Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and The Ethnographic Collection

Publications of Prof. Dr. Elfriede Hermann

Current publication

2017

  • (Elfriede Hermann and Wolfgang Kempf): Climate Change and the Imagining of Migration: Emerging Discourses on Kiribati’s Land Purchase in Fiji. The Contemporary Pacific 29 (2): 231-263.

  • Climate Change and Worries over Land: Articulations in the Atoll State of Kiribati. In: Eveline Dürr and Arno Pascht (eds.): Environmental Transformations and Cultural Responses: Ontologies, Discourses, and Practices in Oceania; pp. 49-73. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • (Jeannette Mageo and Elfriede Hermann, eds.): Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters: Making Likenesses in Time, Trade, and Ritual Reconfigurations. New York: Berghahn Books.

  • Mimesis, Ethnopsychology, and Transculturation: Identifications in Birthday Celebrations among Banabans in Fiji. In: Jeannette Mageo und Elfriede Hermann (eds.): Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters: Making Likenesses in Time, Trade, and Ritual Reconfigurations; pp. 189–208. New York: Berghahn Books.

  • (Hermann, Elfriede; Kempf, Wolfgang; van Meijl, Toon) (eds.) (2014): Belonging in Oceania. Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications. New York: Berghahn Books (Pacific Persepctives: Studies of the European Society for Oceanists, Volume 3).

  • (Wolfgang Kempf and Elfriede Hermann): Uncertain Futures of Belonging: Consequences of Climate Change and Sea-level Rise in Oceania. In: Elfriede Hermann, Wolfgang Kempf and Toon van Meijl (eds.): Belonging in Oceania: Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications; pp. 189-213. New York: Berghahn Books.

2014
  • (Wolfgang Kempf, Toon van Meijl and Elfriede Hermann): Introduction: Movement, Place-making and Cultural Identification: Multiplicities of Belonging. In: Elfriede Hermann, Wolfgang Kempf and Toon van Meijl (eds.): Belonging in Oceania: Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications; pp. 1-24. New York: Berghahn Books.


a) Monographs

1995
  • Emotionen und Historizität. Der emotionale Diskurs über die Yali-Bewegung in einer Dorfgemeinschaft der Ngaing, Papua New Guinea. Berlin: Reimer.


b) Edited Volume

2014
  • (Hermann, Elfriede; Kempf, Wolfgang; van Meijl, Toon) (eds.) (2014): Belonging in Oceania. Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications. New York: Berghahn Books (Pacific Persepctives: Studies of the European Society for Oceanists, Volume 3).


2011
  • Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.


2009


2003
  • (Elfriede Hermann und Birgitt Röttger-Rössler) (Hg.): Lebenswege im Spannungsfeld lokaler und globaler Prozesse: Person, Selbst und Emotion in der ethnologischen Biografieforschung. Münster: LIT Verlag.


1998
  • (Birgitt Röttger-Rössler und Elfriede Hermann)(Hg.) Fredelsloher Arbeitwelten: Handwerkliche Betriebe im dörflichen Umfeld. Göttingen: Schmerse (Beiträge zur Volkskunde in Niedersachsen Bd. 16).


c) Journal articles

2005
  • (Elfriede Hermann and Wolfgang Kempf) (guest editors): Relations in Multicultural Fiji: Transformations, Positionings and Articulations. Oceania 75 (4).

  • (Elfriede Hermann and Wolfgang Kempf): Introduction to Relations in Multicultural Fiji: The Dynamics of Articulations, Transformations and Positionings. In: Hermann, Elfriede and Kempf, Wolfgang (guest eds.): Relations in Multicultural Fiji: Transformations, Positionings and Articulations. Oceania 75 (4): 309-324.

  • (Wolfgang Kempf and Elfriede Hermann): Reconfigurations of Place and Ethnicity: Positionings, Performances, and Politics of Relocated Banabans in Fiji. In: Hermann, Elfriede and Kempf, Wolfgang (guest eds.): Relations in Multicultural Fiji: Transformations, Positionings and Articulations. Oceania 75 (4): 368-386.

  • Emotions and the Relevance of the Past: Historicity and Ethnicity Among the Banabans of Fiji. History and Anthropology 16 (3): 275-291, (in: Special Issue: Ethnographies of Historicity. Guest Editors: Eric Hirsch and Charles Stewart).


2004
  • (Elfriede Hermann und Michael Dickhardt): Ethnologie-Studium in Zeiten rapider Reformen: Perspektiven und Entwicklungen auf dem Weg in den europäischen Hochschulraum. In: "Ethnologie lehren - Ethnologie lernen" EthnoScripts, Jahrgang 6 Heft 2: 5-22.


2003
  • Manifold Identifications within Differentiations: Shapings of Self among the Relocated Banabans of Fiji. Focaal - European Journal of Anthropology 42: 77-88, (in: Special Section on "Multiple Identifications and the Self", edited by Toon van Meijl and Henk Driessen).


2000
  • (Wolfgang Kempf und Elfriede Hermann) T/Räume: Überschreitungen des Lokalen in Initiationsriten bei den Ngaing in Papua New Guinea. In: Kea 13 Träume/n; S. 91-118.


d) Contribution to edited volumes

2014
  • (Kempf, Wolfgang; van Meijl, Toon; Hermann, Elfriede) (2014): Introduction. Movement, Place-making and Cultural Identification. Multiplicities of Belonging. In: Elfriede Hermann, Wolfgang Kempf and Toon van Meijl (Hg.): Belonging in Oceania. Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications. New York: Berghahn Books (Pacific Persepctives: Studies of the European Society for Oceanists, Volume 3), pp. 1-24.

  • (Kempf, Wolfgang; Hermann, Elfriede) (2014): Epilogue. Uncertain Futures of Belonging. Consequences of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Oceania. In: Elfriede Hermann, Wolfgang Kempf and Toon van Meijl (eds.): Belonging in Oceania. Movement, Place-Making and Multiple Identifications. New York: Berghahn Books (Pacific Persepctives: Studies of the European Society for Oceanists, Volume 3), pp. 189-213.


2013
  • The Yali Movement of Papua New Guinea: the Dialogics of
    Representation. In: Marc Tabani and Marcellin Abong (eds.), Kago, Kastom and Kalja: The Study of Indigenous Movements in Melanesia Today; pp. 147-168. Marseilles: pacific-credo Publications.


2011
  • Empathy, Ethnicity and the Self among the Banabans in Fiji. In: Hollan, Douglas W. and C. Jason Throop (eds) The Anthropology of Empathy: Experiencing the Lives of Others in Pacific Societies, p. 25-41. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books

  • Introduction – Engaging with Interactions: Traditions as Context-Bound Articulations. In: Hermann, Elfriede (ed.) Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania, p.1-19. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.


2010
  • Ethnizität als transformierbare Ressource. Formung und Gebrauch von ethnischer Identität bei den Banabans. In: Dohrmann, Alke, Bustorf, Dirk und Nicole Poissonnier (Hg.) Schweifgebiete: Festschrift für Ulrich Braukämper, S. 176-183. Münster: LIT Verlag.


2009
  • 2009 (Michael Dickhardt, Karin Klenke und Elfriede Hermann): Form, Macht und Differenz als Dimensionen kultureller Praxis. In: Hermann, Elfriede, Klenke, Karin und Dickhardt, Michael (Hg.): Form, Macht, Differenz: Motive und Felder ethnologischen Forschens; S. 9-26. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen.

  • Rappresentazioni dei movimenti sociali nell'Oceania sudoccidentale: Tra prospettive esogene e indigene. In: Elisabetta Gnecchi Ruscone and Anna Paini (eds.), Antropologia dell'Oceania; pp.
    103-123. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore.


2007
  • Communicating with Transculturation. In: Douaire-Marsaudon, Françoise (guest ed.): Pacific Challenges: Questioning Concepts, Rethinking Conflicts. Special Issue of Journal de la Société des Océanistes 125 (2): 257-260.


2005
  • (Elfriede Hermann and Taiman Tebitaki Kokoria): Feelings of Connectedness -- The Banabans and Their Home Islands. In: Shennan, Jennifer and Corrie Tekenimatang, Makin (eds.): One and a Half Pacific Islands -- Teuana ao Teiterana n Aba n Te Betebeke: Stories the Banaban People Tell of Themselves -- I-Banaba aika a Karakin oin Rongorongoia; pp. 128-129. Wellington: Victoria University Press.


2004
  • Emotions, Agency, and the Dis/Placed Self of the Banabans in Fiji. In: Van Meijl, Toon and Miedema, Jelle (eds.): Shifting Images of Identity in the Pacific; pp. 191-217. Leiden: KITLV Press.
  • Dissolving the Self-Other Dichotomy in Western "Cargo Cult" Constructions. In: Jebens, Holger (ed.): Cargo, Cult, and Culture Critique; pp. 36-58. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.


2003
  • (Wolfgang Kempf and Elfriede Hermann): Dreamscapes: Transcending the Local in Initiation Rites among the Ngaing of Papua New Guinea. In: Lohmann, Roger Ivar (ed.): Dream Travelers: Sleep Experiences and Culture in the Western Pacific; pp. 60-85. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • (Elfriede Hermann und Birgitt Röttger-Rössler): Einleitung: Persönliche Handlungsmöglichkeiten im lokal-globalen Kontext. In: Hermann, Elfriede und Röttger-Rössler, Birgitt (Hg.): Lebenswege im Spannungsfeld lokaler und globaler Prozesse: Person, Selbst und Emotion in der ethnologischen Biografieforschung; S. 1-23. Münster: LIT Verlag.

  • Positionierungen des ethnischen Selbst: Autobiografische Assoziationen einer Banaban-Frau in Fiji. In: Hermann, Elfriede und Birgitt Röttger-Rössler (Hg.): Lebenswege im Spannungsfeld lokaler und globaler Prozesse: Person, Selbst und Emotion in der ethnologischen Biografieforschung; S. 79-103. Münster: LIT Verlag.


2002


2001
  • Kulturelle Differenz via Gender-Differenz: Reflexionen im Kontext von Diskursen der Fiji-Banabans. In: Schlehe, Judith (Hg.): Interkulturelle Geschlechterforschung: Identitäten - Imaginationen - Repräsentationen. S. 236-250. Frankfurt a. M.: Campus.


1998
  • Geschlechterdiskurs und historische Differenz: Dis/kontinuitäten in den Geschlechterbeziehungen bei den Ngaing in Papua-Neuguinea. In: Hauser-Schäublin, B. und B. Röttger-Rössler (Hg.): Differenz und Geschlecht: Neue Ansätze in der ethnologischen Forschung, S.78-106. Berlin: Reimer.


  • (Birgitt Röttger-Rössler und Elfriede Hermann) Einleitung: Ethnologische Feldforschung als Praktikum. In: Röttger-Rössler, Birgitt und Elfriede Hermann (Hg.): Fredelsloher Arbeitwelten: Handwerkliche Betriebe im dörflichen Umfeld. S. 11-18. Göttingen: Schmerse.


1997
  • 'Kastom' Versus "Cargo Cult": Emotional Discourse on the Yali Movement in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. In: Otto, Ton and Ad Borsboom (eds.): Cultural Dynamics of Religious Change in Oceania; pp. 87-102. Leiden: KITLV Press, Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.