Seminar on "Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons"

Seminar on “Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons” – 03rd August The Department of Sociology, University of Colombo is organizing a seminar on “Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons” in the Seminar Room, Department of Sociology, on 03rd August 2017 from 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. , and

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August 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm

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August 3, 2017 - 4:30 pm

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Seminar on “Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons” – 03rd August

The Department of Sociology, University of Colombo is organizing a seminar on “Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons” in the Seminar Room, Department of Sociology, on 03rd August 2017 from 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. , and the Speaker of this seminar is Dr. Eva Ambos.

Dr. Eva Ambos studied Cultural Anthropology and Contemporary European History at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. In 2015, she completed her PhD at the same University about the ‘heritagization’ of the yaktovil and kohomba kankariya ritual healing systems in Sri Lanka. Since May 2017, she is a research fellow at the Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) at Leiden, Netherlands.

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