Enze Han is a Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies (SOAS), University of London. His research interests include ethnic politics in China and China's relations with Southeast Asia. His recent publications include Contestation and Adapation: The Politics of National Identity in China (Oxford University Press, 2013), and his articles have been published in The Journal of Contemporary China, The China Quarterly, Nationalities Papers, Security Studies, and Cambridge Review of International Affairs, among others. Han was a postdoctoral fellow in the China and the World Program, Princeton University. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from George Washington University.

Last Updated: May 2, 2014

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02.13.14

Are Ethnic Tensions on the Rise in China?

Enze Han, James Palmer & more
On December 31, President Xi Jinping appeared on CCTV and extended his “New Year’s wishes to Chinese of all ethnic groups.” On January 15, Beijing officials detained Ilham Tohti, a leading Uighur economist and subsequently accused him of “separtist...