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Turkic and Central Eurasian Studies Seminar - Travelers in the City: Freedom and Precarity in the Uyghur Religious Economy
Turkic and Central Eurasian Studies Seminar - Travelers in the City: Freedom and Precarity in the Uyghur Religious Economy
WhenWednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Campus locationDenny Hall (DEN)
Campus roomRoom 211
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUniversity of Washington, NELC Turkic and Central Eurasian Studies Program with support from the Ellison Center for Russian, Eastern European, and Central Asian Studies
Description

Please join us for a lecture and discussion of emerging forms of politics and religion on China’s New Silk Road. This talk will address the role Uyghur migrants play in the development of the city of Ürümchi, why they have turned to new forms of Islam and how the Chinese state has responded to religious change.

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