SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 6-12 July

13 July 2021

Items related to Asia

  • AP Associated Press, The Independent, Daily Mail, ABC News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Chinese leader Xi Jinping's response to calls from some in the U.S. to limit their dependency on Chinese suppliers and block the sharing of technologies - 06 Jul
  • The New York Times, The Straits Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on Hong Kong citizens moving to the UK - 12 Jul
  • Daily Express, ExBulletin, FR24: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's leader Xi Jinping's recent speech to the Chinese Communist Party - 11 Jul
  • Fortune: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on China's relations with Chinese company Didi Chuxing - 10 Jul
  • Bruegel : Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute discusses the past, present, and future of the Chinese Communist Party as it celebrates its 100th anniversary - 07 Jul
  • Economic Times: Dr Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, writes about India's Afghan strategy as China steps up its presence in the region - 08 Jul
  • Taiwan Insight: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies writes about the politics of Covid vaccines between China and Taiwan - 08 Jul
  • ThePrint: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the Centre of South Asian studies, writes about China's plans for Afghanistan as the US withdraws troops - 12 Jul
  • The Herald Sun: Olivia Cheung, Research Fellow at the China Insitute comments on China's development of new national railways improving links between Tibet and central China - 06 Jul
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, writes an article in response to the interview South Korean president Moon Jae-In conducted with Time magazine - 09 Jul
  • China Radio International: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, discusses the implications for Japan of holding the Olympics during a state of emergency in Tokyo because of Covid - 12 Jul
  • Almayadeen (Arabic TV): Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, discusses the recent China-Iran investment deal with guests from Tehran and Beijing - 07 Jul
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, hosts a podcast discussing the Chinese ambition to protect the country’s biodiversity with renowned environmental expert, Isabel Hilton - 06 Jul
  • National Interest: James Hoare, Research Associate in Korean Studies, writes about North Korea-China-US relations - 06 Jul
  • Voice of America Korea: James Hoare, Research Associate in Korean Studies, discusses North Korea-China-US relations - 09 Jul

Items related to the Middle East

  • Bloomberg Radio: Jonathan Goodhand, professor of conflict and development studies at SOAS, discusses the withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan - 06 Jul
  • The National (United Arab Emirates): Mohammad Ali Shabani, a PhD candidate comments on the collapse in Iraqi and Iranian electricity supplies - 06 Jul
  • Redaction Politics: Pallavi Roy, Senior lecturer in international economics, explains how the decay of Lebanon’s power grid is a symbol of its economic decline - 01 Jul
  • Fathom Journal: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel studies, reviews Mandate: The Palestine Crucible 1919-1939 - 06 Jul

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • BBC Solent: David Wearing, Senior Teaching Fellow, comments on the England football team's anti-racist stance - 12 Jul
  • Quartz: Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, comments on the IMF wanting poor countries’ debt to be erased in exchange for climate action - 09 Jul
  • Quartz: Simon Rofe, Reader in Diplomatic Studies comments on the risk of political protest at the Olympics and the action governing bodies might take - 11 Jul
  • The Daily Telegraph: Michael Jennings, Reader in International Development, comments on the reality of global vaccine diplomacy - 09 Jul
  • Developing Economics: Alessandra Mezzadri, Senior Lecturer in Development Studies, writes about Informal employment and the social reproduction of value - 12 Jul