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SOAS in the Media: 1-7 June

8 June 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Conversation, The Independent, The National Interest, Canberra Times: Jieyu Liu,Reader in Sociology of China and Deputy Director of China Institute, writes about China’s new three-child policy - 03 Jun
  • The Independent, Sky News, LBC News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's new three child policy - 01 Jun
  • BBC News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Daniel Ellsberg: the 90-year-old whistleblower and the risk of military confrontation in Taiwan as China develops weponary - 07 Jun
  • The I, Bloomberg, ExBulletin: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong and Xi's plans - 02 Jun
  • Bloomberg: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Hong Kong's Tiananmen memorials muted by police presence - 04 Jun
  • Hindustan Times, Dailyhunt: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, writes about India's international diplomacy with Myanmar and Afghanistan - 05 Jun
  • The Taiwan Take: Dr Dafydd Fell, Director of Centre of Taiwan Studies, discusses his new book Taiwan's Green Parties: Alternative Politics in Taiwan - 03 Jun 
  • Financial Times: Dr Chen Kuan-Cheng, Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan studies writes a letter to the FT that Taiwan shows how jab deployment is politicised - 06 Jun
  • Nikkei Asian Review: Lauren Johnston, Research Associate at the China Institute writes about China's three-child policy - 01 Jun
  • BBC Radio Essex: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute, discusses the challenges to staging the Olympic Games as a fourth wave of coronavirus affects Japan - 02 Jun
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute, writes an article analysing the roles of Japan, South Korea and China in supporting the COVAX vaccine initiative - 04 Jun
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute, writes an article explaining the reactions in China and South Korea to Japan’s decision to release contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear reactor into the sea - 04 Jun
  • Livemint Lifestyle: Sana Goyal, PhD student in literary prizes interviews Pakistani actor and writer Mira Sethi - 03 Jun

Items related to Africa

  • Deutsche Welle, AllAfrica: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, comments on why UN peacekeeping missions have failed to pacify Africa's hotspots such as the DRC - 03 Jun
  • The ConversationForeignAffairs: Alice Ella Finden, PhD student at the Centre of Gender studies writes about the similarities between the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill and British colonial laws in Egypt - 04 Jun

Items related to the Middle East

  • TRT, Al Bawaba: Yair Wallach, Senior Lecturer in Israeli Studies, comments on debates surrounding colonialism in the Israel - Palestine conflict - 04 Jun
  • StratNewsGlobal: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, discusses Israeli politics and whether India should mediate in Israel-Palestine peace process - 06 Jun
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, writes about Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli politics - 07 Jun
  • Epoch Times: Burzine Waghmar Member of the Centre for Iranian Studies commented on Iranian security options as Sunni sectarian rivals, IS-Khorasan and Taliban, attempt dominating Afghanistan following US withdrawal on 11 Sep - 06 Jun

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Al Jazeera: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, dicsusses how countries should deal with historical atrocities - 07 Jun
  • The Daily Telegraph: Leslie Vinjamuri, Reader in International Relations writes about why the Wuhan lab theory inquiry will help Biden heal a divided America - 04 Jun
  • TheStreet.com: Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies writes about the increase in support for a universal basic income - 06 Jun
  • E-Iternational Relations: Interview with Charles Wallace Fellow, Ajay Gudavarthy - 06 Jun