China's ban of the BBC - 15 Feb
  • Taiwan Insight: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies writes about Taiwan-China-US relations - 15 Feb
  • Dhaka Tribune: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about why Joe Biden’s stance on China makes life potentially difficult for Bangladesh - 09 Feb
  • China Radio International: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute discusses the international take up of Chinese Covid-19 vaccines - 11 Feb
  • The Kootneeti: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about writes about the implications of Biden’s stance on China means for India - 09 Feb

Items related to Africa 

  • The Conversation, AllAfrica, AfricanEyeReport: Dr Marie Rodet, Reader in African history, writes about her research mapping the forced displacement of people seeking to escape slavery in Mali’s Kayes region - 15 Feb
  • Press TV: Phil Clark,  Professor of International Politics  discusses agribusiness and deforestation in the conservation areas of western Uganda - 11 Feb
  • Bulawayo24 News, Daily News Zimbabwe, The Zimbabwe Mail: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on the need for political discussions between Zimbabwe's main political parties - 12 Feb
  • The Africa Report, The Zimbabwe Mail, The Zimbabwean: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on the demise of the wealth of Robert Mugabe's financial legacy - 12 Feb

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Daily Telegraph: Dr Awino Okech, Reader in Gender Studies comments on colourism - 11 Feb
  • Foreign Policy Magazine: Dr Feyzi Ismail, Senior Teaching Fellow in Political Economy comments on the achievements of Chile’s women’s movement - 15 Feb
  • TRT: Adem Ferizaj PhD student comments on Kosovo's 'peaceful political revolution' - 15 Feb
  • The Guardian: Interview with SOAS alumnus and writer Fatima Bhutto - 13 Feb
  • Sky Sports: Interview with SOAS alumnus and England Rugby player Maro Itoje about the significance of potentially being the first black British and Irish Lions captain - 15 Feb
  • Fintech Times, Fintech Finance, Finextra Research: Coverage of a new collaborative project SOAS is involved in to investigate the untapped potential of fintech in helping deepen trade relations between the UK and India - 13 Feb