Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Journeys of Knowledge: the Role of a Chinese Sufi gongbei in Generating Mobility between China and Iran

Cone, Tiffany


This chapter provides a case study of the motivations and expectations amongst the students and chujiaren taking part in this process. It discusses the travel undertaken to the Middle East by past leaders in the gongbei, and how this history continues to shape the emphasis in the gongbei on education, both at home and abroad. The chapter then focuses on the perspectives of young students and chujiaren in the Chinese context that are travelling between the cities of Linxia, China and Qum in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
DOI: /10.4324/9781315088921-6


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Cone_Journeys_of_Knowledge:_the_2014.pdf9.07 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator