6 Works

Le redoublement du sujet en français parlé* Motivations rythmiques

Anke Grutschus & Sandra Schwab

Gaoping, China. Die Konstruktion der Mittleren Buddha-Halle des Chongming-Klosters im Kreis Gaoping, Provinz Shanxi. Die Arbeiten der Jahre 2018 bis 2020

Mayke Wagner, Xiaocheng Chen, Klaus Mechelke, Thekla Schulz-Brize, Patrick Wertmann & Shipan Zhao
The Middle Buddha Hall of Chongming Monastery in Gaoping County, Shanxi Province is an existing wooden construction from the early period of the Northern Song Dynasty, and predates the treatise on architecture Yingzao Fashi. Its unusual main components of the dougong and the roof construction are a continuation of the style from the Tang Dynasty, which provides valuable examples for the study of the development of wooden structure in China. In the summer of 2018,...

Bodily boundaries and beyond: Exploring the malleability of bodily self-consciousness. An interview of Bigna Lenggenhager by Jasmine T. Ho and Raphaël Millière.

Bigna Lenggenhager, Jasmine T. Ho & Raphaël Millière
In this interview, Bigna Lenggenhager discusses her groundbreaking empirical work on bodily self-consciousness, bodily disorders and bodily illusions. The conversation explores issues related to the interpretation of the rubber hand illusion and the full-body illusion, the nature of the relationship between self-consciousness and bodily awareness, syndromes of disembodiment, as well as the use of virtual reality as a therapeutic tool for bodily disorders.

Perspektywy peryferyjnej historii i teorii kultury

Dorota Sajewska
Departing from the analysis of the relationship between the birth of the subject of race and the development of capitalism (Mbembe), Sajewska examines the status of blackness in semi-peripheral countries, such as Poland, whose participation in the history of colonial expansion is negligible, as is its influence on the shape and prosperity of capitalism. In her text she proposes to look at peripheral cultural practices as ways of producing and problematizing knowledge. She focuses her...

The ceramic finds from Guadalupe, Honduras: Optimizing archaeological documentation with a combination of digital and analog techniques

Franziska Fecher, Markus Reindel, Peter Fux, Brigitte Gubler, Hubert Mara, Paul Bayer & Mike Lyons
Journal of Global Archaeology, 2020

Rotting Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Horror in Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan

Sarah Rebecca Schmid
The success that the kabuki play Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan enjoyed was not simply due to its spectacular stage tricks, but also because of the inescapably intimate (human) nature of the horror displayed on stage. Sexuality and gender in particular dominate the horror on stage. The central character Oiwa serves as a vehicle for gendered fears rooted in Edoperiod attitudes towards sexuality. Keywords: Kabuki, Theatre, Edo Period, Femininity, Ghosts

Registration Year

  • 2020

Resource Types

  • Text


  • University of Zurich
  • Columbia University
  • University of Regensburg
  • HafenCity University Hamburg
  • University of Zurich, Department of Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology Division
  • University of Applied Sciences Mainz
  • University of Warsaw
  • Technical University of Berlin
  • Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Eurasien-Abteilung
  • Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Kommission für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen