In the Media

ODID academics are frequently called on by the media for comment and analysis on topical issues, drawing on their specialist knowledge to bring depth and objectivity to current debates.

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06 Aug, 2016
‘The Problem with the 21st Century Panglong Conference’. Richard Dolan writes for The Diplomat
05 Aug, 2016
'Destination Europe: Final Thoughts'. Alexander Betts interviewed on BBC World Service's The Compass
27 Jul, 2016
'The Brexit vote raises more questions than answers'. Matthew Willner-Reid writes for Open Democracy
23 Jul, 2016
'The Gujarat model: what violence in the name of cow protection tells us about BJP's caste politics'. Nikita Sud writes for
18 Jul, 2016
'The UN had to go, but is Liberia really prepared for peace?'. Robtel Neajai Pailey writes in The Conversation
18 Jul, 2016
'Why a hashtag Isn’t enough for a revolution in Zimbabwe'. Miles Tendi writes on social media activism in Zimbabwe in Foreign Policy
13 Jul, 2016
'Brexit: avoiding the wrong conclusions'. Alexander Betts interviewed by Refugees Deeply
11 Jul, 2016
Four post-Brexit steps toward a more inclusive world. Alexander Betts on TEDTalks
15 Jun, 2016
'Why it is crucial to locate the "African" in African Studies'. Robtel Neajai Pailey writes in The Conversation
10 Jun, 2016
'China should continue to invest in science and technology'. Xiaolan Fu interviewed by China Daily