SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 6-12 April

13 April 2021

Items related to Asia

  • Times of India, Economic Times: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor in International Relations comments on India's relationship with Myanmar amid the military take over in the country - 09 Apr
  • The Independent: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's water security as the country faces severe water shortages - 09 Apr
  • Financial Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's 'wolf warrior' dipolmacy and foreign relations - 11 Apr
  • The Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute calls for Edinburgh University to cut ties with the 'supressive' Confucius Institutes programmes - 12 Apr
  • The Globe and Mail: Steve Tsang, Director of the Chins Institute comments on the move of Hong Kong prodemocracy lawmaker to Canada to start new life - 08 Apr
  • Taiwan Insight: Dr Dafydd Fell, Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies writes about the history of Taiwan's Green Diplomacy - 08 Apr
  • ICRT Radio Taiwan: Dr Dafydd Fell, Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies discusses his new book Taiwan's Green Parties - 09 Apr
  • Times Radio: Dr Olivia Cheung, Research Fellow at the China Institute discussed the UK's £43 million package to support immigrants from Hong Kong under the new visa scheme - 08 Apr
  • In pursuit of development podcast: Dr. Lauren A. Johnston, Research Associate at the China Institute discussed population and development in China, East Asia and Africa - 07 Apr
  • Irish Sun: Aziz Isa Elkun, Researcher comments on the treatment of the Uyghur population in China - 07 Apr
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute writes an article explaining the change in the political mood in South Korea following a shift to the right in mayoral elections - 09 Apr
  • China In Context podcast: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute and Jieyu Liu, Deputy Director of the SOAS China Institute, discuss the one child policy which ran from 1979 to 2016, meaning millions of people in China have grown up without brothers or sisters, especially in urban settings - 06 Apr

Items related to Africa

  • Daily News Zimbabwe, Bulawayo24 News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics states that Nelson Chamisa needs to rebrand his party ahead of the next elections in Zimbabwe - 08 Apr
  • The Zimbabwe Mail, Bulawayo24 News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's authoritarian rule in Zimbabwe - 10 Apr

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • BBC News: Professor Muhammad Abdel Haleem, Director of the Centre of Islamic Studies explains what Ramadan is and when it takes place - 12 Apr
  • OnLondon: Dr Meera Sabaratnam, Senior Lecturer in International Relations comments on the diversity of the South Asian Londoners vote in the city's Mayoral elections in May 2021 - 07 Apr
  • VICE Magazine: Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Head of the Endangered Languages Documentation Project comments on how the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening the world’s rarest indigenous languages - 08 Apr
  • Project Syndicate: Dr Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance writes about the G20's missed opportunity in the Global debt crisis - 12 Apr
  • Global Risk Regulator: Dr Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance comments on the US' scramble to catch up on climate change financial policies - 06 Apr
  • Impact of Social Sciences: Dr Suriyah Bi writes about The Cycle of Decolonisation: A tool for applying anthropology to policy and practice and achieving social justice - 12 Apr
  • TEDx Talks: Ren Wan, Masters student in Sustainable Development explains 12 Keywords You Should Know About Your Wardrobe - 12 Apr
  • SW Londoner: Final year social anthropology student, Abdulahi Yussuf discusses his experience completing the Duke of Edinburgh Award - 09 Apr