SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 31 Aug - 6 Sept

7 September 2021

Items related to Asia

  • Asian Affairs: Dr Satona Suzuki, Lecturer in Japanese and Modern Japanese History, writes about Japan's post-Olympic challenges - 01 Sep
  • City AM: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on China's tech crackdown and how it could damage the country's economy - 31 Aug
  • France24: Xiaoning Lu, Reader in Modern Chinese Culture and Language, comments on China's crackdown on the influence of K-Pop and representations of "too effeminate" men on the screen - 03 Sep
  • Open: Rachel Dwyer, Professor Emerita of Indian Cultures and Cinema writes about "the hippy gaze" of India from the West - 03 Sep
  • South China Morning Post: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Institute comments on China's moves towards overtaking the US to become the world's biggest economy - 05 Sep
  • Asian Affairs: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the centre of South Asian studies and CISD writes about the situation Pakistan faces with the Taliban, China and the US - 31 Aug
  • Asian Independent, Asian Lite, Excélsior: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the centre of South Asian studies and CISD comments on Pakistan's relationship with the Taliban - 06 Sep
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute discusses the impact of Covid on China’s economy and the implications for growth in 2021 with Tommy Wu, lead economist for China at Oxford Economics - 31 Aug 
  • NK News: Keith Howard, Professor Emeritus of Music, discusses his book "Songs of "Great Leaders": Ideology and Creativity in North Korean Music and Dance" - 31 Aug
  • Daily Express: Jim Hoare, Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies, comments on the possibility of North Korea reactivating its nuclear weapons programme - 31 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • University World News: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global thought and Comparative philosophies, comments on a letter written by 55 African academics and intellectuals calling for peace in Ethiopia, demanding the country’s growing number of warring parties lay down arms for dialogue to reach a peaceful solution. - 05 Sep

Items related to the Middle East

  • The I: Dr James Caron, Lecturer in Islamicate South Asia, comments on what cultural life could be like under the Taliban - 31 Aug
  • Bloomberg, The I: Dr James Caron, Lecturer in Islamicate South Asia, discusses the Taliban's attempts to seek international recognition and financial aid - 31 Aug
  • Financial Times: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute comments on the challenges the Taliban faces in trying to persuade the people of Afghanistan to accept them as administrator of the country - 03 Sep
  • Redaction Politics: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor in Global thought and Comparative philosophies, discusses Iran's relationship with the Taliban - 31 Aug
  • El Tiempo, War Is Boring: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development Studies comments on what the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan could mean for the country's heroin trade - 05 Sep
  • Al Jazeera: Kaweh Kerami, PhD candidate in Development Studies, comments on the Taliban’s claim of victory in the Panjshir Valley - 06 Sep
  • The I: Kaweh Kerami, PhD candidate in Development Studies, comments on what the Taliban's rule could mean for Hazaras in Afghanistan - 04 Sep
  • Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, New Zealand Herald: Kaweh Kerami, PhD candidate in Development Studies, comments on the Taliban’s clashes with resistence fighters in the Panjshir Valley - 02 Sep

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Institute of Development Studies: Professor Andrea Cornwall, Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise), comments on the The SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry - 06 Sep
  • Le Temps: Philippe Cullet, Professor of International and Environmental Law, writes about Switzerland's notorious lack of ambition in climate policy - 02 Sep
  • BBC London Radio: David Wearing, Research Associate in Politics and International Relations, discusses racism in football following the England match against Hungary - 05 Sep
  • Jacobin: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, writes about US Imperialism amid the US withdrawl from Afghanistan - 04 Sep
  • The Telegraph (India): Sahana Bajpaie, Senior Teaching Fellow in Bengali, pays tribute to late author Buddhadeb Guha - 31 Aug
  • Times Higher Education: Mentions appointment of David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham, as Professor of Practice in the School of Law, Gender and Media - 02 Sep