SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 16-22 November

23 November 2021

Items related to Asia

  • CNN, FOX News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on the WTA's threat to quit China over the disappearance of tennis player Peng Shuai - 19 Nov
  • Bloomberg, China Digital Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on the disappearance of tennis player Peng Shuai, after her claim of sexual harassment by former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli - 19 Nov
  • Daily Express, Brinkwire: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on China Evergrande's share price dropping and the fear of a global financial crash - 22 Nov
  • TIME: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on the China-US divide ahead of President Biden and Xi Jinping's summit - 17 Nov
  • Wall Street JournalRussia Today: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, discusses the elevation of Xi Jinping to secure his political future as China's leader - 18 Nov
  • Supchina: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on Taiwan’s education soft power push - 18 Nov
  • Newsweek: Dr Andrea Janku, Senior Lecturer in the History of China, discusses 10 historical questions that could get you arrested in China - 20 Nov
  • Business of Fashion: Xiaoning Lu, Reader in modern Chinese culture and language, comments on China's attempts to ban "Effeminate Men" - 16 Nov
  • The Wire - India: Vidya Venkat, PhD researcher in Anthropology comments on the farm laws' repeal and what it means for democracy in India - 20 Nov
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute considers the virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden and what it means for the balance of power in Asia - 18 Nov
  • The DiplomatJapan Times: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at SOAS, analyses Japan's approach to becoming carbon neutral and the speech given by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the Cop-26 conference in Glasgow - 17 Nov
  • China In Context: Qinduo Xu, a political analyst from China`s Pangoal Institution shares his views on Xi Jinping`s climate policy during the Cop-26 conference in Glasgow. The podcast is hosted by Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute - 16 Nov

Items related to Africa

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Conversation, Irish Sun, Japan Herald, ThePrint: María José Romero, PhD candidate in Development Economics, contributes to a collaborative piece about how Peru has the highest Covid death rate in the world - 16 Nov
  • Il Post: Marie Rodet, Reader in the History of Africa, comments on the debate of returning ancient artifacts - 17 Nov
  • Mediendienst Integration: Interview with Kelly Greenhill, Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor at SOAS about the Belarusian government using refugees at the Belarus-Poland border for strategic purposes - 16 Nov