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The Soundscapes of Tajik shrines in Xinjiang, China

The Soundscapes of Tajik shrines in Xinjiang, China Aynur Kadir There are more than 50,000 Tajiks living in China, the majority in the Tashkurgan area of Xinjiang which borders on Tajikistan. They follow the Ismaili branch of Shi’aIslam, and they… Read More ›

From Spiritual Soundscape to Musical Soundscape

From Spiritual Soundscape to Musical Soundscape: Nurjan Hapiz, a brother who sings his beliefs Mukaddas Mijit (University of Paris, Nanterre, France) (This podcast is also available on our Sound Islam China Youtube channel: http://youtu.be/UrlHErjtg_c) READ:  http://www.soundislamchina.org/?p=812  

Head-Wagging and Obscene Music

Keynote lecture “Head-Wagging and Obscene Music:  Conflicts over Sound on the Qing-Muslim Frontiers.” Jonathan Lipman (Mount Holyoke College, USA). (This podcast is also available on our Sound Islam China Youtube channel: http://youtu.be/WV3o2vq7sRA)

From Spiritual Soundscape to Musical Soundscape: Nurjan Hapiz

From Spiritual Soundscape to Musical Soundscape: Nurjan Hapiz, a brother who sings his beliefs Mukaddas Mijit (University of Paris, Nanterre, France)   Islamic Soundscape of China conference at SOAS, on January 10, 2014, University of London   Abstract In the… Read More ›

Creating a sufi soundscape

Creating a sufi soundscape: recitation (dhikr) and spiritual audition (samā‘)  according to ahmad kāsānī dahbidī (d. 1542) Alexandre Papas Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris Introduction In both Central Asia and China, as in other Muslim societies, discussions and… Read More ›

Continuity of Musical Tradition: Performance of Islamic Stories among the Uyghur

Mutellip Iqbal  (PhD Student, Sociology Department, Istanbul University) Uyghur religious narratives are full of heroic stories and magical events.  With the spreading of Islam in Central Asia, worshippers not only accepted Islamic doctrines, but also enjoyed stories about the foundation and… Read More ›

Islamic Soundscapes of China Programme and Abstracts

Islamic Soundscapes of China Conference Keynote speaker: Professor Jonathan Lipman Date: 10 January 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Finishes: 10 January 2014 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 116     In recent years, with the rising global connectedness of China’s… Read More ›

Islamic Soundscapes of China call for papers

Keynote speaker: Professor Jonathan Lipman Date: 10 January 2014Time: 10:00 AM Finishes: 10 January 2014Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: TBC Type of Event: Conference Call for Papers In recent years, with the rising global connectedness of China’s Muslims, the topic of Islam in China… Read More ›