SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 28 Sept - 4 Oct

5 October 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Times Higher Education: Adam Habib, SOAS Director, comments on the rise of Asia and what this means for academic engagement with the region - 30 Sep
  • Associated Press, The Independent, Politico, Daily Mail: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China's tightening political control of internet giants - 03 Oct
  • Daily Mail, The Australian, Times of India: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China clamping down on pop culture in a bid to 'control' youth - 29 Sep
  • Redaction Politics: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the AUKUS deal and what this new military pact will mean for relations with China - 29 Sep
  • Times Radio: Hazel Smith, Professorial  Research Associate at the Centre of Korean studies comments on North Korea's recent missile tests (from 02:46) - 29 Sep
  • The Hindu: Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the South Asia Institute speaks about Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan’s description of the Taliban as Pashtun nationalists - 02 Oct
  • Bloomberg: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Insitute, comments on China's regulatory crackdown on the private sector - 29 Sep
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at China Institute writes about the challenge of persuding China and India to switching to green energy - 30 Sep
  • Arirang TV: Hassan Fiaz, Social Sciences Librarian discussed the involvement of K-pop superstars BTS at this year's UN General Assembly, alongside the significance of South Korea's soft power and growing cultural influence in world politics - Sep 

Items related to the Middle East

  • BBC News: Trevor Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, comments on Yemeni skyscraper style of architecture - 04 Oct
  • CNN: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development studies, comments on Afghan opium farmers - 29 Sep
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, writes that it is ‘Wishful thinking’ that Hamas will sign a peace accord with Israel - 01 Oct  

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Arts and Collections International: Dr Malcolm McNeill, Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art, comments on architect turned artist Raymond Fung’s contemporary ink landscapes in Europe - 28 Sep
  • Antiques Trade Gazette: Coverage of the Brunei Gallery and The Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition: Collectors, Curators and Connoisseurs: A Century of the Oriental Ceramic Society. - 04 Oct
  • Metro: Upcoming SOAS events and the Brunei Gallery's Our Sophisticated Weapon: Posters of the Mozambican Revolution is featured - 01 Oct
  • Engineering News, Mining Weekly: Coverage of the SOAS and Standard Bank Climate Summit: Africa's Journey to Net-Zero - 04 Oct