Rachel Harris is a Reader at SOAS, University of London. She is fluent in Uyghur and and other Chinese languages. She has traveled extensively in the Xinjiang region since 1991, including extended periods of field work in urban and rural locations. She publishes on Chinese minority policies, Uyghur national identity construction, popular music and resistance….
Dr Smith Finley, BA (Hons), PhD, University of Leeds, Lecturer in Chinese Studies, Newcastle University. Her thesis focused on changing identities among the Muslim Uyghur nationality of Xinjiang, NW China, and contemporary Uyghur-Han relations. Her research interests include the formation, transformation, hybridisation and globalisation of identities among the Uyghurs of Xinjiang, NW China.
Henryk Szadziewski, BA (Hons) University of Leeds, M.Sc. University of Wales (Econ.), University of Wales, is Senior Researcher at the Uyghur Human Rights Project, Washington DC. He lived in China for five years, three of those in Xinjiang, and has traveled across Central Asia. He is proficient in Mandarin and studies the Uyghur language. Mr….
Dru C. Gladney, Ph.D. Social Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College, Claremont, California. Previously, President of the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona (from 2006-2010); Professor of Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa (from 1993-2006); Senior Research Fellow, East-West Center (1993-1998); Dean of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in…