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Tobunken Seminar(IASA Seminar) "Regulation of Islam in Xinjiang,China"

Title: Regulation of Islam in Xinjiang,China

Lecturer: Kara Miriam Abramson, Adjunct Professor of School of Law,Temple University Japan Campus, Visiting Fellow of Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia,the University of Tokyo

Date: 3/June/2013

Time and Place: 1pm~3pm at the Meeting Room 2, 3rd floor of Isntitute for Advanced Studies on Asia,the University of Tokyo

Language: English( discussion in English,Japanese and Chinese)(without interpretaiton)


Substance:
This talk examines state regulation of religion, and Islam in particular, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. How do legal and policy measures in the region compare to those at the central government level? How do efforts to regulate Islam extend to the grassroots level? What gaps exist between law and practice? This talk draws on a range of Chinese government documents and secondary sources in Mandarin, Uyghur, Japanese, and English to address these questions and analyze the implications of conditions in Xinjiang for the current state of rule of law in China.


No entry is requested

Hosted by Regular Research Project of An Attempt at the Integlation of Studies in the Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Chinese Legal System (Prof. TAKAMIZAWA, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia,the University of Tokyo)