SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 18-24 May

25 May 2021

Items related to Asia

  • Khaleej Times: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International relations comments on the new UK-India immigration pact - 20 May
  • Scroll.in: Interview with Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International relations, about the challenges posed to India by the Taliban and Myanmar’s military coup - 22 May
  • Quartz: Interview with Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute about China, Hong Kong and the UK - 18 May
  • Monocle 24 - The Globalist: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on hong Kong- Taiwan relations - 19 May
  • El Espectador: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China - US relations - 22 May
  • World News Era: Rachel Dwyer, Professor Emerita of Indian Cinema and Culture comments on Hindu nationalists criticism of Bollywood - 24 May
  • CNN: Dr. Olivia Cheung, Research Fellow at the China Institute comments on the evolution of China's high speed rail network - 20 May
  • VOA NewsNew Delhi Times, Irish Sun: Lauren Johnston, Research Associate at the China Institute comments on China's ageing population demographics - 24 May
  • Latin American Herald Tribune, La Prensa Latina: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the South Asia Institute comments on Pakistan's preferred future for Afghanisatan - 19 May
  • Taiwan Insight: Leon N. Kunz, PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies writes about the Sunflower and Umbrella Movements in Taiwan - 24 May
  • BBC World Service: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute discusses the meeting in Washington between President Moon of South Korea and US President Joe Biden - 21 May
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute hosts a podcast discussing the relationships between China, South Korea and the United States ahead of a meeting between Moon Jae-In and Joe Biden in Washington - 18 May
  • CNN News18: Burzine Waghmar, SOAS South Asia Inst. member, on Pakistani antisemitism since 1948 in light of Foreign Minister Qureshi's Israel has 'deep pockets, controls media' reference to Bianna Golodryga, CNN Intl.'s Jewish anchor - 21 May   

Items related to Africa

  • Mbare Times, Pindula, Bulawayo24 News, NewsDay: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics comments on the Zimbabwe's Chief Justice Luke Malaba’s case - 19 May
  • Law360: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics testifies in the Boston trial of Rwandan genocide suspect Jean Leonard Teganya- 18 May
  • Monocle 24 - The Globalist: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, reviews the day's news - 24 May

Items related to the Middle East

  • The Guardian: Nimer Sultany, Reader in Public Law, writes about the Israel-Palestine conflict - 19 May
  • BBC World Service: Nimer Sultany, Reader in Public Law, discusses the Israel-Palestine ceasefire - 21 May
  • The I: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of International Relations and Development studies explains the Israel-Palestine conflict - 20 May
  • New Politics: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of International Relations and Development studies writes about the Israel-Palestine conflict - 18 May
  • Ahram Online: Dina Matar, Chair of the Centre for Global Media and Communications comments that social media has helped Palestinians by providing them with platforms to “tell their story in their own words” during the ongoing Palestine-Israel conflict - 20 May
  • Financial Times: Nicolas Westcott, Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy writes a letter in the FT about the Israel-Palestine conflict - 24 May
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel studies writes about the significance of Temple Mount in Jerusalem and how it is where religion and nationalism meet - 20 May

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • World News Era: Dr J Simon Rofe, Reader in Diplomatic studies comments on Joe Biden's foreign policy - 22 May
  • LSE Brexit blog: Nicolas Westcott, Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy writes that Brexit is nothing more than a political Ponzi scheme - 21 May
  • MENAFN, Arab News: Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies comments on the pademic economic recovery - 23 May
  • Big Hospitality: Andrew Wong, Chef and Research Associate at the Centre of Food Studies is nominated as in the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2021 Chef of the Year shortlist - 20 May
  • Marie Claire UK: Interview with Teaching Fellow Emma Dabiri about her new book, "What white people can do next" - 24 May
  • BusinessGreen: Coverage of the Centre for Sustainable Finance report on Climate-neutral central banking - 24 May
  • Country & Town House: SOAS Library is listed as one of the best libraries in London - 20 May