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Sounding Islam in China- An AHRC Research Network, SOAS, University of London. Over 20 million Muslims live in China, but there persists a deep-seated view of Muslims in China as marginal to the Islamic world. In recent years, however, the topic of Islam in China has become of greater interest to policy makers and to academics.
Sounding Islam in China- An AHRC Research Network, SOAS, University of London. Over 20 million Muslims live in China, but there persists a deep-seated view of Muslims in China as marginal to the Islamic world. In recent years, however, the topic of Islam in China has become of greater interest to policy makers and to academics.

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Islamic extremism, song and dance, and sonic territoriality Rachel Harris (SOAS, University of London) In her 2013 book, ‘Taming Tibet’, Emily Yeh uses the term ‘territorialisation’ to describe the process of naturalising the Tibetans’ association with…
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Date: 27 March 2017 Time: 12:00 PM Finishes: 29 March 2017 Time: 6:30 PM Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Djam Lecture Theatre /Senate House Lecture Theatre   Type of Event: Conference Recent decades have seen increasing global connectedness…
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Recorded by Guangtian Ha. Kunming, Yunnan Province. August 2015. The rapid development of the Internet in China has made a large amount of Islamic recitations, both of the Holy Qur’an and of numerous praises of the Prophet, readily available to an…
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Timothy Grose Assistant Professor of China Studies Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology The mosque in Xiahe, Gansu Province (locally referred to as the Xiahe 夏河 or Labrang 拉卜楞 Mosque), sits on the residential “outskirts” (Ch. tawa 塔哇; Tib. mtha’ba) of…
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Recorded by Guangtian Ha. Xiaozhai, Ludian County, Yunnan Province. August 2015. Voices of Jahriyya Sufism is strongly gendered. Women are often not allowed to join men in collective recitation. They may participate in the rituals as passive listeners,…
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  27-29 March 2017   SOAS, University of London   CALL FOR PAPERS Recent decades have seen increasing global connectedness and rapid changes in Islamic belief and practice in China, across a sphere characterised by great diversity in histories of…
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There are seven main mosques in Shanghai. As Shanghai has expanded many have been moved, on multiple occasions. The oldest, at over 600 years old, is far out in the south-western suburban district of Songjiang (松江区) and is the exception that proves this…
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