SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 21 December 2021 - 3 January 2022

5 January 2022

Items related to Asia

  • The Daily Telegraph: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, comments on how Myanmar's military coup fallout has turned the country into world’s largest synthetic drugs hotspot - 28 Dec
  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, writes about India's relations with Myanmar and the Taliban in Afghanistan - 29 Dec
  • The Daily Telegraph: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on Chinese leader Xi Jinping reviving a communist tradition from the Mao era of "criticism and self-criticism" - 29 Dec
  • Bloomberg, The Straits Times, Japan Times, Taipei Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on the increase in terrorism arrests in Hong Kong since the National Security Law was introduced - 21 Dec
  • The Straits Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute comments on Chinese leader, Xi Jinping's claims that the country is moreof a genuine democracy than those in the West - 31 Dec
  • France24: Subir Sinha, Reader in Theory and Politics of Development, discussed the attacks on Christians in India - 29 Dec
  • The Guardian: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes whether China's GSP will ever over take the US - 28 Dec
  • Financial Times: Kuan-Cheng Chen, Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan Studies, writes a letter in the FT about the recent referendum votes in Taiwan - 22 Dec
  • Taipei Times, Taiwan Insight: Ian Inkster, Research Associate at the Centre of Taiwan studies, wrties about the problem with referendums amid the recent referendum votes in Taiwan - 31 Dec
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, explains how the debate over whether to boycott the Beijing Olympics presents dilemmas for politicians and sports organisations in Japan - 26 Dec
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute looks at how events in China affected the performance of shares on the Tokyo stock exchange in 2021- 30 Dec
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes about the head of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, MI6 warning of a security threat from China - 28 Dec
  • BBC World Service: Duncan Bartlett Research Associate at the China Institute discusses Amazon`s decision to remove negative reviews of Xi Jinping's book “The governance of China” from its Chinese website - 22 Dec
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, MSc student in International Politics with a focus on China, writes about key political stories surrounding China over the past week - 27 Dec
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, MSc student in International Politics with a focus on China, writes about the book, film and art that made the biggest headlines in China in 2021 - 29 Dec

Items related to Africa

  • The Guardian: Dr Michael W Thomas, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, recommends the Ethiopian documentary, Faya Dayi as one of the best African films of 2021 - 24 Dec
  • BBC Africa: Interview with musician and SOAS Senior Teaching Fellow Kadialy Kouyate - 03 Jan
  • Business Day (South Africa): Ryan Dusty, Masters student in finance and economics, writes about local government collations in South Africa and questions how long they will last - 29 Dec

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Conversation, The Scotsman, Australian Times, Raw Story, News24 (South Africa)City Press: Dina Matar, Director of the Centre for Global Media and Communication reflects on how 2021 was a grim year for journalists and free speech - 23 Dec
  • The Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Isreal studies, reviews the book, The European Left and the Jewish Question 1848-1992 - 30 Dec
  • Progressive Economy Forum: Guy Standing, Research Associate in Economics, writes that Labour should not back another furlough scheme in the UK - 30 Dec
  • China Radio International: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at theChina Institute analyses the impact of Brexit on the political and economic situation in the UK -30 Dec
  • PV Magazine, FocusTechnica: Felicia Jackson, Teaching Fellow - Global Energy and Climate Policy, writes about the EU’s Sustainable Taxonomy - 03 Jan
  • Abundant Art: Lian Lakhope, MA student in Global Media and Communications, reviews the play, Ocean at the End of the Lane at the Duke of York's Theatre - 21 Dec
  • Abundant Art: Lian Lakhope, MA student in Global Media and Communications, reviews Anna Karenina at Guildhall School of Music and Drama - 22 Dec
  • The Salt Lake Tribune: Toph Cottle, Masters student in devlopment economics, writes about Mitt Romney’s child tax credit plan and why it deserves support - 29 Dec
  • City Matters: Coverage of SOAS ranking in the top 25 in the UK in the THE's World Reputation Rankings 2021 - 21 Dec