SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 13 - 19 July

20 July 2021

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Radio 4: Olivia Cheung, research fellow at the China Institute discusses how party the Chinese Communist Party's slogans reveal the turbulent history of modern China - 17 Jul
  • Business Insider, Saudi Gazette: Olivia Cheung, research fellow at the China Institute comments on China's plan to expand its high-speed rail network - 18 Jul
  • Financial Times: Avinash Paliwal, Professor of international relations comments on the regional powers strategic interests in Afghanistan and how their need to handle Afghan warlords - 13 Jul
  • Player.fm, Mint (India): Avinash Paliwal, Professor of international relations discusses Afghanistan after the U.S. Withdrawal - 15 Jul
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the top-down Leninist control system of the Chinese government - 18 Jul
  • New Statesman: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute provides expert comment on Chinese influence on British universities - 13 Jul
  • The Straits Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the propaganda efforts under way to raise Xi Jinping's stature - 15 Jul
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the prospect of a meeting between US President Joe Biden and China's leader Xi Jinping - 14 Jul
  • Japan Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Xi Jinping's agenda to rule over Taiwan - 14 Jul
  • Khaleej Times: Rachel Dwyer, Professor Emerita of Indian Cultures and Cinema comments on Bollywood in the UK - 15 Jul
  • The Wire: Rachel Dwyer, Professor Emerita of Indian Cultures and Cinema, writes about Satyajit Ray’s film, Nayak - 13 Jul
  • Asian-Voice.com: Dr Sanjukta Ghosh, Historian at the South Asia Institute, comments on the issue of the UK's current travel red-list and how this affects the South Asian diaspora - 13 Jul
  • The Organization for World Peace: Hazel Smith, Professorial Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies, is referenced as repeatedly warning of the damaging effects of sanctions on North Korea's country’s food insecurity - 16 Jul
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, poses a series of questions which remain over the escape from Japan to Lebanon by former Nissan chair, Carlos Ghosn - 15 Jul
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, hosts a podcast discussing the challenges of reaching international agreements with China on climate change issues, with renowned environmental expert, Isabel Hilton - 15 Jul

Items related to Africa

  • ITV: Laura Hammond, Professor of Development Studies explains the historical roots which provoked the ongoing Tigrayan conflict in Ethiopia - 14 Jul

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Blog – HEPI: Monika Nangia, Director of Student & Academic experience, writes about why universities need creative solutions to make digital learning more social - 17 Jul
  • ABC News (Australia): Caspar Melville, Senior Lecturer in global creative and cultural industries, discusses urban London and the music of the city - 16 Jul
  • International Institute for Environment and Development: "Resilience reset - creating resilient cities in the global South" - a new book co-authored by Thomas Tanner, Director, Centre for Development, Environment and Policy and IIED’s Aditya Bahadur - 19 Jul
  • Irish Independent: Interview with Teaching Fellow and alum, Emma Dabiri - 18 Jul