Under the Mulberry Tree: The Contemporary Uyghur Anthology
The Contemporary Uyghur Anthology is a collection of Uyghur reflections in diaspora. Weaving together memories of the homeland, experiences of displacement, and transitions of identities, this anthology is a creative reflection of the beauty and complexities of the Uyghur experience.
An online exhibition dedicated to showcasing the brilliant art, music and literature produced by our own Tarim Network community.
Please let us know if you would like to contribute to this project by being featured or by developing a piece on a new artist.
Standard Uyghur Curriculum
Initially begun to create a comprehensive and standardised Uyghur language curriculum tailored for Uyghur children in the diaspora. However, due to changing demands from the community, we are restructuring our approach to providing language learning materials for the same audience! Please contact us if you would like to provide support.
A 10-week course briefly covering major time periods in Uyghur history. Classes are discussion-based and informed by weekly readings outlined in the syllabus.
From the Archives
During lockdowns, a group of Uyghur STEM students formed a study group which met for monthly presentations on personal projects or Uyghur-related science, such as papers that studied Uyghur traditional medicine. Here we uploaded some of their presentations.
A pilot collaboration with the Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We vetted volunteers to work as conversation partners for their 8-week Uyghur language summer course.
One of our first initiatives; an online project that allowed people at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels practice their Uyghur language skills with each other and a moderator.
A mini project borne from Covid lock-downs. We created five group chats of 15-20 people each so that Uyghur youth across the globe could connect