SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 5-11 October

12 October 2021

Items related to Asia

  • The Independent, Izvestia: Dafydd Fell, Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies, comments on China’s intensifying military presence in Taiwanese airspace - 05 Oct
  • The I: Dafydd Fell, Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies, comments on how Taiwan’s response to Covid-19 is a global success story - 08 Oct
  • Deutsche Welle: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China's crackdown on the business in the private sector - 07 Oct
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on Carrie Lam's political career as Hong Kong's leader - 11 Oct
  • South China Morning Post: Dr Stacey Pierson, Reader in the History of Chinese Ceramics, comments on the Oriental Ceramic Society (OCS) centenary year and the upcoming exhibition at Brunei Gallery - 09 Oct
  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International relations, writes about spike in targeted killings of Hindus and Sikhs and domestic politics issues in Kashmir - 09 Oct
  • Fabian Society: Gurharpal Singh, Emeritus Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies, writes about the farmers protests in India and the recent killing of four of them - 07 Oct
  • The Kootneeti: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS considers the causes of the Indian energy crisis and the similarities to the energy shortage in Northern China -11 Oct
  • China In Context: Professor Bob Ash from SOAS discusses how China has overcome periods of famine to create a sophisticated food supply system to feed its citizens, in a podcast with Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at China Institute - 05 Oct

Items related to Africa

  • Al Jazeera, DNyuz: Ida Hadjivayanis, Lecturer of Swahili studies, comments on Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Nobel Prize win and the reaction in Tanzania - 09 Oct
  • RTVE: Dr Estrella Sendra Fernández, Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies, discusses the 9th anniversary of Wiriko, a Spanish online magazine of African Arts and Cultures - 05 Oct

Items related to the Middle East

  • Times Radio: David Wearing, Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Politics and International Relations, comments on Newcastle United's Saudi deal (listen from 02.24.42) - 08 Oct

Items related to other regions/SOAS General 

  • African Shapers, 500 Words Mag, Arab News (Saudi Arabia): Coverage of Zeinab Badawi appointment as President of SOAS - 06 Oct
  • University World News: Re-published article of SOAS Director, Professor Adam Habib's HEPI blog about internationalisation in Higher Education - 09 Oct
  • CNN: Lisa Tilley, Lecturer in Development Studies, comments on anti-trans rhetoric in the British media - 09 Oct
  • Forbes: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow in Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes whether universal sustainability standards and ESG reporting are the key to net zero - 05 Oct
  • History Today: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel studies, writes about the Nazi's 1930s spy ring who informed on technological advances in the defence industries - 08 Oct
  • Camden New Journal, Islington Tribune: Interview with Dr Polly Savage, Lecturer in the Art History of Africa about her exhibition Our Sophisticated Weapon: Posters of the Mozambican Revolution at the Brunei Gallery - 08 Oct
  • ART AFRICA: Coverage of the new exhibtion at the Brunei Gallery: Our Sophisticated Weapon: Posters of the Mozambican Revolution - 08 Oct
  • House & Garden: Coverage of the Brunei Gallery and The Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition: Collectors, Curators and Connoisseurs: A Century of the Oriental Ceramic Society - 11 Oct
  • BBC News: Feature on SOAS alumn and England Rugby player, Maro Itoje - 10 Oct
  • Evening Standard: Interview with SOAS alum and Director of Frieze London, Eva Langret - 06 Oct