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Quotation for Today - 04/04/2017

China’s courtship of Mr. Kushner, which has coincided with the marginalization of the State Department in the Trump administration, reflects a Chinese comfort with dynastic links.

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Landscapes of Spirituality: The Topography of Ismaili Sacred Sites in Xinjiang, China

By Amier Saidula, Research Associate, Department of Academic Research and Publications, Central Asian Study Unit, Institute of Ismaili Studies, 210 Euston Road, London NW1 2DA… 587 more words

Institute Of Ismaili Studies

The Flagship Experience: Phase 1

I recently completed the first semester of the Chinese Flagship Program at Nanjing University and am currently in the beginning of the Internship Phase. As I’m sitting here taking a break from the few tasks I need to finish, I thought I’d reflect and record my thoughts on this past semester. 821 more words


Just pull

Wandering through Dali streets I met this boy who  was preparing chinese food in a  fast food stand. “Do you want to?” he told me. “Just pull”. 35 more words


Syrian musicians join Wu Mann in the Aga Khan Music Initiative London concert titled “Old and New Music from the Ends of the Silk Route”

Wu Man and Co, world music review: Group effort is a slow burn
Wu Man brilliantly demonstrated her technique with lyrical melodies, dramatic tremolos and percussive snaps, says Simon Broughton… 348 more words


Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in a country that is a staunch U.S. ally and hosts 50,000 American troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, possibly within two years. 265 more words