Asian Studies Program
Dr. WAN Lei is a Senior Associate Fellow at KFCRIS. He specializes in historical and anthropological studies concerning the Hui Muslim minority and Islam in China and the history of Chinese–Arab relations. He is working on a project involving Chinese-to-English translation of historical texts related to Sino–Arab communications. He is a Professor at Xinyang Agriculture and Forestry University. He was previously a Senior Research Fellow at KFCRIS and also taught in Malaysia and Turkey. He obtained his Ph.D. from University of Malaya.
Publications at KFCRIS
"The Earliest Muslim Communities in China,” Qira’at, 2017.
“Etymology and Evolution of the Term Huizu,” Qira’at, 2016.
The Hui Minority in Modern China: Identity and Struggles. Istanbul: Fatih University Press, 2012.
马天英先生遗稿汇编 [The Legacy of the Manuscripts of Hajj Ibrahim T. Y. Ma]. 南方大学学院出版社, 2018.
“Hui Muslim-Led Antitaxation Movements in Central China’s Henan Province during the Late Qing Dynasty,” International Journal of the Asian Philosophical Association, 10 (2), 2017.