SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 13-19 April

20 April 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Conversation. ForeignAffairs: Amina Yaqin, Reader in Postcolonial Studies and Urdu, writes about the political context of recent comments made by the PM of Pakistan attributing the rising number of reports of rape to “vulgarity” - 13 Apr
  • The Times Higher Education: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's calls for citizens to report anyone who “misrepresents” the country’s history and the impact this might have on academics and students - 16 Apr
  • The Independent: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's water security and its race with India to take reserves from the Himalayas - 16 Apr
  • VICEDNyuz: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, explains what National Security really means in China and Hong Kong- 16 Apr
  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor in International Relations, writes about the approach India should take to Afghanistan as the US withdraws troops - 19 Apr
  • South China Morning Post: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan studies writes about why East Asia is uniquely placed to become a world leader in vaccine aid - 14 Apr
  • The Times: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Institute writes a letter to The Times about China's slave labour camps in Xinjiang and the ethical issue for companies - 15 Apr
  • ChinaPlus: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes an analysis of the reactions by India and China to increased activity by the US Navy in the Indo-Pacific- 15 Apr
  • Japan Story: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, hosts a podcast to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Japan’s Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga - 14 Apr
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes an analysis of a 2+2 meeting between Germany and Japan’s defence and foreign ministers, which resulted in a pledge for naval cooperation- 16 Apr
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes an analysis of the summit meeting between Japan’s Prime Minister and the US president Joe Biden at the White House - 19 Apr

Items related to Africa

  • FA RSS: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, writes about Development and Dissent Under Rwanda's President Paul Kagame - 15 Apr
  • El Pais Brasil, Pledge Times: Carlos Oya, Professor of Political Economy comments on the bureaucratic issues of Western aid for African NGOs - 17 Apr
  • Daily News Zimbabwe, Bulawayo24 News, The Zimbabwe Mail, My Zimbabwe: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on what Zimbabwe's opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, needs to do improve his chances at the country's next elections - 13 Apr
  • The Zimbabwe Mail, Bulawayo24 News, Daily News Zimbabwe: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa's approach to the West as he says land reform is non-negotiable - 15 Apr

Items related to the Middle East

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Times Radio: Dr Alison Scott-Baumann, Professor of Society and Belief discusses free speech on UK university campuses - 15 Apr
  • University World News: Kim Tritton, Head of Student Recruitment comments on the change of UK university's approach to recuriting EU students to study in the UK - 14 Apr
  • British Vogue: Interview with Emma Dabiri, Teaching Fellow in History, on her new book, 'What White People Can Do Next' - 14 Apr
  • Glasgow Live: Final year English and World Philosophies student and SOAS Spirit Editor, Maliha Shoaib discusses her plans to intern with Vogue Business this summer after winning the Vogue Business Talent Competition - 15 Apr
  • Traversing Tradition: Esmé L. K. Partridge, Student of Religion with Arabic writes about Secularism and The Spiderweb Simile of Surah Al-’Ankabut - 19 Apr
  • La Repubblica: Interview with International relations and Arabic student and singer Alice Filiberto who is taking part in the talent show "Open Mic UK" - 19 Apr