• forthcoming
    (with Marion Wettstein) “Ethnographic comparison and pre-history? A Comparison of the Chamdam Status Rituals among the Dumi Rai of Eastern nepal and the Feasts of merit among the Ao Naga of Northeast India”, for a edited volume on the ethno-linguistic prehistory of the Eastern Himalayas. Leiden, Boston: Brill.
  • forthcoming
    “Images, Impacts and Identities: The ‚archival’ history of the Naga of Northeast India”, for a Special Issue of Gradhiva – Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris. 
  • forthcoming
    (with Martin Gaenszle and Marion Wettstein) “Increasing Materiality and Emerging Concepts of Ethnic Religious Identity: The Case of ‘Kirat Religion’ in Nepal”, for a special issue of Social Analysis, guest editor: Cameron Warner.
  • in print
    (with Marion Wettstein and Chatur Bhakta Rai) Nuja: Text, Melody, and Movement of a ‘New Grain’ Ritual Performance among the Dumi Rai of Eastern Nepal. In: Gaenszle, Martin (Ed.). Ritual Speech in the Himalaya: Oral Texts and their Contexts. (Harvard Oriental Series), Mass.: Harvard University Press.
  • in print
    ”Walking with the Ancestors: ‘Localizing’ religious tradition and ethnic identity among the Dumi Rai of Eastern Nepal. In: The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya: Proceedings 2012, Kathmandu: Social Science Baha 2015.
  • in print
    ‘Naga: Lineages of a Term’. In: Neeladri Bhattacharya and Joy L.K. Pachuau (Eds.). Landscape, Culture and Belonging: Writing the History of Northeast India. Cambridge University Press.
  • 2016
    Watlong, the Naga Queen: negotiating local identities through narratives. Asian Ethnicity. Vol. 17 , Iss. 3, 2016. Routledge.
    View online (DOI 10.1080/14631369.2015.1091651)
  • 2015
    ‘Ritual und Raum im Schamanismus Ostnepals’. In: Erik Hornung und Andreas Schweizer (Hrsg.). Heilige Landschaft: Eranos 2013 und 2014. Basel: Schwabe. 191-236.
  • 2014
    Imag(in)ing the Nagas: The pictorial Ethnography of Hans-Eberhard Kauffmann and Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
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    Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers.
    Awarded with the ICAS Book Prize 2015 “Publishers Accolade for outstanding Production Values”
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  • 2013c
    Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf and his work among the Nagas. ‘Archives’ 61-62. Archive World Museum Vienna. 3-30.
  • 2013b
    (photography, text by Marion Wettstein) ‘Fashion Zeitgeist in Northeast India’. In: Kuldova, Tereza (ed.). Fashion India: Spectacular Capitalism. Oslo, Trondheim: Akademika Publishing. 72-87.
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  • 2013a
    (with Marion Wettstein) ‘Contesting Power, Negotiating Influence: Rai Shamans and New Religious Movements in Eastern Nepal’. In: Riboli, Diana and Davide Torri (Eds.). Shamanism and Violence: Conflict, Repression and Suffering in Indigenous Religious Contexts (Vitality of Indigenous Religions Series). Farnham, Berlington: Ashgate Publishers. 2013. Download PDF
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  • 2012d
    (with Marion Wettstein): Ongoing Research about Dumi Rai Culture and Tradition by the University of Vienna. Isilim Magazine. Dumi Kirat Rai Funsikim: Kathmandu.
  • 2012c
    ‘Seeing beyond the obvious: The power of one man’s photography to bring alive Nepal’s landscape, history and culture’ Nepali Times #617 (10 AUG 2012 – 16 AUG 2012). Kathmandu. p.6-7.
  • 2012b
    ‘Visual Archive: Nepal beyond its Landscapes’ Republica: The Week, 3.8.2012. Kathmandu. p.10.
  • 2012a
    (with Marion Wettstein) ‘Connecting to the Past’. In: Jacobs, Julian 2012. The Nagas: Hill Peoples of Northeast India. Revised Second Edition. London: Thames & Hudson. i-xxxii. Download PDF
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  • 2011b
    ‘Der Kopfbaum von Yimpang: Ethnographische Notizen zu den Naga’ / ‘The Head-Tree of Yimpang: Ethnographic Notes on the Nagas’. In: Claus Hüppe-Stiftung in Zusammenarbeit mit der Stadt Oldenburg (Ed.). Michael Wutz, Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag.
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  • 2011a
    School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Digital Archives and Special Collections: The J.P. Mills collection. Online database (Image descriptions)
    link: SOAS – Digital Archives & Special Collections
  • 2009
    School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Digital Archives and Special Collections: Fürer-Haimendorf Archive. Online database (Image descriptions for more than 7000 images from Naga areas and Nepal photographed by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf)
    link: SOAS – Digital Archives & Special Collections
  • 2008c
    (with Marion Wettstein). ‘Cultural extravagance’ and the search for identity in presentday Nagaland’. In: Naga: A Forgotten Mountain Region Rediscovered. Merian, Basel 2008. Download PDF
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    German version: ‘Kulturelle Extravaganz’ und Identitätssuche im heutigen Nagaland’. In: Naga: Eine vergessene Bergregion neu entdeckt. Merian, Basel 2008
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  • 2008b
    (Edited Book) with Michael Oppitz, Thomas Kaiser and Marion Wettstein. Naga Identities: Changing Local Cultures in the Northeast of India. Snoeck Publishers, Gent 2008. Review at EBHR.
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    German Edition: Naga Identitäten: Zeitenwende einer Lokalkultur im Nordosten Indiens. Benteli Verlag, Basel: 2008. Review at pretoriusstiftung.de.
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    Contributions ‘Creating Naga: Identity between Colonial Construction, Political Calculation, and Religious Instrumentalisation.’ (German: “Die Erfindung der Naga: Identität zwischen kolonialer Konstruktion, politischem Kalkül und religiöser Instrumentalisierung”), pp 57-80; and among other contributions (with the co-editors) ‘The Nagas – an Introduction’ (‘Die Naga – Eine Einführung’) pp. 11-29.
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  • 2008a
    ‘Neues Korn und altes Wissen’. In: Wolfgang Marschall, Paola von Wyss-Giacosa und Andreas Isler (Hrsg.). Genauigkeit : Schöne Wissenschaft. Benteli-Verlag, Bern und Sulgen: 2008.
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  • 2007
    Guiding the Way: Death Rituals of the Dumi Rai of Eastern Nepal. Master-Thesis at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Zürich
  • 2006
    (with Tatjana Frauenfelder and Rebecca Zingg): ATLAS/ti: Tutorial mit CD-Rom. Teaching material for methodology at the Ethnologisches Seminar der Universität Zürich.
  • 2005
    ‘Verstehen im Zwischenzustand’. In: Wettstein, Marion (Ed.). Jenseitswelten: Von Geistern, Schiffen und Liebhabern. Völkerkundemuseum der Universität, Zürich: 2005.
  • 2003b
    Brüder auf Schwingen’. In: Gefässe für das Heilige. Indische Gegenstände reden von Religion. Andreas Isler, Cornelia Vogelsanger, Paola von Wyss Giacosa (Hrsg.). Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich. pp 62-63.
  • 2003a
    (mit Marion Wettstein): Traditional and Modern Knowledge – two inseparable sisters. Isilim Magazine. Dumi Kirat Rai Funsikim: Kathmandu.
  • 2002
    (mit Dario Donati, Christoph Kühn, Beatrice Kümin und Peter Nebel): Salaam – 1046 Fotografien von Helen Keiser aus der Sammlung des Völkerkundemuseums: eine Bilddatenbank des Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich. Multimedia CD-Rom. Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich.
  • 2001
    Features of Colour in Dumi Rai Culture. Isilim Magazine. Dumi Kirat Rai Funsikim: Kathmandu.

 

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