SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 26 July - 1 August

2 August 2022

Items related to Asia

  • Deutsche Welle, Daily Express: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China's reaction to Nancy Pelosi's impending visit to Taiwan - 01 Aug
  • The I: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the timing of Nancy Pelosi's planned visit to Taiwan and what it could mean for US-China tensions - 28 Jul
  • Le Monde: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on Xi Jinping and Joe Biden's meeting on Taiwan amid Nancy Pelosi's planned visit - 29 Jul
  • The Times: Steve Tsang, writes a letter to the Times about what is missing by the two candidates in the Tory leadership race in their approach to China - 26 Jul
  • VOA NewsGlobalSecurity: Steve Tsang, predicts worsening UK-China relations if rhetoric of the Tory leadership contest is heeded by the new Prime Minister - 28 Jul
  • Hong Kong Free Press: Steve Tsang, comments on the battle for Hong Kong's history amid China editing school textbooks and censoring specific versions of events - 31 Jul
  • Fortune: Steve Tsang, comments on China's economy and Xi Jinping's plans for a third term - 01 Aug
  • South China Morning Post: Robert Barnett, Emeritus Professor of Tibetan studies, comments on Hong Kong's parliament in exile as activists plan to vote for 'Hong Kong parliament' abroad - 27 Jul
  • The Times: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes about Western companies adapting to Chinese governance policies and requirements - 28 Jul
  • Times Radio: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the SOAS China Institute, analyses a conversation about Taiwan between Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden - 20 Jul
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett and Professor John Fitzgerald debate how the concepts of nationalism and patriotism have developed in the era of Xi Jinping - 26 Jul
  • Nikkei Asia: Salman Rafi, PhD student in Politics and International Studies, writes about contemporary Pakistan-China relations - 01 Aug
  • ThePrint: Aadil Brar, MSc student in International Politics with a focus on China, writes about the prospect of Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan putting China on edge - 01 Aug
  • ThePrint: A report on 'India at 75: In Review,' a conference held at SOAS (1 - 3 August) exploring the growth of India after 75 years of independence - 01 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • The Zimbabwe Mail, Bulawayo24 News: Stephen Chan, Professor of Politics and International Relations, comments on the downfall of Zimbabwe's President, Emmerson Mnangagwa - 31 Jul

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • Syndication Bureau: Michael Jennings, Reader in International Development, writes about Monkeypox and the dangers of misnaming diseases - 26 Jul
  • The New Arab: Paul O'Connell, Reader in Law, writes about The Forde Report and how Anti-Semitism was weaponised internally against Jeremy Corbyn to undermine his leadership - 27 Jul
  • The Sunday Telegraph: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, comments on the prospects for Jews living in Russia in the light of worsening civil rights - 31 Jul
  • Plus61J:  Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel Studies, writes about why Russia is threating Jewish agency - 29 Jul
  • Financial Times: Verity Postlethwaite, Research Associate at the Japan Research Centre, comments on attempts to make the Commonwealth Games more relevant - 28 Jul
  • New Age (Bangladesh): Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies, writes about the loss of the sea as a common resource - 31 Jul