Publications of Dr. Paul Christensen


Contributions in Journals & Edited Volumes |Monographs | Papers, Talks & Conferences

Contributions in Journals & Edited Volumes

2022
Paul Christensen:
"'We will never get rich if we follow Buddhism' – The Rise of Brahmanism in Cambodia from 1979 until Today". In: "Spirit Possession in Buddhist Southeast Asia. Worlds Ever More Enchanted" von Peter A. Jackson und Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière (Hrsg.). Kopenhagen: NIAS, S. 144-163.

2021
Paul Christensen:
“Davis, Erik W. Deathpower: Buddhism’s Ritual Imagination in Cambodia“. Book Review. Hualin International Journal of Buddhist Studies 4(1), pp. 390–396. https://dx.doi.org/10.15239/hijbs.04.01.13

2021
Paul Christensen:
“Bewacht und beschützt durch ting mong“. Südostasien. Zeitschrift für Politik, Kultur, Dialog. Stiftung Asienhaus, Köln.

2019.
Paul Christensen:
"'We will never get rich if we follow Buddhism' – The Rise of Brahmanism in Cambodia". GISCA Occasional Paper No. 24. [Download]

2018.
Paul Christensen:
"Geister in Kambodschas Politik". südostasien. Zeitschrift für Politik, Kultur, Dialog. Stiftung Asienhaus, Köln.

2016.
Paul Christensen:
"Spirits in Cambodian Politics". In: Voices from around the world, Oliver Tappe (ed.), Global South Studies Center Cologne, Köln.

2014.
Paul Christensen:
"Modernity and Spirit Possession in Java. Horse Dance and its contested Magic". In: "Dynamics of religion in Southeast Asia" by Volker Gottowik (ed). Amsterdam: Amsterdam Univ. Press, pp. 91-113.

2013.
Paul Christensen:
"Modernity and Spirit Possession in Java: Horse Dance as a Threatened Space of Interpretation". DORISEA working paper. [Download]

Monographs

2020.

Paul Christensen:
"Geister in Kambodscha - Macht, Existenz und rituelle Praxis". PhD Thesis. Göttingen Series in Social and Cultural Anthropology Vol. 17. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen. (order or download here)


Papers, Talks & Conferences


2022.
Paul Christensen:
(online) "Land and sand, -scaped and shaped: the social implications of sand mining in Cambodia" American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Seattle

2022.
Paul Christensen:
(online) "Building an International Partnership from the Ground Up: A Story About Global Online Learning Exchange in Action" Workshop, together with Heidi Upton, Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, Sonoma State University

2022.
Paul Christensen:
"Landscape and sand mining in Cambodia", EuroSEAS 2022 in Paris.

2022.
Paul Christensen:
"The capitalist frontiers of resource extraction: sand mining in Cambodia", Séminaire général du CASE, EHESS Paris.

2019.
Paul Christensen:
"Why there are spirits of the war in Vietnam but not in Cambodia", Centre Asie du Sud-Est, CNRS Paris.

2019.
Paul Christensen:
"Konzeptionen von Totengeistern in Kambodscha und Vietnam – Pol Pot und Ho Chi Minh im Vergleich", Universität Bremen.

2019.
Paul Christensen:
"Spirits in Cambodia – Existence, Power and Ritual Practice”, University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Hanoi, Vietnam.

2019.
Paul Christensen:
"Efficacy and Authenticity in Cambodian Spirit Possession Rituals", EuroSEAS 2019 in Berlin.

2014.
Paul Christensen:
"Geister und Geistmedien in Kambodscha", Institutscolloquium Ethnologie, Universität Göttingen.

2013.
Paul Christensen:
"Processes of Spiritual 'Blackboxing' in Cambodia- the Emergence of Spirits in Space and Embodiment", [Abstract] Vortragsreihe "Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia", HU Berlin.

2013.
Paul Christensen:
"Money, Magic, Mediumship. Religious responses to Cambodian reformism", EUROSeas 2013, Lissabon.

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

2009.
Paul Christensen:
"Zwischen Schaukampf und Trance: Ein Beispiel ritualisierter Konflikte auf Java", DVRW-Tagung Bochum.