Category: religious studies

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Cultural Flows across the Western Himalaya

A look at Western Himalayan cultural flows from the perspective of several disciplines: This collection of essays is the outcome of a symposium hosted by the International Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla (15th–18th April...

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A network of researchers for Nepal

Following the terrible earthquake that hit Nepal in April and May of this year, a large number of researchers, academics and students based in French institutions and specializing in the study of Nepalese societies...

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Borders, Ethnicity and Critical Scholarship

For some ten years, my work has focused on border politics and identity, ethnicity and state-society relations in China, giving rise to intensive fieldwork in the Gyalrong region of Sichuan province. These issues are...

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Comparative anthropology of Buddhism workshop: Buddhism and spirit cults

Organized as a collaboration between the Centre for Himalayan Studies and the Southeast Asia Centre units of the French CNRS, a series of day-long thematic workshops in the comparative anthropology of Buddhism is held...

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“Himalayan Connections” workshop report

The interdisciplinary workshop “Himalayan Connections: Disciplines, Geographies, Trajectories”, convened by Andrew Quintman (Religious Studies) and Sara Shneiderman (Anthropology), both Yale faculty members as well as core members of the Yale Himalaya Initiative, was held...

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Appel à communications: Trichologie tibétaine

  Appel à communications : Trichologie tibétaine. Les cheveux et leur traitement dans l’aire tibétaine Colloque de la Société Française d’Études du Monde Tibétain (SFEMT) (SFEMT) 28 mars 2014, Paris   Les cheveux (et...

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Pouvoir, musique et chamanisme. La Chine des marges vue par deux ethnologues

Le Comptoir des Presses, 86 rue Claude Bernard, 75005 Paris, organise le jeudi 27 juin à 19H, une rencontre à l’occasion de la parution de : Versets chamaniques de Aurélie Névot Le pouvoir en...

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New book : Versets chamaniques. Le Livre du sacrifice à la terre (textes rituels de Chine)

Certaines minorités chinoises disposent d’écritures particulières. Celle des Yi du Yunnan, rituelle et secrète, est l’apanage des Maîtres de la psalmodie, bimo. Ces chamanes disent voyager dans le cosmos et communiquer avec les esprits...