Xiang Lu

PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, GSAS

Synopsis of Research in Shanghai (May 27 - July 26) :

Xiang Lu’s dissertation project examines the relationship between the Chinese Muslim internal migrants and Arab immigrants in Shanghai and Yiwu; a city two hours away by train. She will conduct interviews and do participant observation in the two cities along with using the archives in the local libraries to learn about the history and settlement of these two migrant groups. Lu will also benefit from the faculty members at NYU Shanghai who are knowledgeable about the topic, such as Dr. Zvi Ben-Dor Benite who specializes in Islamic studies and modern Chinese history.

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Fellows Type
GRI Fellowship
GRI Fellows semester
Summer 2019