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Salat in Xiahe, Gansu Province

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 Labrang Monastery,… Read More ›

Islam by Smartphone: the changing sounds of Uyghur religiosity

Rachel Harris (SOAS, University of London) Aziz Isa (Independent scholar) Over the past few years, localised violent incidents have become commonplace right across Xinjiang. State media blames the ongoing violence on the spread of Islamic jihadi ideals via the Internet… Read More ›

Special Issue of the journal Performing Islam: ‘Sounding Islam in China’

Special Issue of the journal Performing Islam: ‘Sounding Islam in China’  http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-issue,id=2887 Introduction and selected articles from this issue are now available for free download from the publisher’s website: http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=209 Burning incense at the Great Shrine, Linxia, Gansu. ©Ruard Absaroka,… Read More ›