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SOAS in the Media: 2-8 August

9 August 2022

Items related to Asia

  • BBC Radio 5 Live: Professor Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, discusses Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan - 03 Aug
  • BBC News, Daily Mail: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and what this means for US-China-Taiwan relations - 03 Aug
  • The I, LBC: Steve Tsang discusses whether China will invade Taiwan - 04 Aug
  • Newsweek: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on China's increased military presence around Taiwan - 04 Aug
  • DW News, Daily Mail: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and what this means for US-China-Taiwan relations - 02 Aug
  • France24, ABC, Frankfurter Rundschau, Münchner Merkur: Steve Tsang comments on Xi Jinping's plan to secure a third term and his need to be seen as politically “strong man” - 03 Aug
  • Times Radio: Dafydd Fell, Reader in Comparative Politics (with special reference to Taiwan), discusses Taiwan-China relations. - 06 Aug
  • Washington Post: Dafydd Fell, Reader in Comparative Politics (with special reference to Taiwan), comments on how President Eisenhower's visit to Taiwan hints at what Nancy Pelosi's visit could bring - 03 Aug
  • Fortune: Dafydd Fell comments on the risks of Mark Liu, Chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. meeting with Nancy Pelosi - 03 Aug
  • BBC World: Dafydd Fell- discussed tensions between Taiwan and China following the visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - 05 Aug
  • Intelligence Squared: Dr Satona Suzuki, Lecturer in Japanese and Modern Japanese History, discusses Shinzo Abe's legacy and Japan's future - 05 Aug
  • South China Morning Post: Samuel Lai Dic-sum, PhD researcher, comments on the closure of one of the oldest traditional cha chaan tengs in Hong Kong, Mido Cafe - 06 Aug
  • Republic TV: Burzine Waghmar, member of the South Asia Institute, discusses Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit as Xi Jinping seeks a third term in office - 2 Aug
  • Times Radio: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, explains China’s reaction to the arrival in Taiwan by US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi - 02 Aug
  • Asian Affairs: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, appraises police reports about the killing of former Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe - 02 Aug
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett analyses China’s rhetoric in relation to a planned trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi  - 02 Aug
  • BBC Radio 4: Duncan Bartlett analyses the military activities of the People’s Liberation Army in the vicinity of Taiwan - 05 Aug
  • Times Radio: Duncan Bartlett explains why China continued with military exercises beyond the deadline they originally set - 08 Aug

Items related to Africa

  • The Zimbabwean: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on the need for community consultation on new foreign investment projects in Zimbabwe - 03 Aug

Items related to the Middle East

  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, writes about why Afghanistan remains a critical global issue a year after the Taliban took over - 06 Aug
  • Hindustan Times: Avinash Paliwal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, comments on the killing of al-Qaeda Ayman al-Zawahiri by the US military in Afghanistan - 02 Aug
  • The New Arab: Dr. Nimer Sultany, Reader in Public Law writes about how Israel is weaponising citizenship against Palestinians - 02 Aug

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The Guardian: Olivette Otele, Professor of Law, writes about the life of Roy Hackett, a civil rights campaigner who led one of the bus boycott against racial discrimination in Bristol - 03 Aug
  • BBC News: Subir Sinha, Reader in the Theory and Politics of Development, comments on the increase in social activism among Generation Z - 07 Aug
  • Foreign Affairs: Leslie Vinjamuri, Reader in International Relations, writes about how Brexit and Boris broke Britain - 03 Aug
  • BBC News: Gurharpal Singh, Emeritus Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies, comments on the plight of Ugandan Asians to Leicester and the image of refugees - 03 Aug
  • Theos Think Tank: SOAS Researcher, Simon Perfect, writes about his research on public attitudes towards death, dying and the afterlife in the UK - 08 Aug
  • Young Fabians: Jack Clayton, PhD student in International Relations, writes about whether the US is close to a second civil war - 06 Aug