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MEMO in Conversation with Rian Thum

Watch our interview with historian of Islam in China at the University of Manchester, Rian Thum

Thum is a specialist in the history and anthropology of Muslims in China. His prize-winning book 'The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History' examines the central role of sacred sites and local Islamic texts in the maintenance of Uyghur identity.

Thum's writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, and the Nation.

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