07. September – 10. September 2021
‚Birthing and Dying in Southeast Asia: Morality Personhood and Care’ at the 2021 European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) conference is fast approaching! Dates of the conference: 7 – 10th of September 2021.
This is a gentle reminder that the deadline for abstracts for our panel ‚Birthing and Dying in Southeast Asia: Morality Personhood and Care’ at the 2021 European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) conference is fast approaching! If interested, please get in touch and submit an abstract (max 250 words) to Annemarie Samuels (firstname.lastname@example.org
) and/or Molly Fitzpatrick (email@example.com
) by this Saturday, the 15th of May.
Dates of the conference: 7 – 10th of September 2021
We were all born and we will all die, but processes of birthing and dying show a huge variation across cultures. Empirical studies of beginnings and ends of life in Southeast Asia suggest that the way a person …
… to focus on either birthing or dying, or both. Ultimately, with this panel we aim to provide insight into the cultural dimensions and moralities of care and personhood at these crucial moments in life.
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Gammeltoft, Tine. 2014. Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam. Berkeley: University of California Press.
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Please do not hesitate to contact either or both of us if you have any questions.