SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 7-13 June

14 June 2022

Items related to Africa

  • Al Jazeera: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, discusses the Belgian king's visit to DR Congo and Belgium's attempts to reckon with its colonial past - 08 Jun
  • LBC, BC Radio Kent, TRT Newshour: Phil Clark, Professor of International Politics, discusses the UK-Rwanda immigration deal where refugees are planned to be deported to Rwanda - 11 Jun
  • South China Morning Post: Stephen Chan, Professor of Politics and International Relations, commented on Chinese economic investment in Zimbabwe amid growing demand for lithium - 13 Jun
  • Süddeutsche Zeitung: Laura Hammond, Professor of Development, comments on the threat of Somalia's four year drought and the risk of famine in the country - 13 Jun

Items related to Asia

  • Washington Post: Olivia Cheung, Research Fellow at the China Institute, comments on the the internal politics between China's political leaders - 09 Jun
  • Newsweek: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China-Russia relations - 09 Jun
  • The Straits Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the possibility of China’s top Taiwan affairs official Liu Jieyi becoming the next foreign minister - 10 Jun
  • Népszava: Steve Tsang, SOAS Chinese Institute, commented on China's approach to the war in Ukraine and the threat of secondary sanctions - 12 Jun
  • South China Morning Post: Soe Tjen Marching, Lecturer in Indonesian, recalls meeting Ahmad Syafi’i Ma’arif, the Islamic scholar following his passing - 08 Jun
  • BBC Radio 4: Tim Barrett, Professor Emeritus of East Asian History, discusses two of China’s greatest poets, Li Bai and Du Fu - 09 Jun
  • The Times: George Magnus Research Associate at the China Insitute, writes about how China's economic growth miracle may be coming to an end - 08 Jun
  • AP Direct: Sarbajit Mitra, Dctoral candidate, writes about the Hindi film ‘Shatranj ke Khilari’ - 13 Jun
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, explains the links between the British Monarchy and Japan, revealed in a major new exhibition at Buckingham Palace - 07 Jun
  • China Radio International: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, considers how the confidence vote in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson affects the government’s agenda and its foreign policy goals - 07 Jun
  • China In Context podcast: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate with the SOAS China Institute, discusses Xi Jinping`s global ambitions with Dr Bates Gill, Professor of Asia-Pacific Security Studies at Macquarie University in Sydney - 07 Jun
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, a SOAS MSc candidate, writes about China's military activity near Taiwan - 13 Jun

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Conversation, ForeignAffairs: Emma Crewe, Professor of Social Anthropology, writes about how government whips are losing their influence in UK Parliament - 10 Jun
  • University Registrars Talking About Stuff podcast: Khadir Meer, Chief Operating Officer and Registrar discusses SOAS and the political dimensions of university life - 13 Jun
  • Theos Think Tank: Simon Perfect, Researcher at SOAS, writes about his research on exploring the ways that economic insecurity affects how people relate to faith communities and other community groups. - 08 Jun
  • Oxford Mail: Former SOAS Director, Baroness Valerie Amos is awarded a ladyship from the Queen in Garter Day service - 13 Jun
  • Times of India: Coverage of the current Brunei Gallery exhibition, ‘Crafting Subversion: DIY and Decolonial Print’ - 11 Jun