SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 27 April - 3 May

4 May 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Conversation, Navtej K Purewal, Professor in Political Sociology and Development Studies writes about how the Modi government prioritised politics over public health in India - 30 Apr
  • France 24Daily Express: Dr Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and development explains the preparations for Indian elections was one of the causes of the COVID-19 spike in the country - 27 Apr
  • The Daily Telegraph: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, comments on the local elections in India amid the second wave of the pandemic in the country - 29 Apr
  • The Sunday Times, The Australian: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's investments in the UK and how the country views international trade - 02 May
  • South China Morning Post, : Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on who will be appointed the next Chinese ambassador to the United States - 03 May
  • Daily Express: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's centenary plans of the founding of the Communist Party and what that might mean for Taiwan - 03 May
  • The Conversation, Dr Xiaoning Lu, Reader in Modern Chinese Culture and Language explains Sang culture, the new youth subculture emerging in China - 30 Apr
  • BBC World News: Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Reader in International Relations discusses US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken's comments on China and wider US-China relations - 03 May
  • Open: Rachel Dwyer Professor Emerita of Indian Cultures and Cinema writes about the film The Mind of Bengal - 30 Apr
  • Bloomberg: Dr. Lauren A. Johnston, Research Associate at the China Insitute comments on China's older generation - 03 May
  • BBC Radio Scotland: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate, at the South Asia Institute discusses Pakistan's Prime Minister, Imran Khan's calls for Western countries to criminalise blasphemy - 28 Apr
  • ChinaPlus: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about how the United States and China have responded to India’s deepening Coronavirus emergency - 30 Apr
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute interviews leading US Sinologist Clyde Prestowitz about similarities between the Communist Party of China and religious institutions -03 May
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute hosts a podcast to discuss how the concept of nationalism affects political thought in China with Professor Christopher Hughes from the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics - 27 Apr
  • CNN News18: Burzine Waghmar, SOAS South Asia Inst. member, explained current global goodwill and aid against the backdrop of Indian vaccine diplomacy and its historic 'strategic autonomy' foreign policy. 30 Apr

Items related to Africa

Items related to the Middle East

  • Responsible Statecraft: Dr. Gabriele vom Bruck, Emeritus Reader in Anthropology, writes about the naivety of Obama-era policymakers with regards to their role in the Saudi-Yemen war - 29 Apr
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, writes about Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu's bribery, fraud and breach of trust charges - 03 May
  • TRT World: Dr. Massoumeh Torfeh, Research Associate at the Centre for Global Media and Communication, writes about Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, defense of his controversial leaked interview - 29 Apr

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Khaleej Times: Michael Jennings, Reader in Development studies writes about whether Covid will impact the fight against Malaria - 03 May
  • Bangkok Post: Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, writes about how the G20 missed the opportunity to address the looming debt crisis in the Global South - 30 Apr
  • Business Reporter: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies, writes why AI must not be allowed to replace the imperfection of human empathy - 29 Apr
  • The Archaeology News Network: SOAS researchers including Tim Bodt, British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow, paper in the renowned international journal for historical linguistics, Diachronica - 27 Apr
  • Eastern Eye: Interview with artist Faisal Hussain who's Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects exhibition re-opens at the Brunei Gallery from 18th May - 28 Apr