240509 SE Ritual flows and recomposition with a special focus on South and South-east Asia (P2, P3, P4) (2019W)
- Registration is open from Su 01.09.2019 00:01 to Mo 23.09.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Mo 14.10.2019 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
participation in group
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- Text presentation: 30 %
- Participation in the working groups during the seminar blocks: 20%
- Oral presentation of the final essay project: 10%
- Final essay (group work) (4-8 pages): 40%The essay should be sent a few weeks after the course (exact date to be announced).
Assessment will be based on the students’ capacity to link the substance of the texts discussed during the seminar with their own current research.* to be evaluated positively, only one course session can be missed (except for medical reasons etc.)The lecturer can invite students to a grade-relevant discussion about partial achievements. Partial achievements that are obtained by fraud or plagiarized result in the non-evaluation of the course (entry 'X' in certificate). From winter term 2019/20 the plagiarism software 'Turnitin' will be used for courses with continuous assessment.
Gellner, D. N., S. L. Hausner, C. Letizia (eds). 2016. Religion, Secularism, and Ethnicity in Contemporary Nepal. New Delhi : Oxford University Press.
Handelman, D. and Lindquist, G. 2005. Ritual in Its Own Right. Exploring the Dynamics of Transformation. New York: Berghahn Books
Kim, David W. (ed). 2015. Religious Transformation in Modern Asia. A Transnational Movement. Leiden: Brill
Kreinath, J. et al. 2004. The dynamics of changing rituals: the transformation of religious rituals within their social and cultural context. New York, Vienna: Lang.
Shneiderman, S. 2015. Rituals of Ethnicity. Thangmi Identities Between Nepal and India. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press