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Colloquium FRIAS Research Focus Southeast Asian Studies - Katja Rangsivek (JF, Southeast Asian Studies): A Study of Social Class and Traditions: Thai Elite Funeral Rituals

When Nov 06, 2014
from 12:15 PM to 01:45 PM
Where FRIAS, Albertstr. 19, Seminar Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 0761 203 97362
Attendees universitätsoffen / open to university members
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The purpose of my research project is to produce new
knowledge on how social class is created and enforced by
traditions. Here, the funeral rituals of the Thai elite
will be used as a case study. In this presentation I will
elaborate on particular research questions and the methods
used during the upcoming fieldwork. Further, I would like
to discuss possible ways of connecting my project into the
Southeast Asia research focus.