SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 26 Oct - 1 Nov

2 November 2021

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Mundo: Steve Tsang, Director the China Insitute, comments on China's leader Xi Jinping's decision not to attend COP26 - 01 Nov
  • South China Morning Post: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on China- EU relations in light of the G20 in Rome - 01 Nov
  • CNN: Steve Tsang, Director the China Insitute, comments on China's leader Xi Jinping's continued strict Covid-19 measures - 01 Nov
  • Times Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on Taiwan's overseas Mandarin-language centres as an alternative to Confucius Institutes - 27 Oct
  • National Public Radio (NPR): Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the UK citizenship offer to Hong Kong citizens - 26 Oct
  • Geographical: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on whether China as the world's largest emitter of CO2 can and will turn the tide - 29 Oct
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes about an acute power shortage in China which has led to the closure of many factories and businesses - 29 Oct
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, writes an opinion piece recommending that Japan's prime minister should focus on reform rather than pressing private companies to increase the wages of their staff - 01 Nov
  • The Kootneeti:Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS considers the importance for India of reaching a deal on thermal fuel reduction at the Cop 26 climate summit in Glasgow - 26 Oct
  • BBC Wales: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS China Institute, explains the significance of the wedding of Japan's former princess Mako to a commoner and the reaction of the media - 26 Oct

Items related to Africa

  • The ConversationThe Zimbabwean, AllAfrica, Africa Leader: Andrew Newsham, Senior Lecturer, International Development writes about the lessons from Zimbabwe’s tobacco farmers for the COP26 climate change talks - 26 Oct
  • BBC History Magazine: Dr Wayne Dooling, Senior Lecturer in the History of Southern Africa,  answers listener questions on South Africa’s Apartheid regime - 26 Oct
  • Al Jazeera: Dr Marie Rodet, Reader in the History of Africa, comments on slavery in Mali - 29 Oct
  • The Conversation, AllAfrica, Africa Leader, GlobalCitizen: Nicolas Westcott, Research Associate in CISD, writes about the key messages from Africa which need to be addressed at #COP26Glasgow - 26 Oct
  • Pindula News, ZimbabweSituation: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, states that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has no time to meet and talk to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at COP26 - 01 Nov

Items related to the Middle East

  • Financial Times, Irish Times: Avinash Paliwal, Deputy Director of the South Asia Institute, comments on the possibility of future wars between Isis-K and the Taliban - 26 Oct
  • Le Monde Diplomatique: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development studies and International Relations, writes about the retreat of US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq - 29 Oct
  • Foreign Policy Magazine: Rana Osman, Doctoral researcher in Law comments on Sharia law and the Taliban - 28 Oct
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor in Israel studies, writes about the aims of the new peace centre in Israel - 26 Oct

Items related to other regions

  • Financial Times: Dr Kate Bayliss, Research Associate in Economics, comments on Southern Water's crisis - 31 Oct
  • University World News: Peter Sutoris, Research Affiliate in Anthropology, writes about what the term "Anthropocene" means for social sciences and humanities - 26 Oct
  • Tagesspiegel: Professor Ulrich Volz, Director, Centre for Sustainable Finance, writes about climate change threatening price stability- 28 Oct
  • Forbes: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow - Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes about Net Zero credibility - 28 Oct
  • Forbes: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow - Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes about the increased importance of the Nature-Based Solutions Market - 29 Oct
  • Forbes: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow - Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes that COVID-19 Recovery Investment Has Failed To 'Build Back Better' - 29 Oct
  • Forbes: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow - Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes about carbon markets - 29 Oct
  • Forbes: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow - Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes about whether Amazon finance its way to net zero - 27 Oct
  • British Library: Isabella Nardi, PhD student, writes about a painting of the Festival of the Seven Svarups which is now in the British Library - 26 Oct
  • The Guardian: Obituary to former SOAS colleague Andre Turton - 29 Oct
  • Medium: Julien Palliere, MA student in Ethnomusicology writes about the Global Expansion of Music Streaming - 27 Oct
  • The Times: Interview with SOAS alumn and England Rugby player, Maro Itoje - 28 Oct
  • Apollo Magazine: Coverage of the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition currently on display at the Brunei Gallery - 27 Oct