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Bruce Kapferer har utført en rekke langvarige feltarbeid i Zambia, India (Kerala), Sri Lanka og Australia og hans engasjement innen antropologi har omhandlet problemstillinger knyttet til urbanisering og migrasjon, vold og statsdannelse, ritualteori og politiske og sosiale formasjoner, samt engasjert seg i teoridannelse innen sosialantropologi.

Før Kapferer kom til Institutt for sosialantropologi, UiB i 1999 har han arbeidet ved en lang rekke institusjoner som inkluderer Center For Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, Wassenaar, Institute For Advanced Studies, Hebrew University og Centre for Cultural Research, Aarhus.

Posisjoner han har holdt inkluderer Commonwealth Scholar & Research Affiliate, Rhodes Livingstone Institute (senere Institute For African Studies), Zambia 1963-1966, førsteamanuensis ved University of Manchester 1966-1973, professor ved University of Adelaide 1973-1985, professor ved University College London 1985 -1996 samt professor ved James Cook University 1996-1999. Kapferer har også i ulike kapasitetet vært tilknyttet University of California, Los Angeles, Stockholms Universitet, Københavns Universitet og Gøteborgs Universitet.

 

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Crisis and communitas: Victor Turner and social process. Anthropology Today. 1-2.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. What is analysis? Between theory, ethnography, and method. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 1-30.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. From the Outside In. Anthropology as a Dialectic of Unsettlement. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 27-30.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. A Nail in the Coffin. Arena Magazine.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. The Cuckoo in the Nest. Arena Magazine. 31-34.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Ideas on Populism. Arena Magazine. 31-34.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Comment on Joel Robbins "What is the matter with transcendence? On the place of religion in the new anthropology of ethics". Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 790-795.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. A Note on Gluckman’s 1930s Fieldwork in Natal. History in Africa. 147-154.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Ritual Practice and Anthropological Theory inReligion and Society: Advances in Research. Religion and Society: Advances in Research. 3-11.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. How anthropologists think: configurations of the exotic. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 813-836.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Strathern's new comparative anthropology: thoughts from Hagen and Zambia. Common Knowledge. 104-110.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. The aporia of power. Crisis and the emergence of the corporate state. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 125-151.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. In the event. Towards an anthropology of generic moments. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 1-30.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Beyond Ritual as Performance. Towards Ritual as Dynamics and Virtuality. Paragrana. Internationale Zeitschrift für Historische Anthropologie. 231-249.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Religiosities toward a Future-in Pursuit of the New Millennium. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 1-16.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Comment: Interrogating the new-pluralist orthodoxy in American Anthropology A new ethnography of the state? Dialectical Anthropology. 93-95.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Beyond Symbolic Representation: Victor Turner and Variations on the Themes of Ritual Process and Liminality. Suomen Antropologi. 5-24.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Anthropology and the dialectic of enlightenment: A discourse on the definition and ideals of a threatened discipline. The Australian Journal of Anthropology. 72-96.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. New Formations of Power, the oligarchic corporate state and anthropological discourse. Anthropological Theory. 285-299.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. In positions to do great Damage: A comment on the Cushman, Denich, Hayden and Wilson debate Anthropological Theory Vol.5(4): 577-581. Anthropological Theory. 577-581.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Democracy, Wild Sovereignties and The New Leviathan. Bulletin of the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies. 23-38.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. The Australian Society of the State. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 80-107.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Injustice, Suffering and the State: Sorcery and renewal in Contemporary Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies. 25 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Culture of the State. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 4-23.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Star Wars. About anthropology, culture and globalisation. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 2-29.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Sorcery and the Shapes of Globalization. Disjunctions and Continuities- the case of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 4-28.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Globalization, The State and Civil Violence in Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies. 59-111.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Ethnic Nationalism and the Discourses of Violence in Sri Lanka. Communal Plural. 33-67.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Comment on "Random Mind: Towards an Appreciation of Openness in Individual, Society and Anthropology" by Nigel Rapport. The Australian Journal of Anthropology. 212-214.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Anthropology. The paradox of the secular. Social Anthropology. 341-344.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. The Sorcery of Consciousness: A Sinhala Buddhist Ritual Dicourse on the Dynamics of Consciousness. Communication and Cognition. 97-120.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Star Wars: About Anthropology, Cultue and Globalization. The Australian Journal of Anthropology. 1-25.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Sexuality and the Art of Seduction in Sinhala Exorcism. Ethnos. 5-32.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. “What is Populism?”. Keynote lecture given at «Populism in Theory: towards an Anthropological frame». Conference jointly organized by the ERC Grassroots Economics (GRECO) project, University of Barcelona and the ERC Egalitarianism: Forms, Processes, Comparisons project, University of Bergen. 10-12 January 2017.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. «Egalitarian Paradox and Hierarchical Intimacy». Keynote lecture presented at opening conference of «Gender and Cultures of Equality» opening conference, 11 May 2016, The Guildhall, Kingston-Upon-Hill, University of Hull.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. "Technology, egalitarianism and society: An introduction". Opening paper given at the workshop "New Technologies and their Social Impact". Workshop organized by Rolf Scott and Bruce Kapferer, University of Bergen, in London, 10.-11. November 2016.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. "Foundational Hierarchy and Egalitarian Paradox". Paper presented at workshop “Hierarchy, Egalitarianism & Responsibility”, 13-14 May 2016, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. "Charlie Hebdo and state reaction". Paper given at the workshop "Authoritarianism and Religiosity", 12.-13. November 2015, organized by Roshan DeSilva Wijeyeratne and Graeme Were, University of Queensland.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. "Anthropological Issues in Deleuze on Modernity". Keynote lecture given at the "Third International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference. Inter-national, inter-connection, inter-operativity", 05-07.06.15. Hosted by Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, Manipal University, Mangalore, India.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. “Imaginaries of the Future: Concluding Remarks “. Paper presented at “Strangers in Strange Lands: Mapping the Relationship between Anthropology and Science Fiction”, an interdisciplinary workshop, 15-16 November 2014, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. "Mitchell and Latour: Two Approaches to Networks. Elementary Critical Considerations". Keynote lecture given at the Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis, University of Manchester. 50th anniversary Conference, 29 October 2014.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. 'The corporate state'. Paper presented at the Fulbright 60 year conference 'Sustainable societies in the tropical world', 18.-20. August 2010, Cairns.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. 'Ritual Virtualities: Beyond Dramatic Metaphors.' Paper presented at the conference 'Performing the future', 8.-10. July 2010, Berlin.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. "Victor Turner and the Concept of the Liminal". Keynote lecture at the conference "Death and liminality. Concepts, rituals and iconography" held at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen 29th and 30th of October 2010.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. "Montage and Time: Deleuze, Cinema and a Buddhist Sorcery Rite". Paper presented at the Senior Seminar, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 4. November 2010.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Virtuality and Liminality: the Contribution of Victor Turner to the Study of Ritual.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Violence and the Formation of the Corporate State.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Mary Douglas, Henri Frankfort and the Virtual.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Europe at, across and beyond the borders.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. The Manchester School and the Issue of Holism.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. The ANZAC Tradition and Australian Nationalism.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Erewhon Revisted: Anthropology and the Dialectis of the Enlightenment.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The logic of healing in Sri Lanka.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The Aesthetics of Symbolic Construction and Experience.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Situational analysis and the Manchester School.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. New ontological constructions in the cinema.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. New Formations of Power, the Oligarchic-Corporate State, and Anthropological Ideological Discourse.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Introduction, comments and final summary.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Globalization and the corporate state.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. War and the State: A critical introduction.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Old Permutations, New Formations: War, State and Global Transgression.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Democracy and the state.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Post Colonial State Formations.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Healing in Sri Lanka.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Egalitarianism and the Australian State, Individualism and Postmodernity.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Aesthetics and Exorcism in Sri Lanka.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Sorcery and Resistance in Sri Lanka.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Sorcery and Hatred.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. New Religious Movements and Globalization.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Globalization and the Resurgence of Irrationality?
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Culture, Fieldwork and the Crisis in Anthropology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Culture and the Crisis in Anthropology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Critical Perspectives on the Anthropology of Migration and Globalization.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Buddhism and Consciousness.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Anthropology and Secularism.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Anthropology and Globalization.
Leder
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Anthropology at risk. Anthropology Today. 1-2.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Responses to David Trigger's Article Anthropology Pure and Profane: The Politics of Applied Research in Aboriginal Australia (previous issue). Anthropological Forum: a journal of social anthropology and comparative sociology. 67-93.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. 'Anthropologists Are Talking' about anthropology after globalisation. Ethnos.
Short communication
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. The Trump Reality. Arena Magazine: The Australian Magazine of Left Political, Social and Cultural Commentary. 18-31.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. How to approach the state in anthropology? A response to Thomas Blom Hansen. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. 137-139.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Comment [til Pnina Werbners artikkel 'Notes from a Small Place: Anthropological Blues in the Face of Global Terror']. Current Anthropology. 211-212.
Anmeldelse
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Back to the future. Descola’s neostructuralism. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. 389-400.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Foundation and Empire (with apologies to Isaac Asimov): A Consideration of Hardt and Negri's Empire. A Review Article. Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 167-179.
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. State, Resistance, Transformation: Anthropological Perspectives on the Dynamics of Power in Contemporary Global Realities. Sean Kingston Publishing.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Moral Anthropology: A Critique. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Against Exoticism. Toward the Transcendence of Relativism and Universalism in Anthropology. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. In the event. Toward an anthropology of generic moments. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Contesting the State: The Dynamics of Resistance and Control. Sean Kingston Publishing.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Legends of people, myths of state. Violence, Intolerance, and Political Culture in Sri Lanka and Australia. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Contemporary religiosities. Emergent socialites and the post-nation state. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Crisis of the state. War and social upheaval. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The Retreat of the Social: The Rise and Rise of Reductionism. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Oligarchs and Oligopolies. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Aesthetics in Performance: Formations of Symbolic Construction and Experience. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. The World Trade Center and Global Crisis: Some Critical Perspectives. Berghahn Books.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. State, Sovereignty, War: Civil Violence in Emerging Global Realities. Berghahn Books.
Vitenskapelig monografi
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. 2001 and counting. Kubrick, Nietzsche, and anthropology.
Fagbok
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. The Feast of the Sorcerer: Practices of Consciousness and Power. Chicago University Press.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1992. A Celebration of Demons: Exorcism and the Aesthetics of Healing in Sri Lanka. - 2nd. edition. Smithsonian Institution Press and Berg Press.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1988. Legends of People, Myths of State: Violence, Intolerance and Political Culture in Sri Lanka and Australia. -.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1987. Power, Process and Transformation: Essays in Memory of Max Gluckman (Special Issue 22). Social Analysis.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1983. A Celebration of Demons: Exorcism and the Aesthetics of Healing in Sri Lanka. Indiana University Press.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1979. The Power of Ritual (Special Issue 1)(Republished 1980). Social Analysis.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1976. Transaction and Meaning: Directions in the Anthropology of Exchange and Symbolic Behavior (Association of Social Anthropology Monograph Series). ISHI, Philadelphia.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1972. Strategy and Transaction in an African Factory. Manchester University Press.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1967. Cooperation, Leadership and Village Structure: a Study of Ten Bisa Villages of the Bangweulu Swanmps, Zambia. Manchester University Press.
Hovedfagsoppgave
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Aboriginal Dreamings and Existence– Living with the Kuku Yalanji.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Tourism and the Politics of the Body in Cuba:Male and female sexualized strategies.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Porteño Logics:The Meaning of Taste and Moralities in Social Classification in Buenos Air.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Opportunities and racism in a sectarian divide: The Indian community in Northern Ireland.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Coping with Spirits through Healing:The Meeting between Protestantism and Traditional Religion in the Mikea Forest of Southwest Madagascar.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. An Angel Watching Over Me: Fan Culture and the Formations of Self and Identity in Buenos Aires.
Mastergradsoppgave
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. The Remnants of Colonial Capital. Economic Crisis and the Social Reproduction of Alienation in the South of Indian Plantation Belt.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. The Clash of Domestic Econonies. Microcredit and Household Economic Processes the Migrant Settlements of Kerala, India.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. NEW URBAN SPATIALITIES: PUBLIC SPACES AND NEW RELIGIOUS ASSERTIONS IN THE ERNAKULAM URBAN COMPLEX.
Populærvitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Brexit and Remain: A pox on all their houses. Focaalblog.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Gluckman og Manchester-Skolen i social-antropogiens historie. Jordens Folk. 11-149.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1978. Structural Marginality and the Urban Social Order. Urban Anthropology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1977. First Class to Maradana: Secular Drama in Sinhalese Healing Rites. Secular Ritual.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1976. Transactional Models Reconsidered. Transaction and Meaning.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1976. Conflict and Contradiction in a Zambian Mining Community. Conflict and Contradiction: Essays in Honour of Max Gluckman.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1975. Entertaining Demons: Comedy, Interaction and Meaning in a Sinhalese Healing Ritual. Modern Ceylon Studies (Reprinted in Social Analysis Special Issue 1, 1979).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1973. Social network and conjugal role in urban Zambia: towards a reformulation of the Bott hypothesis. Network Analysis: Studies in Human Interaction.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1972. Forms of Joking Activity: A Comparative Approach. American Anthropologist. 3.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1971. Theoretical orientations in the study of labour migration. New Atlantis.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1969. Norms and the manipulation of relationships in a work context. Social Networks in Urban Situations (Manchester University Press, Manchester).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1966. The Population of a Zambian Municipal Township. Communication I (Institute for Social Research, Lusaka). 35pp.
Kronikk
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Er populisme udemokratisk? Morgenbladet. 30-30.
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Death as Victory, Victory as Death : Violence, Martyrdom, and the Cosmology of Revolution in the Kurdish Freedom Movement.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. The Global Self. Constituting the Self as a Point in a Grid-Based Global World.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Migrants of Consciousness: Spiritual exile, self-transformation and the overcoming of individualism in the Kabbalah Centre.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Buddhism in Popular Culture: The case of Sri Lankan ‘Tovil dance'.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Island of conjuncture: State modalities and historical trajectories in Cyprus.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State.
Intervju
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Nå kommer gerilja-antropologene.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Knuser myter om likhet.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. "Say hello to the guerrilla anthropologists".
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Moving at the margins to re-centre anthropology.
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Introduction: Reconceptualizing the Discipline. 24 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Crises of power and the state in global realities. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Buddhist cosmological forms and the situation of total terror in Sri Lanka’s ethnic civil war .
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Afterword. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Introduction: Against Exoticism. 23 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Afterword: Lessons of the Exotic. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. When Is a Joke Not a Joke? The Paradox of Egalitarianism. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Introduction. In the Event—toward an Anthropology of Generic Moments. 28 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Cosmology and the mythic in Kubrick’s 2001: the imaginary in the aesthetic of cinema. 32 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. The Cosmic Vortex and Don Handelman's Anthropological Vision: A Personal View. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Montage and Time, Deleuze, Cinema and a Buddhist Sorcery Rite. 25 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Post-War Realities in Sri Lanka: From the Crime of War to the Crime of Peace in Sri Lanka. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Forces in the Production of the State. 19 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Louis Dumont and a holist anthropology. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Introduction. Religiosities toward a future. In pursuit of the new millennium. 16 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. From the Crime of War to the Crime of Peace. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Introduction: The crisis of power and reformations of the state in globalizing realities. 26 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Max Gluckman. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Egalitarianism. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Cosmologies. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Afterword. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Virtuality. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Nationalism and Neo-Populism in Australia: Hansonism and the Politics of the New Right in Australia. 21 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Mask and Face in Sinhala Exorcism. 17 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Dynamics. 16 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The Social Construction of Reductionist Thought and Practice. 18 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Sorcery and the Beautiful:A Discourse on the Aesthetics of Ritual. 31 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Oligarchic Corporations and New State Formations. 23 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Introduction: The Aesthetics of Symbolic Construction and Experience. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Foreword. 1 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Ritual Dynamics and Virtual Practice: Against Representation and Meaning. 25 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Sorcery and the Shapes of Globalization, Disjunctions and Continuities. 30 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Sorcery, Modernity and the Constitutive Imaginary: Hybridizing Continuities. 24 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Outside All Reason: Magic, Sorcery and Epistemology in Anthropology. 30 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Hatred, Revenge and Sorcery: Reflections on the personalization of violence in contemporary societies. 7 sider.
Leksikonartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Ethnic Violence and the Nationalism of Destruction in Sri Lanka. 7 sider. I:
    • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity.
Populærvitenskapelig bok
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Tovil:Exorcismes therapeutiques bouddhistes. Editions DesIris.

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Utvalgte publikasjoner

Bøker
2011. Legends of People, Myths of State. Violence, Intolerance and Political Culture in Sri Lanka and Australia. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books. [Revidert utgave med kapitler og kommentarer av blant annet David Rampton, Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Rohan Bastin og Barry Morris.]

1998 [1988]. Legends of People, Myths of State. Violence, Intolerance and Political Culture in Sri Lanka and Australia. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

1997. The feast of the sorcerer. Practices of Consciousness and Power. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.

1991 [1987]. A celebration of demons Exorcism and the Aesthetics of Healing in Sri Lanka. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

1972. Strategy and Transaction in an African Factory. Manchester: Manchester, University Press.

1967. Co-operation, leadership and village structure. A preliminary economic and political study of ten Bisa villages in the northern province of Zambia. Lusaka: University of Zambia.

1966. The Population of a Zambian Municipal Township. Communication I. Lusaka: Institute for Social Research.


Redigerte verk

2012. [med Angela Hobart] Contesting the state. The dynamics of resistance and control. Oxford: Sean Kingston Publishing.

2010. [med Annelin Eriksen og Kari Telle] Contemporary Religiosities. Emergent Socialities and the Post-Nation-State.  New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2009. [with Bjørn Enge Bertelsen] Crisis of the state. War and Social Upheaval. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2005. Oligarchs and Oligopolies. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2005. The Retreat of the Social: The Rise and Rise of Reductionism. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2005. [med Angela Hobart] Aesthetics in Performance: Formations of Symbolic Construction and Experience. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2004. State, Sovereignty, War: Civil Violence in Emerging Global Realities. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2004. The World Trade Center and Global Crisis: Critical Perspectives. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2002. Beyond Rationalism: Rethinking Magic, Witchcraft and Sorcery. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books.

2002. [med Georges Papigny] Tovil. Exorcismes therapeutiques bouddhistes. Paris: Editions DesIris.

1987. Power, process and transformation. Essays in memory of Max Gluckman. Temanummer av Social analysis, 22.

1979. The Power of ritual : transition, transformation and transcendence in ritual practice. Temanummer av Social analysis, 1

1976. Transaction and meaning. Directions in the anthropology of exchange and symbolic behavior. Philadelphia : Institute for the Study of Human Issues.
 

Bokkapitler
2012. [med Christopher Taylor] Introduction: Forces in the production of the state, i Bruce Kapferer og Angela Hobart (red.) Contesting the state. The dynamics of resistance and control. Oxford: Sean Kingston Publishing, pp. 1-19.

2012. [med Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne] Post-war realities in Sri Lanka: From the crime of war to the crime of peace in Sri Lanka?, i Bruce Kapferer og Angela Hobart (red.) Contesting the state. The dynamics of resistance and control. Oxford: Sean Kingston Publishing, pp. 147-160.

2011. Louis Dumont and a holist anthropology, i Ton Otto og Nils Bubandt (red.) Experiments in holism. Theory and practice in contemporary anthropology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 187-208.

2010. From the crime of war to the crime of peace, i Ana Pararajasingham (red.) Sri Lanka: 60 Years of 'Independence' and Beyond. Emmenbrucke, Switzerland: Centre for Just Peace and Democracy, pp. 182-191.

2009. [med Bjørn Enge Bertelsen] Introduction: The Crisis of Power and Reformations of the State in Globalizing Realities, i Bruce Kapferer og Bjørn Enge Bertelsen (red.) Crisis of the state. War and Social Upheaval. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 1-26.

2008. Afterword: Cosmologies, i Marianne Lien og Marit Melhus (red.) Holding Worlds Together. New York og Oxford: Berghahn, pp 185-198.

2007. Egalitarianism, i Michael Flood et al (red.) International encyclopedia of men and masculinities. Oxford: Routledge, pp. 167-168.

2007. Max Gluckman, i Clark, David Scott (red.) Encyclopedia of Law & Society. American and Global Perspectives. Los Angeles: Sage publications.

2006. Virtuality, i Jens Kreinath, Jan Snoek og Michael Stausberg (red.) Theorizing Rituals, Volume 1: Issues, Topics, Approaches, Concepts. Leiden og Boston: Brill, pp. 671-684.

2006. Dynamics, i Jens Kreinath, Jan Snoek og Michael Stausberg (red.) Theorizing Rituals, Volume 1: Issues, Topics, Approaches, Concepts. Leiden og Boston: Brill, pp. 506-522.

2006. [med Barry Morris] Nationalism and neo-populism in Australia: Hansonism and the politics of the New Right in Australia, i Andre Gingrich og Marcus Banks (red.) Neo-nationalism in Europe and Beyond: Perspectives From Social Anthropology. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 248-270.

2006. Situations, crisis, and the anthropology of the concrete. The contribution of Max Gluckman, i T.M.S. Evens og D. Handelman (red.) The Manchestes school. Practice and ethnographic praxis in anthropology. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 118-155.

2006. Coda. Recollections and refutations, i T.M.S. Evens og D. Handelman (red.) The Manchestes school. Practice and ethnographic praxis in anthropology. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 118-155.

2005. Oligarchic Corporations and New State Formations, i Bruce Kapferer (red.), Oligarchs and Oligopolies. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 1-23

2005. Mask and Face in Sinhala Exorcism, i D. Shulman (red.) Masked Ritual and Performance in South India: Dance, Healing and Possession. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 72-88.

2005. Sorcery and the Beautiful. A Discourse on the Aesthetics of Ritual, i Angela Hobart og Bruce Kapferer (red.), Aesthetics in Performance: Formations of Symbolic Construction and Experience. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 129-160.

2005. The Social Construction of Reductionist Thought and Practice, i Bruce Kapferer (red.) The Retreat of the Social: The Rise and Rise of Reductionism. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 1-18.

2005. Foreword, i Christian Krohn-Hansen og Knut Nustad (red.) State Formation: Anthropological Perspectives. London: Pluto Press, pp. vii-xii.

2004. Ritual Dynamics and Virtual Practice. Against Representation and Meaning, i Don Handelman og Galina Lindquist (red.) Ritual in its own right: Exploring the dynamics of transformation. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 35-54.

2004. Introduction. Old permutations, new formations? War, state, and global aggression, i Bruce Kapferer (red.) State, Sovereignty, War: Civil Violence in Emerging Global Realities. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 1-15.

2004. Ethnic Violence and the Nationalism of Destruction in Sri Lanka, i Dinah Shelton (red.) Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. Farmington Hills: Macmillan Reference.

2003. Sorcery, Modernity and the Constitutive Imaginary: Hybridising Continuities, i Bruce Kapferer (red.) Beyond Rationalism: Rethinking Magic, Witchcraft and Sorcery. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 105-128.

2003. Sorcery and the Shapes of Globalization Disjunctions and Continuities: The Case of Sri Lanka, i Jonathan Friedman (red.) Globalization, the State, and Violence. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press, pp 249-78.

2002. Hatred, Revenge and Sorcery: Reflections on the personalization of violence in contemporary societies, i Tor Aase (red.) Tournaments of Power: Honor and Revenge in the Contemporary World. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 143-149

2002. Outside All Reason: Magic, Sorcery and Epistemology in Anthropology, i Bruce Kapferer (red.) Beyond Rationalism: Rethinking Magic, Witchcraft and Sorcery. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 1-30.

2002. Sorcery, Modernity and the Constitutive Imaginary: Hybridizing Continuities, i Bruce Kapferer (red.), Beyond Rationalism: Rethinking Magic, Witchcraft and Sorcery. New York og Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 105-128.

1996. Remythologizing discourses. State and insurrectionary violence in Sri Lanka, i D. Apter (red.) Legitimation of violence. London: Routledge, pp. 159-188.

1995. Bureaucratic erasure: identity, resistance and violence : aborigines and a discourse of autonomy in a North Queensland town, i Daniel Miller (red.) Worlds apart. Modernity through the prism of the local. London: Routledge, pp. 69-90.

1995. From the edge of death. Sorcery and the motion of consciousness, i A. Cohen og N. Rapport (red.) Questions of consciousness. London: Routledge, pp. 134-152.

1995. The performance of categories. Plays of identity in Africa and Australia, i A. Rogers og S. Vertovec (red.) The urban context. Oxford: Berg Press, pp. 55-80.

1988. Performance and the structuring of meaning and experience, i Victor Turner og Edward M. Bruner (red.) The anthropology of experience. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 188-206.

1977. First class to Maradana. Secular drama in Sinhalese writing, i Sally Falk Moore og Barbara G. Myerhoff (red.) Secular ritual. Assen: Van Gorcum, pp. 91-123.

1976. Introduction: Transaction Models Reconsidered, i Bruce Kapferer (ed.) Transaction and Meaning. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, pp. 1-22

1976. Conflict and process in a Zambian mine community, i Myron J. Aronoff (red.) Freedom and constraint. Amsterdam: Van Gorcum, pp. 55-82.

1973. Social Network and Conjugal Role in Urban Zambia: Towards a Reformulation of the Bott Hypothesis, i Jeremy Boissevain og J. Clyde Mitchell (red.) Network Analysis. Studies in Human Interaction. The Hague: Mouton.

1969. Norms and the Manipulation of Relationships in a Work Context, i J.C. Mitchell (red.) Social Networks in Urban Situations. Manchester: Manchester University Press.


Tidsskriftartikler
2012. [with Diane Austin-Broos; Bastin, Rohan; Merlan, Francesca; Morris, Barry; Peterson, Nicolas; Vaarzon-Morel, Petronella] Responses to David Trigger's article 'Anthropology Pure and Profane: The Politics of Applied Research in Aboriginal Australia' (previous issue). Anthropological Forum, 22(1):67-93.2011.

Strathern’s new comparative anthropology. Common Knowledge, 17(1): 104-110.

2010. [med Lotte Meinert] In the event. Towards an anthropology of generic moments. Social Analysis, 54(3): 1-30.

2010. The Aporia of Power: Crisis and the Emergence of the Corporate State.  Social Analysis, 54(1): 125-151. 

2009. [med Annelin Eriksen og Kari Telle] Religiosities toward a Future. In Pursuit of the New Millennium. Social analysis, 53(1): 1-16.

2008. Beyond Symbolic representation: Victor Turner and Variations on the Themes of Ritual Process and Liminality. Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 33 (4): 5-24.

2008. Comment: Interrogating the new-pluralist orthodoxy in American Anthropology A new ethnography of the state? Dialectical Anthropology, 32 (1-2): 93-95.

2007. Anthropology and the dialectic of enlightenment: A discourse on the definition and ideals of a threatened discipline. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 18 (1): 72-96.

2007. [med E. Hirsch, E. Martin og A. Tsing] 'Anthropologists Are Talking' about anthropology after globalisation. Ethnos, 72(1): 102-126.

2005. New Formations of Power, the Oligarchic-Corporate State, and Anthropological Ideological Discourse. Anthropological Theory, 5(3): 285-299.

2005. In positions to do great Damage. A comment on the Cushman, Denich, Hayden and Wilson debate. Anthropological theory, 5(4): 577-581.

2005. Situations, crisis, and the anthropology of the concrete. The contribution of Max Gluckman. Social analysis, 49(3): 85-133.

2005. Coda. Recollections and refutations. Social analysis, 49(3): 273-283.

2004. Ritual Dynamics and Virtual Practice: Beyond Representation and Meaning. Social Analysis, 48 (2): 33-54.

2004. Democracy, Wild Sovereignties and the New Leviathan. Bulletin of the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies, 6 (2): 23-38.

2003. Injustice, Suffering and the State: Sorcery and renewal in Contemporary Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies, 5(2).

2003. The Australian Society of the State. Social analysis, 47(3): 80-107.

2003. Erindring om forgangne tider. Gluckman og Manchester-skolen i social-antropologiens historie. Jordens folk, 38(3): 11-14.

2002. Outside All Reason: Magic, Sorcery and Epistemology in Anthropology. Social Analysis, 46 (3): 1-30.

2002. Sorcery, Modernity and the Constitutive Imaginary: Hybridizing Continuities. Social Analysis, 46 (3): 103-128.

2002. Ethnicity, Nationalism and Culture of the State. The 17th Edvard Westermarck Memorial Lecture. Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 27 (2): 2-23.

2002. Foundation and Empire (with apologies to Isaac Asimov): A Consideration of Hardt and Negri's Empire. A Review Article. Social analysis, 46(1): 167-179.

2001. Anthropology. The paradox of the secular. Social Anthropology, 9(3): 341-344.

2001. Comment on "Random Mind: Towards an Appreciation of Openness in Individual, Society and Anthropology" by Nigel Rapport. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 12(2): 212-214.

2001. Ethnic Nationalism and the Discourses of Violence in Sri Lanka. Communal Plural, 9(1): 33-67.

2001. Globalization, The State and Civil Violence in Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the Royal of Inter-Faith Studies, 3(2): 59-111.

2001. Sorcery and the Shapes of Globalization. Disjunctions and Continuities- the case of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 26(1): 4-28.

2001. Star Wars. About anthropology, culture and globalisation. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 26(3): 2-29.

2000. Star Wars: About Anthropology, Culture and Globalization. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 11(3): 174-198.

2000. Sexuality and the Art of Seduction in Sinhalese Exorcism. Ethnos, 65 (1): 5-32.

2000. The sorcery of Consciousness: A Sinhala Discourse on the Dynamics of Consciousness". Jnl. Of Communication and Cognition, 33(1-2).

1999. [med Edward F. Fischer, Quetzil E. Castaneda, Quetzil E. Castañeda, Johannes Fabian, Jonathan Friedman, Charles Hale, Richard Handler, Michael Kearney] Cultural Logic and Maya Identity: Rethinking Constructivism and Essentialism [and Comments and Reply]. Current Anthropology, 40(4): 473-499.

1990. [med Jonathan Spencer, Richard Handler, R. S. Khare, Dennis B. McGilvray, Gananath Obeyesekere, Daniel A. Segal og Martin Southwold] Writing Within: Anthropology, Nationalism, and Culture in Sri Lanka [and Comments and Reply]. Current Anthropology, 31(3): 283-300.

1989. Nationalist ideology and a comparative anthropology. Ethnos, 195-234.

1988. The anthropologist as hero. Critique of anthropology, 8(2): 77-104.

1988. Gramsci's Body and a Critical Medical Anthropology. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, N.S. 2(4): 426-432.

1980. [med Don Handelman] Symbolic types, mediation and the transformation of ritual context: Sinhalese demons and Tewa clowns. Semiotica, 30(1-2): 41-72.

1979. Mind, Self, and Other in Demonic Illness: The Negation and Reconstruction of Self. American Ethnologist, 6(1): 110-133.

1979. Introduction: Ritual Process and the Transformation of Context. Social Analysis, 1: 3-19.

1979. Entertaining Demons: Comedy, Interaction and Meaning in a Sinhalese Healing Ritual. Social Analysis, 1:108-152.

1978. Structural marginality and the urban social order. Urban Anthropology, 7(3): 287-320.

1977. [med Thomas J. Scheff, Brenda E. F. Beck, Michael P. Carroll, Arlene Kaplan Daniels, Richard Day, Stephen Fuchs, Jeffrey H. Goldstein, Don Handelman, Arlie Russell Hochschild, Ivan Karp, Aaron Lazare, Philippe Mitrani, Kurt O. Schlesinger, John D. Stoeckle, Jan Van Baal, W. E. A. Van Beek, Thomas Rhys Williams] The Distancing of Emotion in Ritual [and Comments and Reply]. Current Anthropology, 18(3): 483-505.

1972. [med Don Handelman] Forms of Joking Activity: A Comparative Approach. American Anthropologist, 74(3): 484-517.

1971. [med G.K. Garbett] Theoretical orientations in the study of labour migration. New Atlantis, 2: 179-197.


Bokomtaler
1998. Bokomtale. Understanding Witchcraft and Sorcery in Southeast Asia av C. W. Watson og Roy Ellen. American Ethnologist, 25(3): 521-522.

1994. Bokomtale. Buddhism Betrayed? Religion, Politics, and Violence in Sri Lanka av Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah. American Anthropologist, 96(1): 172-174 .

1994. Bokomtale. Cultural Complexity: Studies in the Social Organization of Meaning av Ulf Hannerz. American Anthropologist, 96(2): 460-462.

1993. Bokomtale. The Theater of the Mahābhārata: Terukkūttu Performances in South India av Richard A. Frasca. American Ethnologist, 20(3): 637-638.

1992. Bokomtale. A Sinhala Village in a Time of Trouble: Politics and Change in Rural Sri Lanka av Jonathan Spencer. American Ethnologist, 19(4): 843-844.

1992. Bokomtale. Fusion of the Worlds: An Ethnography of Possession among the Songhay of Niger av Paul Stoller. American Ethnologist, 19(4): 845-846.

1985. Bokomtale. The Cult of the Goddess Pattini av Gananath Obeyesekere. American Ethnologist, 12(1): 176-179.

1984. Bokomtale. Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience av Gananath Obeyesekere. American Ethnologist, 11(2): 384-386.

 

Regional: Sri Lanka, India, Sør-Afrika, Zambia, Australia

Tematisk: statsformasjoner, suverenitet, vold, urbanisering, etnisitet, ritualteori, symbolsk handling, antropologisk teoridannelse