Autor: Axel Michaels
ISBN-13: 9783447062022
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 583
Gewicht: 1269 g
Format: 246x177x35 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Volume II: Body, Performance, Agency and Experience

Including an E-Book version in PDF format on CD. Edited by Angelos Chaniotis (Section I), Silke Leopold, Hendrik Schulze (Section II), Eric Venbrux, Thomas Quartier, Joanna Wojtkowiak (Section II), Jan Weinhold, Geoffrey Samuel (Section IV)
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Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics", the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more than 600 participants for the purpose of reassessing the traditional subject in view of the latest research. The results, which are presented in five volumes (see below), are pathbreaking for future transcultural, interdisciplinary and multi methodical research on rituals. The convention was marked by the broad range of disciplines and the corresponding diversity of methods. It embraced a tremendous variety of topics in terms of cultural geography and spanned a time horizon from the antiquity to the present. The proceedings show how broadly the term ritual can be defined, as well as the conditions, modes and functions of ritual actions in different cultures of the present and past. One of the most important conclusions of the conference is that there cannot be "one single" model for rituals and that interdisciplinary collaborations are the key to research on rituals. This also includes the development and use of creative research methods.

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Autor: Axel Michaels
ISBN-13 :: 9783447062022
ISBN: 3447062029
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2010
Verlag: Harrassowitz Verlag
Gewicht: 1269g
Seiten: 583
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 246x177x35 mm, 8 Tabellen