Category: ethnicity

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CFP: International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Borderlands

“Territories, Communities, and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” February 18-20, 2016, Paris – France Call for papers To submit your proposal please register on the conference website and submit your proposal online: http://kham.sciencesconf.org Deadline...

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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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New book: People of the Margins

Ramirez, Philippe. People of the margins: Across ethnic boundaries in North-East India. Guwahati: Spectrum, 2014. spectrumpublications.ghy@gmail.com, 16€, 20$, 15£, 680 INR. North-East India’s cultural landscape might be considered as both more complex and more...

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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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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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Incompleteness in Yi writings

China officially numbers fifty-five “minority nationalities” (shaoshu minzu 少数民族)—an expression often inappropriately translated as “national minorities” and wrongly regarded as “ethnic groups”. One of these is the “Yi nationality” (Yizu 彝族), ranked first among...

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“Negotiating Ethnicity: Politics and Display of Cultural Identities in Northeast India”, Vienna 4-6 July 2013

Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies of the University of Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences (Institute for Social Anthropology and Phonogrammarchiv), Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) Submission deadline for abstracts: 31st...

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“Kham Project” receives support from the European Research Council

Stéphane Gros has been awarded a Starting Independent Researcher Grant from the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant)[1] for his project “Territories, Communities and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Kham Borderlands (China),” hosted at the...

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Digital Himalaya – An Online Archive

The Digital Himalaya Project is a collection, storage and dissemination portal for scholarly content and research findings about the Himalayan region. The project was established in December 2000 in the Department of Social Anthropology...

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Report on workshop: ‘Performing Identity: Ethnicity and Ethno-nationalism in the South-east Asian Borderland Region of North-east India’.

The workshop titled ‘Performing Identity: Ethnicity and Ethno-nationalism in the South-east Asian Borderland Region of North-east India’ was held 15-17 Dec. 2011 in Göttingen, Germany. It was hosted by the Department of Social and...

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Workshop: Performing Identity. Ethnicity and Ethno-nationalism in the South-east Asian Borderland Region of North-east India

Workshop: Performing Identity. Ethnicity and Ethno-nationalism in the South-east Asian Borderland Region of North-east India Georg-August-University Göttingen, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, in co-operation with the Centre for Modern Indian Studies and the...