SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 20-26 April

27 April 2021

Items related to Asia

  • Politico: Dr Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development comments on China's moves to step in on aid spending as the UK cuts back - 22 Apr
  • LBC Radio: Dr Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development discusses the current state of the Covid-19 pandemic in India - 23 Apr
  • AP Associated Press: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China’s expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative - 21 Apr
  • Monocle: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute discusses the erosion of independent media in Hong Kong - 19 Apr
  • Monocle: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute discusses why more nations haven't declared China’s crackdown in Xinjiang a genocide - 23 Apr
  • Prensa LibreEl Mostrador, El Observador: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's launch of the digital yuan stating that it is part of the strategy of "internationalization" of the Chinese currency - 23 Apr
  • EurAsian Times: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor in International Relations, comments on the approach India should take to Afghanistan as the US withdraws troops - 21 Apr
  • The Nation (USA): Gurharpal Singh, Emeritus Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies comments on the involvement of Sikh soldiers from the Indian Service Corp in the First World War - 22 Apr
  • Taiwan Insight: Lara Momesso, Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies, writes about mirgants voices in Taiwanese film - 24 Apr
  • ThePrint, ExBulletin: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the South Asian Insitute and CISD writes about political tension in Pakistan - 22 Apr
  • Dawn (Pakistan): Nadir Cheema, Teaching Fellow in Economics writes about State Bank independence in Pakistan - 26 Apr
  • ChinaPlus: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes an analysis of the Boao Forum in China, including remarks by former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers - 22 Apr
  • The Diplomat: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes an analysis of the current political challenges facing Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and the implications for foreign policy towards the US, China and Taiwan - 21 Apr
  • China In Context podcast: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute hosts a podcast to discuss the economic risks of conflict between China and Taiwan with guest Professor Christopher Hughes from the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics - 20 Apr

Items related to Africa

  • BBC World Service Radio: Laura Hammond, Professor of Development Studies discussed tensions and unrest in the Amhara region of Ethiopia on BBC World Service (2nd ep, from 38:00) - 20 Apr
  • Daily News Zimbabwe, Bulawayo24 News, Online Nigeria News: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on Zimbabwean party politics - 26 Apr
  • Foreign Affairs: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics writes about Development and Dissent Under Rwanda's President Paul Kagame - 20 Apr
  • TRT World: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics discussed the Rwandan government-commissioned report into France's involvement in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi- 23 Apr

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Guardian: Alison Scott-Baumann, Professor of society and belief comments on the debate surrounding freedom of expression on UK university campuses - 22 Apr
  • CNBC, IQ Stock Market, : Yannis Dafermos, Lecturer in Economics, comments on why climate chaneg is a risk to financial markets - 21 Apr
  • Progressive Economy Forum: Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies, writes about how the collapsed European Super League typifies today's Rentier Capitalism - 22 Apr
  • The British Academy: Dr Aila Santi, postdoctoral researcher is awarded a British Academy International Fellowship - 23 Apr
  • Taiwan News: Coverage of the SOAS MA Taiwan Studies Scholarships now avaliable for applications - 26 Apr
  • Politik & Kultur: Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology's forthcoming book, Pursuit of Pleasurable Work: craftwork in twenty-first century England,  is mentioned - 26 Apr