SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 7-13th Sept

14 September 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Guardian: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute, comments on future security risks and relations between India and the Taliban - 13 Sep
  • South China Morning Post: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute, comments on Chief of Pakistan’s ISI agency, Lieutenant-General Faiz Hameed's visit to Kabul - 08 Sep
  • The Wire: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute, comments on India's new visa policy for Afghans - 07 Sep
  • The Conversation, The Independent, ForeignAffairs: Satona Suzuki, Lecturer in Japanese and Modern Japanese History, writes about what the chances are of a woman becoming prime minister in Japan - 09 Sep
  • The Daily Telegraph: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Xi Jinping's control in China - 12 Sep
  • Bloomberg, The Straits Times, Japan Times, Taipei Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on public debate in China surrounding President Xi Jinping’s push for “common prosperity” - 07 Sep
  • Al Jazeera: Xiaoning Lu, Reader in Modern Chinese Culture and Language, discusses whether China is undergoing a new 'cultural revolution' - 13 Sep
  • BBC Radio 4: Subir Sinha, Reader in Institutions and Development discusses Indian activist Sunderlal Bahuguna - 12 Sep
  • BBC World Service Radio: Sarah Parsons, Teaching Fellow at the School of Finance and Management discusses challenge of sustainable gender equality in Japan - 10 Sep
  • Eurasia Review: Michael Hutt, Emeritus Professor of Nepali and Himalayan Studies, writes about the appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba, leader of the Nepali Congress party as Prime Minister by order of Nepal’s Supreme Court - 12 Sep

Items related to the Middle East

  • The New York Times: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development Studies, comments on Afghan and Western corruption in the war on terror - 13 Sep
  • Arab News: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor of Conflict and Development studies, comments on relations between Daesh and the Taliban - 07 Sep
  • The National Interest: Jonathan Goodhand comments on what the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan could mean for the country's heroin trade - 07 Sep
  • Labour Hub, Rebelion: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, writes about the consequences of attempted US expansionism in the ‘Greater Middle East' post-9/11 - 10 Sep
  • Financial Times: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute, comments on how the Taliban are using Afghan media outlet Tolo News - 12 Sep
  • Financial Times: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute, comments on the Taliban's new cabinet in Afghanistan - 08 Sep
  • Workers Liberty: Interview with Masters student Maidi Askari on the Hazara community in the UK and Afghanistan - 09 Sep

Items related to Africa

  • Player.fm: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, discusses the recent coup in Guinea - 11 Sep
  • Zitamar News, The Rwandan: Phil Clark, Professor in International Politics, comments on Rwanda's military intervention in Mozambique - 12 Sep

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Blog HEPI: SOAS Director, Professor Adam Habib, writes about internationalisation in Higher Education - 13 Sep
  • BBC Radio Manchester: David Wearing, Research Associate ain Politics and International Studies, discusses the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in the US - 12 Sep
  • OpenGlobalRights: Dr Dan Plesch, Professor of Diplomacy and Strategy, writes about Women and the UN: a new history of women’s international human rights - 10 Sep
  • The Times: Letter to the Times by Burzine Waghmar, South Asia Institute member, on Foreign Office diplomats and the teaching of Pashto and Uighur among other critical regional languages - 07 Sep
  • Emerging Risks: Dr Yannis Dafermos, senior lecturer in Economics and Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance comment on their recent report with Greenpeace and the German Institute for Economic Research, "The Price of Hesitation: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Price - 10 Sep
  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,Greenpeace, Die Zeit, Die Welt, RP Online: Coverage Centre of Sustainable Finance report with Greenpeace and German Institute for Economic Research report "The Price of Hesitation: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Price Stability and What the ECB Must Do about It” - 09 Sep
  • The Caterer: Andrew Wong, Research Associate at the Centre of Food studies, wins the Cateys 2021: Chef Award - 08 Sep
  • Young Fabians: PhD student Jack Clayton writes about the American withdrawal from Afghanistan and what it means for American foreign policy going forward - 11 Sep
  • Asian-Voice: Law student Dev Patel receives Brent Youth Leader Award - 08 Sep