SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 10-16 Aug

17 August 2021

Items related to Asia 

  • NBC News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Beijing's drastic zero-tolerance tactics towards Covid-19 outbreaks in the country - 10 Aug
  • Deutsche WelleDaily Mail, Japan TimesInternational Business Times India: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on China's plan to expand its anti-sanction laws and what it means for banks in Hong Kong - 12 Aug
  • The Globe and Mail: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Canadian legislators steps to reduce Taiwan’s isolation but warns this could speed up China's plans to seize the land - 10 Aug
  • Wall Street Journal: Steve Tsang comments on the politics of Beijing's Winter Olympics - 10 Aug
  • New Statesman: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes about why a China-centered future is still uncertain - 10 Aug
  • World Economic Forum: Hazel Smith, Professorial Research Associate at the Korean Institute discusses the dynamics shaping the security on the Korean peninsula - 10 Aug
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at China Institute analyses how the media in China, South Korea and other nations reported the Olympic Games in Tokyo - 13 Aug
  • The Kootneeti: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute considers the diplomatic and political benefits to Japan of hosting the Tokyo Olympics - 11 Aug
  • China In Context Podcast: Duncan Bartlett discusses the tense relationship between China, North Korea and the United States with Dr Edward Howell from New College, Oxford - 10 Aug
  • National Interest: Student Christopher Cottle writes about how China is bloodlessly dominating the South Pacific - 16 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • South China Morning Post: Stephen Chan, Professor of Politics and International Relations comments on Zambia's debt to China as President Edgar Lungu banks on Chinese-backed projects to help his re-election - 11 Aug
  • Hiiraan Online: Dr. Yusuf Sheikh Omar, Research Associate in Development studies, compares Somalia's Al-Shabaab and the Taliban through the lense of the Taliban’s gains in Afghanistan - 16 Aug

Items related to the Middle East

  • The Conversation, Reaction Life, ForeignAffairs.co.nz: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development Studies writes about what the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan could mean for the global heroin trade - 13 Aug
  • The Daily TelegraphThe I, New York Post, Bloomberg Radio: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development Studies comments on what the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan could mean for the global heroin trade - 16 Aug
  • TRT World: Dr. Massoumeh Torfeh, Research Associate at the Centre of Global Communication, writes about Iran's new president Ebrahim Raisi - 10 Aug

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • City Matters: Ilham Salimane, Head of the SOAS Language Centre discusses the varied benefits of taking language courses - 10 Aug
  • History Extra: Simon Rofe, Reader in Diplomatic and International Studies comments on when should countries intervene in others' affairs - 16 Aug
  • The Conversation, Smart Water Magazine, ForeignAffairs.co.nz: Dr Kate Bayliss, Research Associate in Economics writes about why water companies are safe investments - 13 Aug
  • Financial Times: Dr Kate Bayliss, Research Associate in Economics comments on private sector involvement in public infrastructure funding in the US - 15 Aug
  • Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, reviews Ines Newman’s Internment in Britain in 1940: Life and Art Behind the Wire - 12 Aug