Tag Archive for ‘China’s Hui muslim (Dungan)’

Urumchi Soundwalks

Urumchi Soundwalks Conducting a series of soundwalks is a good way to gauge the range and diversity of the different mosques in Urumchi and to discern, en route, the ‘keynotes,’ ‘signals’ and ‘soundmarks’ of the surrounding city. Experimenting with phone-based… Read More ›

The Silent Loud: Voice, Faith, and the Practice of Listening in China’s Jahriyya Sufism

Guangtian Ha  (SOAS, University of London) (Please do not cite or circulate without the author’s permission) Though many Jahriyya Sufis in China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region would hesitate to designate their daily recitation as a form of musical performance, they… Read More ›