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Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

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Dr Wai-Yip Ho

Honorary Research Fellow


Wai-Yip Ho is the Correspondent Fellow of Nantes Institute for Advanced Study; François Chevalier Fellow at Madrid Institute for Advanced Study (2021-2022). He is one of the Foundation Members, China Advisory Team, Christian-Muslim Relations; A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 (Brill) and the author of Islam and China’s Hong Kong: Ethnic Identity, Muslim Networks and the new Silk Road (Routledge: London, 2015, paperback). He was the Marie Curie Fellow of the European Union at Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS); Intercontinental Academia Fellow, co-hosted by Institute of Advanced Studies, Nanyang Technological University and the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Birmingham. He has been the Sir Edward Youde Fellow and was the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at the Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, University of Exeter; Visiting Fellow at Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, University of Heidelberg; Visiting Scholar at Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies at Oxford, Visiting Research Fellow in Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) at Berlin and Endeavor Research Fellow at Australian National University, etc. His research interests include Islamic Studies, China’s Christian-Muslim relations, New Media and China’s Islam, Gulf-China relations and contemporary Muslim youths in Chinese context.

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