Denner, Antje (2017) Group dialogues, videos and multilocality in researching rituals. In: Facets of Fieldwork: Essays in Honor of Jürg Wassmann. Heidelberg Studies in Pacific Anthropology (6). Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 69-84. ISBN 9783825366247

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Abstract

This Festschrift in honor of Jürg Wassmann compiles essays about ethnographic fieldwork which bear witness to the diversity of experiences possible in this classic method in social and cultural anthropology. Following the academic life-course of an anthropologist, the contributions to this volume speak of personal and/or professional moments in the field. They shed light on different approaches to the field, of research over long distances or long periods of time, of research in unexpected areas or with surprising interdisciplinary agendas. It becomes clear that fieldwork is far from becoming a redundant or old-fashioned tool in the methodological canon of the discipline – through its multitude of facets it remains central and authoritative for the empiricist approach in anthropology.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kulturanthropologie, Ozeanien, Papua-Neuguinea, Trobriand-Inseln, Feldforschung, Klimawandel, Iran, Musikethnologie, Psychologie, Kognitionswissenschaft, Osterinsel, Linguistik, Mission, Archiv, Sepik, New Ireland, Vanuatu, Sonsorol/Mikronesien
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CB History of civilization
D History General and Old World > DU Oceania (South Seas)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Theme: Identities and cultural contacts
Department: World Cultures
Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 14:21
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 14:21
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1909

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