"Thank you very much for your reply ! I know this book which was first published in French. And yes, I am still interested. Do you have written something about it ? Actually, I am looking for new data from different roma groups.
"The only article that comes to mind is in Italian, by Patrick Williams and Leonardo Piasere "Noi non ne parliamo..." Le relazioni tra i vivi e i morti in una comunità "Mānuš" della Francia" (1990). I just…"
"I know noth about the Roma. It may be useful to copare wht you find with China, where both funerals and gift-giving have been studied intensively. Watson and Rawski, Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern…"
Hello all,I am starting a comparative investigation about funerary rituals and more particularly with roma people (My ph-D was about social organisation in a spanish gypsy community : in particular about the implication of gift for the structuration of the social organisation). Can somebody recommend me some book or/and paper?Thanks so much,Nathalie See More
A group for discussing and exploring that other thing that many of us do with anthropology: teaching. Tactics, strategies, pedagogical theory -- anything related to teaching anthropology is fair game.See More
May at 1st seem banal, but hair as extension of the self; the processes associated with 'doing' hair; its many colours & textures; lengths & locations; its 'natural' and 'non-natural' forms, make hair a fascinating object of anthropological enquirySee More
Kinship refers to relations between individuals who are in relationships either by descent or marriage (and in some occasions fictive kinship).A field that is now ignored by researchers and scholars, despite it's use for areas like gender studies.
There are many anthropology journals. Unfortunately, not all of them are read or heard of equally! This is a group for posting call-for-papers for all known and unknown journals, promoting the OAC's spirit of international cooperation.