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Women Reading Awrad in Yunnan

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, but their… Read More ›

Project People

  Rachel Harris (Principal Investigator) Reader in the music of China and Central Asia, SOAS, University of London rh@soas.ac.uk Rachel Harris is an ethnomusicologist teaching in the Department of Music at SOAS. Her research focuses on musical and ritual practice… Read More ›

Post announcement

Research Studentship in the Department of Music – Sounding Islam in China: A multi-sited ethnographic study   Deadline: 15 May 2014 SOAS is delighted to offer a three-year full-time research studentship within the Department of Music as part of the… Read More ›