• Internazionale, 27 October 2017

    October 27, 2017

    My essay on the Rohingya crisis has been reprinted in today’s Internazionale, in Italian, alongside contributions from Francis Wade and Thant Myint U. You can read it here.  

  • Quoted in The Guardian, 24 October 2017

    October 24, 2017

    I am quoted in today’s Guardian, responding to a Eurosceptic Tory MP’s efforts to “gather information” on teaching on the EU in British universities (i.e. to intimidate Remainer academics). Naturally, I tell him to buzz off. UPDATE: the story (and my quotation) is recycled in the Evening Standard, The Times, and RT, and I also […]

  • RT appearance, 19 October 2017

    October 20, 2017

    I appeared on RT to discuss the government’s proposals to impose fines on or even de-register universities that fail to uphold freedom of speech. You can see the clip here.  

  • The Rohingya Crisis

    October 15, 2017

    Since late August 2017, over 530,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forcibly displaced from Myanmar into Bangladesh. I’ve been quite busy trying to improve public and policymakers’ understanding of the causes of the violence and possibly policies to address it. I wrote a long piece for New Mandala explaining why the exodus is not simply produced […]

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