SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 25 - 31 May

1 June 2021

Items related to Asia 

  • The Independent: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on China's new three child policy as the country aims tosolve it's birth rate crisis - 31 May
  • BBC News, Fortune: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Taiwan's dilema between the virus and politics - 28 May
  • Daily Mail, Turkish Daily, Irish Sun: Lauren Johnston, Research Associate at the China Insitute comments on China's new three child policy as the country aims tosolve it's birth rate crisis - 31 May
  • Chinaafricaproject: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics states that everyone’s playing the game of vaccine diplomacy, not just China - 27 May
  • ThePrint: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate Research Associate at the South Asia Institute writes about Pakistan's relations with the US and China - 27 May
  • Kathmandu Post: Michael Hutt, Professorial Research Associate at the South Asia Insitute comments on the need for the UK to help Nepal amid the Covid-19 crisis in the country - 27 May
  • ASEAN Today: Anne Booth, Emeritus Professor of Economics comments on the economic fallout of Covid-19 in Asia - 28 May
  • Kootneeti India: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute, writes an article analysing China’s foreign policy towards Iran and the Middle East - 28 May
  • China In Context:Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute, hosts a podcast discussing China’s vaccine diplomacy with Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics - 25 May

Items related to Africa

  • BBC World Service Radio, Washington Post, TRT, Philadelphia Tribune: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics comments on President Emmanuel Macron's visit to Rwanda where he asked for forgiveness for France's involvement in the 1994 genocide - 27 May
  • The Great Lakes Eye: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics comments on terrorism suspect Paul Rusesabagina's claim that he was tortured en route to Rwanda - 30 May
  • The Conversation, AllAfrica, Modern Ghana News: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, writes about the role of Ghana's national security apparatus - 30 May
  • Politico Europe: Michael Jennings, Reader in International Development comments on Macron’s statement about French culpability in the events around the Rwandan genocide - 29 May
  • The Conversation, AllAfrica, Irish Sun, TransafricaRadio: Jonathan Beloff PhD student in Politics and International Relations writes about President Macron's recent visit to Rwanda - 29 May

Items related to the Middle East

  • BFM 89.9: Dr Dina Matar, Chair of the Centre for Global Media & Communication, and Chair of the Centre for Palestine Studies, discusses media reporting on Palestine & Israel - 27 May
  • Daily Express: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies comments on the Israel-Gaza ceasefire - 31 May
  • Tribune: Nimer Sultany, Reader in Public Law, writes about the Israel-Gaza ceasefire - 25 May
  • The New York Times: Dr Nima Mina, Member, Centre for Global Media and Communication comments on politicization of art and culture in post-Revolution Iran - 31 May
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, writes about the Israel-Palestine conflict - 28 May 
  • TRT World: Dr. Massoumeh Torfeh, Research Associate at the Centre for Global Media and Communication, writes about Iran's upcoming elections - 28 May

Items related to other regions/SOAS General 

  • Deutsche Welle: Stephen Hopgood, Professor of International Relations comments on legacy and future of Amnesty International - 28 May
  • Russia Today: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies discusses on how right-wing institutions use Facebook & Twitter - 27 May
  • The Conversation, New Statesman, Metro: Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies writes about the increase in support for a universal basic income - 26 May
  • China Radio International: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, discusses the political implications of Dominic Cummings' evidence on Covid-19 to the House of Commons Select Committee - 27 May
  • The Sunday Times, Evening Standard: Interview with SOAS alumnus and England rugby player, Maro Itoje, about his new exhibition - 30 May