SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 16-22 Feb

23 February 2021

Items related to Asia

  • TIME: Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development comments on the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi and what that says about India’s crackdown on dissent - 16 Feb
  • The Guardian: Professor Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on tensions between Taiwan-China - 21 Feb
  • Financial Times: Professor Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the risks of UK university partnerships with China - 20 Feb
  • New York Post, Reuters, Daily Mail, The Straits Times: Professor Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Hong Kong citizens moving to the UK - 19 Feb
  • El Tiempo: Michael Charney, Professor of Asian and Military History comments on the ongoing protests in Myanmar against the military take over - 17 Feb 
  • Deutsche Welle: Dr. Kevin Latham, Research Associate at the China Institute comments on UK - China relations - 16 Feb
  • ChinaPlus: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about China’s role in Myanmar - 16 Feb
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes an analysis comparing the mood on the Chinese and Japanese stock markets -16 Feb
  • ChinaPlus: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about China’s trade relationships with the UK and the EU - 22 Feb
  • CNN News18: Burzine Waghmar, Member of the South Asia Institute speaks about IS-Khorasan, Taliban and Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and implications for Indian security as the Biden administration mulls delaying withdrawal of troops in May 2021 - 22 Feb

Items related to Africa

  • South China Morning Post: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on China's relations with Uganda and Zambia - 22 Feb
  • Deutsche Welle, AllAfrica, VOA News: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics comments on the trial of Hotel Rwanda figure Paul Rusesabagina - 17 Feb
  • TransafricaRadio, Down To Earth: 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 - 17 Feb
  • AllAfrica: Audu Bulama Bukarti, PhD candidate in Law writes about Boko Haram and the Kankara Kidnapping - 18 Feb

Items related to the Middle East

  • Carnegie Endowment: Lori Allen, Professor in Anthropology writes about the International Criminal Court and Palestine - 17 Feb
  • Deutsche Welle, Egypt Independent: David Wearing, Senior Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations comments on UAE-US relations amid the disappearance of Princess Latifa - 18 Feb

Items related to Other Regions/SOAS General

  • Research Professional News: Interview with SOAS Director Adam Habib - 17 Feb
  • The Guardian, BBC Radio 5 Live: Alison Scott-Baumann, Professor of Society and Belief writes about the UK government's plans for a 'free speech champion' - 17 Feb
  • ITV.com, FR24 News: Alison Scott-Baumann, Professor of Society and Belief comments on the French parliament's move to approve bill aimed at tackling Islamist extremism - 16 Feb
  • The Conversation, Africa Development and Politics: Michael Jennings, Reader in International Development, writes about vaccine diplomacy and how some countries are using COVID to enhance their soft power - 22 Feb
  • The Nation: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, writes about the rise of neofascism and religious fundamentalism - 19 Feb
  • Social Science Space: Professor David Mosse, Professor of Social Anthropology is conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences - 16 Feb
  • Tedx Vienna: To mark International Mother Language Day TED revisits Head of ELAR, Mandana Seyfeddinipur's TED talk on Endangered Languages - 19 Feb
  • Glasgow Live, The Herald: BA English and World Philosopies final year student and SOAS Spirit Editor Maliha Shoaib's article on why luxury beauty brands are slow to make inclusive products wins Vogue Business Talent Competition - 21 Feb
  • BuzzFeed: Interview SOAS alumnus and Founder of The Black Curriculum Lavinya Stennett - 18 Feb