Islam with Chinese Characteristics

July 17, 2017 /
Sydney Combs, Alice Su
For Sinica Podcast, grantee Alice Su compares Islamophobia in China to that in the U.S. and Europe—discussing the similarities despite the cultural and political differences.
January 6, 2017 /
Alice Su
China's Muslim minorities make up only two percent of the population, but comprise 20 million people. How do they relate to Islam, the state, the majority Han Chinese and one another?
January 4, 2017 / The Caravan
Alice Su
For centuries, Uyghurs have journeyed between the different Muslim shrines dotting the Taklamakan Desert. Now, the Chinese state has forcibly closed many of them.
December 16, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Alice Su
Chinese authorities speak of terrorism as an ideological problem, but treat it as an ethnic one.
October 25, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week, China's growing isolationism and its global influence, a North Korean film festival, and highlights from our student fellows Washington weekend.
October 21, 2016 / ChinaFile
Alice Su
How does the Chinese Communist Party interact with Hui minority Muslims?
October 17, 2016 / The Atlantic
Alice Su
Terror and religious extremism challenge a state unaccustomed to martyrdom narratives. Can a country doing business all over the world really avoid other peoples' politics?
June 6, 2016 / The New Yorker
Alice Su
The town of Shadian was once marketed as the “little Mecca of the East.” But can its residents really practice their religion in peace?