SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 19-25 July

26 July 2022

Items related to Africa

  • Quartz, Daily Nation: Ida Hadjivayanis, Lecturer in Swahili, comments on the adaptation of Swahili by bilingual speakers of the language and English - 19 Jul
  • VOA Chinese: Stephen Chan, Professor of Politics and International Relations, comments on the debt crisis and China's loans to African countries who have high debts - 19 Jul

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Radio 5 Live: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, discusses Rishi Sunak's harder stance on China amid the UK Conversative leadership race - 24 Jul
  • The I: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments that China's 2015 Industrial Strategy was devised to reduce China’s dependence on cutting-edge Western technologies - 21 Jul
  • CNN Portugal: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute comments on China's relationship with Europe - 24 Jul
  • Politifact, Channels Television: Satona Suzuki, Lecturer in modern Japanese history, comments on the assassination of former Japanese PM, Shinzo Abe - 25 Jul
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Intitute, considers whether debt cancellation – or even reparations – are needed to help fund Asia’s response to climate change - 20 Jul
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett examines what Japan’s annual white paper on defence says about China and North Korea - 25 Jul
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett and Professor Steve Tsang from the China Institute, discusses how the Communist Party responds to the issue of wealth inequality through an approach known as “common prosperity” - 19 Jul
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, MSc student in International Politics with a focus on China, writes that Chinese plans to construct more highways along LAC in response to the border stand-off with India - 25 Jul
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, MSc student in International Politics with a focus on China, writes about how the war in Ukraine is making China think of alternatives for the Belt Road Initiative in Eurasia - 20 Jul

Items related to the Middle East

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The I: Dan Plesch, Professor of Diplomacy and Strategy, comments on the arms trade and defence spending in the UK - 22 Jul
  • BBC Arabic: Dounia Mahlouly, Lecturer in Global Media, comments on Big Data and how our personal data is used by media companies - 21 Jul
  • Americas Quarterly: Amir Lebdioui, Lecturer in Political Economy of Development, writes about why Latin America needs a Green new deal - 21 Jul
  • Jerusalem Post: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel studies, reviews Danny Orbach’s Fugitives: A History of Nazi Mercenaries during the Cold War - 23 Jul
  • Salaamedia: ICOP's Nina Arif discussed the screening of the Julian Assange documentary at SOAS on 20 July - 20 Jul