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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

accusations. The author then turns to the wider context of Vodou. Children, Richman argues, feel “duty-bound to one day compensate those who raised her or him and every adult migrant is obliged to ‘give a livelihood to one's family back home.’” The core

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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

total biography, even down to my hobbies, for the sake of doing joint ethnological work, which in Ninglang includes civic duties, such as judging the Torch Festival competitions or helping with disaster relief in the event of mudslides and earthquakes

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

agriculture by its inhabitants. This land is collectively claimed by the kinship group that has a dominant position in the village. The members of this group are considered to be descendants of the original founders of the village, and it is their duty to

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

surrounding the destruction of antiquities in Mosul in 2015, which explained that the very idea of cultural heritage served a nationalist agenda at odds with the fundamental duties of Muslims. According to IS, the obliteration of cultural heritage sites not

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

of his reasons was that some missionization strategies were, as he puts it, “embracing the ‘duty to destroy’” native life-worlds (cited in Stocking 1992: 39 ). Further, although significant and influential, Discourse Three does not simply replace the

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

different duties and possesses a special function and meaning. These services, their names, and their obligations can differ between communities and regions. 3 Traditionally, it was an honor for initiated members to be assigned a service. The postures

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Mindfulness and Hasidic Modernism

Toward a Contemplative Ethnography

Don Seeman and Michael Karlin

. Similarly, in regard to meditation, the measure in which a person is exposed to it must be regulated … In view of this situation, psychologists, psychoanalysts, etc. have a holy duty to advance their knowledge of meditation, and work to develop a Kosher

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Sacred Spaces and Civic Action

Topographies of Pluralism in Russia

Melissa L. Caldwell

glass and chrome chandeliers hung from the ceiling, and angular metal starburst art decorated the walls. On most Sundays that I observed, a sullen-looking elderly woman (the dezhurnaya , or on-duty supervisor) kept watch on the activities, while a

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

that I looked for inspiration, and she was unstintingly supportive. 3 My colleague John Urry used to argue that it is a measure of the success of social science that its approaches are now mainstream. 4 Public duty records in the UK from 2017 that

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

assessment that seem to be such important facets of ethical life (but see Bialecki 2016c ). To sum up Durkheim’s view, at least as he has been received, being a member of society at once fulfills and exhausts ethical duty completely. The productivity