Tag Archive for ‘SiC’

Islamic extremism, song and dance, and sonic territoriality

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 the Chinese state, and… Read More ›

Ethnographies of Islam in China

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 transmission, socio-economic… Read More ›

Ethnographies of Islam in China

  Ethnographies of Islam in China An International Conference 27-29 March 2017 SOAS, University of London Themes: The Islamic resurgence in China Circulation, authority and authenticity Fieldwork methodologies and ethics   The call for papers will be released in September…. Read More ›

Mukhammas

This recording was made in Honglefu Daotang (“Hall of Dao”) of Jahriyya Sufism after the Isha prayer (the last of the five daily prayers) on November 6, 2011. Honglefu Daotang is located in the suburb of the city of Qingtongxia,… Read More ›

Awraad

This recording was made in Honglefu Daotang (“Hall of Dao”) of Jahriyya Sufism after the Asr prayer (the third of the five daily prayers) on November 6, 2011. Honglefu Daotang is located in the suburb of the city of Qingtongxia,… Read More ›

A Recital of the Holy Quran and zansheng (praise) in Oxford

Ye Chenghui Ahong  2 pm on Thursday 23rd October.  Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AR cis@soas.ac.uk Ye Chenghui studied the art of Qur’anic recitation in the Great West Mosque of Lintan county in China’s northwestern Gansu province…. Read More ›

A Recital of the Holy Quran and zansheng (praise) in SOAS

Ye Chenghui Ahong 22 October 2014, 1-2pm Brunei Gallery, Room: B111 SOAS Centre for Islamic Studies Seminar Series cis@soas.ac.uk Ye Chenghui studied the art of Qur’anic recitation in the Great West Mosque of Lintan county in China’s northwestern Gansu province…. Read More ›

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 ›

Subhan’Allāh

    Place:  Shahyar county, Aqsu prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Date:  August 2009 Recorded by:  Rachel Harris and Aziz Isa Pious Uyghur village women, led by ritual specialists called qushnach, recite a zikr:  Subhan’Allāh wa bihamdihi, subhan’Allāh il adhīm (Glory to Allah… Read More ›