SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 30 Aug - 5 Sept 2022

6 September 2022

Items related to Africa

  • The Conversation, AllAfrica, The African Mirror, The Star (Kenya): Awino Okech, Associate Professor in Political Sociology, writes about 4 lessons from Serena Williams for sportswomen in Africa - 01 Sept 
  • Times Higher Education: Adam Habib, Director of SOAS, comments on the demands for Higher Education in Africa - 01 Sept
  • University World News: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Professor of Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies, comments on how the conflict over Tigray can only be resolved through peaceful means - 01 Sept
  • South China Morning Post: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, comments on China's naming of a new special representative for African affairs - 01 Sept
  • AllAfrica: Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, writes about Hakainde Hichilema, President of Zambia's first year in post - 01 Sept

Items related to Asia 

  • Reuters, Al Jazeera, NBC News: Steve Tsang, comments on China's plans to hold 20th Communist Party congress from 16 October - 30 Aug
  • Financial Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute,  comments on China’s president Xi Jinping plans to travel to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan this month - 05 Sept
  • The I: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on Xi Jinping's hopes to become China’s dictator for life - 03 Sept
  • Asian Affairs: Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at the South Asia Institute, writes about Imran Khan's attempted comeback and the Pakistan army's corruption - 30 Aug
  • Taiwan Insight: Ian Inkster, writes about the Tory leadership candidates, Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak and whether they would be good for Taiwan or indifferent - 01 Sept 
  • Times Radio: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, comments on Liz Truss' foreign policy and what it means for relations with China - 30 Aug

Items related to the Middle East

  • The Guardian, Eastern Eye, Arab News: Annabelle Sreberny, Professor Emeritus at the Centre of Iranian studies, comments on Iran's focus on making the wearing hijabs complusory via the use of facial recognition technology - 05 Sept 

Items related to other regions/ SOAS General

  • The Conversation, ForeignAffairs: Dan Plesch, Professor at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, writes about the Ukraine war and the death of Mikhail Gorbachev - 01 Sept 
  • The Scotsman: Olivette Otele, Distinguished Professor of the Legacies and Memory of Slavery, was in conversation with Barrister and writer Philippe Sand at the Edinburgh International Festival - 30 Aug
  • BBC News Hindi: Subir Sinha, Reader in the Theory and Politics of Development, comments on the appointment of Liz Truss as Tory leader and the UK's next Prime Minister - 05 Sept
  • The Jewish Chronicle: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel studies, writes about Mikhail Gorbachev's role in transforming the place of Jews in Russia - 31 Aug
  • Progressive Economy Forum: Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate in Development studies, writes about how now is the time for UBI - 05 Sept 
  • Art Daily: Dr. Chih-En Chen, comments on the 14th century copper-glazed Chinese vessel which leads Heritage's Asian Art Auction - 01 Sept