Ethnologie

Publikationen

Prof. Dr. Karin Polit
MONOGRAPHIEN

2016
(unter Begutachtung) When Gods set out to wander: The value of art, heritage and ritual in Uttarakhand, India. (Habilitationsschrift, eingereicht im April 2015. Fakultät für Verhaltens – und Empirische Sozialwissenschaften der Universität Heidelberg). New York: Oxford University Press.

2012
Women of Honour: Gender and Agency among Dalit Women in the Central Himalayas. Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan.

2006
Keep My Share of Rice in the Cupboard : ethnographic reflections on practices of gender and agency among Dalit women in the Central Himalayas. Heidelberg: Universitätsbibliothek der Uni Heidelberg. URL: http://www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/archiv/10671.

HERAUSGEBERSCHAFTEN

2016
(unter Begutachtung) (mit C. Brosius Hg.). Youth in South Asia. Special Issue. The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies.

2016
(unter Begutachtung) (mit H. Walsdorf Hg.) Rituelle und Performative Lernkulturen. Wiesbaden: Harrasowitz.

2016
(mit G. Alex Hg.) Childbirth and its Accompanying Rituals. Draupadi: Heidelberg.

2011
(mit C. Brosius Hg.) Ritual, Heritage and Identity: The Politics of Culture and Performance in a Globalised World. New Delhi: Routledge.

2010
(mit C. Brosius Hg.) Ritual and Media, section of Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Volume IV- Reflexivity, Media and Visuality. (Hg Axel Michaels et al.). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

ZEITSCHRIFTEN- UND BUCHBEITRÄGE

2016
(im Erscheinen) Gifts of love and friendship: On changing marriage traditions, the meaning of gifts and the value of women in the Garhwal Himalays. In Journal of Hindu Studies.

2016
(unter Begutachtung) Educational Stress and suicidal behavior among young middle class students in North India. In: Christiane Brosius und Karin Polit (Hg.) Youth in South Asia. Special Issue. The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies.

2016
(unter Begutachtung) Rituelles Lernen in ritueller Praxis: Kinästhetisch-mimetisches Lernen am Beispiel nordindischer Ritualpraktiken. In: Karin Polit und Hanna Walsdorf (Hg.). Rituelle und Performative Lernkulturen. Wiesbaden: Harrasowitz.

2016
(mit G. Alex) Childbirth and its accompanying rituals – an introduction. In: Gabriele Alex und Karin Polit (Hg.). Childbirth and its Accompanying Rituals. Heidelberg: Draupadi.

2016
The making of persons and ancestors: rituals of birth and death among Dalits in the Garhwal Himalayas. In: Gabriele Alex und Karin Polit (Hg.). Childbirth and its Accompanying Rituals. Heidelberg: Draupadi.

2015
Rythm, Agency and Divine Presence in the Garhwal Himalayas. In: Schulze, H. (Hg.) (Musical) Text as Ritual Object. Brepols: 151-161

2013
Verkörperung. In: Christiane Brosius, Axel Michaels, Paula Schrode (Hg.). Ritual und Ritualdynamik: Schlüsselbegriffe, Theorien, Diskussionen. Göttingen: UTB: 215-221.

2013
Performative Ritual as Sensual Experience of Body, Place and Sociality. In. Axel Michaels und Christof Wulf (Hg.). Exploring the Senses. New Delhi: Routledge.

2013
Moving Deities and the Public Sphere. In: Ute Hüsken und Axel Michaels (Hg.). South Asian Festivals on the Move. Wiesbaden. Harrasowitz: 275-296.

2012
(mit W.S. Sax) Moved by God: Performance and Memory in the Western Himalayas. In: Koch, S; Fuchs, T & Müller, C. (Hg.). Body Memory, Metaphor and Movement. Ch. 16.

2011
Wenn Rituale Kulturerbe werden: Zur Konstruktion und Ästhetik kulturellen Erbes in Uttarakhand, Nordindien. In: Karolewski, J.; Miczek, N & Zotter, C. (Hg.)‚ Ritualdesign’ Beiträge zur ritualtheoretischen Anwendung des Begriffs Frankfurt am Main: Transkript, Sektion3.

2011
(mit C. Brosius) Introduction: Ritual, Heritage and Identity in a Globalised World. In: Brosius and Polit (Hg.) Ritual, Heritage and Identity: The Politics of Culture and Performance in a Globalised World: New Delhi: Routledge, 1-17.

2011
Heritage, Art and Elections: Popular Culture, Ritual and Political Competition in Uttarakhand. In: Brosius and Polit (Hg.) Ritual, Heritage and Identity: The Politics of Culture and Performance in a Globalised World. New Delhi: Routledge, 149 – 164.

2011
From Ritual Ground to Stage (mit F Dubois, E. de Maaker and M. Riphagen) In: Grimes et. al. (Hg.) Ritual, Media, and Conflict. New York: Oxford University Press, 37-75.

2011
Was sind eigentlich Rituale? In: Alexandra Heidle (Hg.) Die bunte Welt der Rituale. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 6-11.

2010
(mit C. Brosius) Introducing Media Rituals and Ritual Media. In: Brosius and Polit (Hg.)"Ritual and Media", section of Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Volume IV- Reflexivity, Media and Visuality. (Hg Axel Michaels et al.). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 267 – 276.

2009
Staging Ritual Heritage: How Rituals Become Theatre in Uttarakhand, India. In: Brosius and Hüsken (Hg.) Ritual Matters. New Delhi: Routledge, 29-48.

2008
Pilgrimages: Hinduism – Gender and sexuality. In: Encyclopaedia of Sex and Gender. New York: Macmillan Reference.

2008
Performing heritage through rituals, the case of Uttarakhand. In Bent Flemming Nielsen, Bent Holm, and Karen Vedel (Hg.). Religion, Ritual, Theatre. Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang.

2007
The Consequences of Ritual Failure. A Garhwali case study. In Ute Hüsken (Hg.) When Rituals go wrong. Mistakes, Failure, and the Dynamics of Ritual. Leiden: Brill, 199 – 208.

2005
The Effect of Marginality on People’s Well Being: An Ethnographic encounter among Dalits of the Central Himalayas. In: Stefan Ecks and William S. Sax (Hg.). The Ills of Marginality: New Perspectives on Health in South Asia, special issue of Anthropology and Medicine. 12(3): 225-237.

2005
(mit Razum. O. and Sahin-Hodoglugil, N.N.) Health, wealth or family ties? Why Turkish work migrants return from Germany: Qualitative study with re-migrants in Turkey. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 31: 719-739.

FILME

2011
When Gods set out to wander: the divine pilgrimage oft he godking „Jakh“ in the Central Himalayas. 59min, (Kamera, Regie, Konzept: K.Polit; Schnitt: S. Ewald und F. Pfeiffer)

2011

Jugendkulturen in Indien und deren Rituale. 4,12 min. www.dfg-science-tv.de/de/projekte/rituale/2011-06-22 (Konzept, Mitarbeit und Protagonist: K.Polit – in Zusammenarbeit mit F. Pfeiffer und C. Bertolo, Universität Heidelberg)

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