Lecture and Documentary on Sikkim Culture by Debajit Sharma on May 29, 2015

On May 29, at 14.15 (Ülikooli 16-214) Debajit Sharma (Gauhati University, Assam, India) will deliver a lecture titled "Reformulation of identity through folk traditions: reflections on fieldwork in Sikkim" and the documentary film "Bantawa Rai Culture of Sikkim" will be shown.

Recommended readings:

Subba, Tanka B. and Jelle J. P. Wouters 2013. North-East India: Ethnography and Politics of Identity. – The Modern Anthropology of India. Ethnography, Themes and Theory. Edited by Peter Berger and Frank Heidemann. London, New York: Routledge, pp. 193-207. (pdf)

Manger, Krishna Maya 2014. Multilingualism in Sikkim: An overview. – The International Journal Of Humanities & Social Studies. Vol. 2, issue 12, pp. 155-157. (pdf)

Sikkim. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim 

Schlemmer, Grégoire 2010. Rai, Khambu, Subba, Kirant, etc.: ethnic labels or political and land tenure categories? Logics of identification of an ensemble of populations in Nepal. – Inter-Ethnic Dynamics in Asia. Edited by Christan Culas and François Robinne. London, New York: Routledge, pp. 42-59. (pdf)

All are very welcome!