Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and The Ethnographic Collection

Publications and Lectures


  • 2016: "Spirits in Cambodian Politics", in: Voices from around the world, edited by Oliver Tappe, Global South Studies Center Cologne, Köln.

  • 2014: "Modernity and Spirit Possession in Java. Horse Dance and its contested Magic" In "Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia" edited by Volker Gottowik. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Univ. Press, pp. 91-113.

  • 2013: "Modernity and Spirit Possession in Java: Horse Dance as a Threatened Space of Interpretation" Download als DORISEA working paper.

  • 2009: "Jathilan - Ein Trancetanz in der Region Yogyakarta, Indonesien" (unpublished MA-Thesis)


  • 2014: "Geister und Geistmedien in Kambodscha", Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Göttingen

  • 2013: "Processes of Spiritual 'Blackboxing' in Cambodia- the Emergence of Spirits in Space and Embodiment" (Abstract), Lecture Series "Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia", HU Berlin

  • 2013: "Money, Magic, Mediumship. Religious responses to Cambodian reformism"; EUROSeas 2013, Lisbon

  • 2010: "Spirits of War as Actors of Negotiation and Reconciliation in the post-traumatized Society of Cambodia", Symposium "Spirits of Modern Asia", Göttingen

  • 2009: "Zwischen Schaukampf und Trance: Ein Beispiel ritualisierter Konflikte auf Java", DVRW-Conference Bochum