SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 4-10 January

11 January 2022

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Monocle Radio: Bhavna Dave, Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Central Asia discusses the situation in Kazakhstan amid protests in the country - 05 Jan
  • Al Jazeera: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on diplomatic boycotts of the upcoming Winter Olympics in China by Western governments - 04 Jan
  • Hong Kong News: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the incumbent president of Hong Kong’s legislature re-election to the post after running unopposed - 05 Jan
  • Nikkei Asia: Avinash Paliwal, Associate Professor of international relations comments on an increase in drugs trafficking to India from Myanmmar and Afghanistan - 04 Jan
  • France24: Subir Sinha, Reader in Theory and Politics of Development, discusses the targeted harassment of Muslim women and Dalits in India and Islamophobia in the country - 05 Jan
  • The Conversation, ForeignAffairs.co.nz: Yan-ho Lai, PhD Candidate in Law, writes about how colonial-era laws are being used to shut down independent journalism in Hong Kong - 10 Jan
  • Taiwan Insight: Ian Inkster, Professorial Research Associate at the Center of Taiwan Studies, writes about covid impacts on Taiwan's political economy - 07 Jan
  • The Kootneeti: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute discusses the warnings from Kim Jong-Un that North Korea faces “a life or death struggle” over Covid and economic problems - 04 Jan
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, hosts a podcast discussing the dramatic changes in the relationship between China and Australia with Dr Bates Gill, Chair, China Policy Centre, Macquarie University, Sydney -04 Jan
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, MSc student in International Politics with a focus on China, writes about key political stories surrounding China over the past week - 10 Jan

Items related to Africa

  • BBC World Service Radio: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, discusses China's foreign minister's tour of Africa, specially China's interest in Eritrea - 06 Jan
  • Daily News Zimbabwe: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on Zimbabwean politics - 09 Jan

Items related to the Middle East

  • The Markaz Review: Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations reviews Unsilencing Gaza: Reflections on Resistance by Sara Roy - 10 Jan
  • Daily Mail: Yair Wallach, Senior Lecturer in Israeli Studies, comments on accusations of anti-Semitism against Emma Watson after expressing her support for Palestinians - 05 Jan

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Guardian: Interview with SOAS Director Professor Adam Habib - 08 Jan
  • Bloomberg Law, OilPrice, Gulf Times: Coverage of SOAS study on Alternatives for Greening the Bank of England's Corporate Bond Purchases led by Dr Yannis Dafermos, Senior Lecturer in Economics - 07 Jan: Coverage of SOAS study on Alternatives for Greening the Bank of England's Corporate Bond Purchases led by Dr Yannis Dafermos, Senior Lecturer in Economics - 07 Jan: Coverage of SOAS study on Alternatives for Greening the Bank of England's Corporate Bond Purchases led by Dr Yannis Dafermos, Senior Lecturer in Economics - 07 Jan