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Gill, BaniBehind the Silence: Sexual Violence against Afghan and Burmese Refugee women in Delhi. /Breaching the Citadel: The India Papers. red. / Urvashi Butalia. Zubaan Books, 2018.

Hirslund, Dan VesalainenCulture wars: post-revolutionary mobilization in Nepal. / Beyond Radicalisation: Ethnographies of organized violence and militant mobilization. red. / Henrik Erdam Vigh; Steffen Jensen. 2018.

Roszko, Edyta: Maritime Silk Road’ in past and present: Locating China’s new regional and trans-regional initiative in the context of modern territorial claims to the South China Sea, In The New Silk Road in the Context of East Asian Relations and Wider International Implications. Amado Mendes, C. (ed.). Taylor Francis Group, Routledge, 2018 (Accepted/In press)


Bunkenborg, Mikkel: Empty Diseases and Horror Vacui in Rural Hebei / Bunkenborg, Mikkel & Susanne Bregnbæk (eds): Emptiness and Fullness: Ethnographies of Lack and Desire in Contemporary China (Berghahn Books, 2017), p. 104-119.

Hirslund, Dan Vesalainen: Culture wars: post-revolutionary mobilization in Nepal / Henrik Erdam Vigh & Steffen Jensen (eds): Beyond Radicalisation: Ethnographies of organized violence and militant mobilization (2017).

Kristensen, Peter Marcus & Yongjin Zhang: Identity Through Theory: The Assertion of National Schools of IR / Andreas Gofas, Inanna Hamati-Ataya & Nicholas Onuf (eds): Routledge Handbook on the Philosophy, History and Sociology of International Relations (Routledge, 2017).

Salemink, Oscar: Development Subjects and Intransitive and Transitive Formds of Development / Chayan Vaddhanaphuti (ed): Rethinking Development Studies in Southeast Asia : State of Knowledge and Challenges (Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2017), p. 16-27.

Wahlberg, Ayo & Niklas Rose: Guvernementaliseringen af livet - beregningen af den globale sundhed / Mads Peter Karlsen & Kaspar Villadsen (eds): Sundhed og Magt (Copenhagen: Hans Reitzel, 2017), p. 59-105.

Wahlberg, Ayo: The Vitality of Disease. The Palgrave Handbook of Biology and Society. ed. / Maurizio Meloni; John Cromby; Des Fitzgerald; Staphanie Lloyd. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. p. 727-748.


Beller-Hann, Ildiko: Hapiz Niyaz: Cadre, Muslim, Historian. A local intellectual in Eastern Xinjiang / Francoise Aubin & Marie-Paule Hille (eds): Études Orientales : Apercus multiple du Monde Uyghur. (Paris: Institut francais du Proche-Orient, 2016), p. 87-115.

Beller-Hann, Ildiko: The burden of the past : Uyghur peasants remember collectivisation in southern XinjiangInside Xinjiang: Space, Place and Power in China's Muslim far Northwest. Ed / Anna Hayes; Michael Clarke. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 15-31 (Routledge Contemporary China Series).

Jackson, Andrew David: DPRK Film, Order No. 27 and the Acousmatic Voice. / Korean Screen Cultures: Interrogating Cinema, TV, Music and Online Games. red. / Andrew David Jackson; Colette Balmain. Oxford : Peter Lang, 2016. s. 161-176.

Kristensen, Peter Marcus: Navigating the Core-Periphery Structures of ‘Global’ IR: Dialogues and Audiences for the Chinese School as Traveling Theory. / Constructing a Chinese School of International Relations: Ongoing Debates and Sociological Realities. Routledge, 2016. (Worlding beyond the West).

Roszko, Edyta: Geographies of connection and disconnection : Narratives of seafaring in Lý Sơn. / Connected and Disconnected in Viet Nam: Remaking Social Relationships in a Post-socialist Nation. red. / Philip Taylor. Canberra : Australian National University Press, 2016. s. 347-377 (Vietnam series).

Salemink, OscarDescribed, Inscribed, Written Off : Heritagisation as (Dis)connection / Connected & disconnected in Viet Nam: remaking social relations in a post-socialist nation. red. / Philip Taylor. Canberra : Australian National University Press, 2016. s. 311-345.

Salemink, OscarScholarship, Expertise, and the Regional Politics of Heritage. / Scholarship and Engagement in Mainland Southeast Asia. ed. / Oscar Salemink. Silkworm Books, 2016. s. 167-195.

Sørensen, Camilla T. N.A Small State Maneuvering in the Changing World Order : Denmark’s “Creative Agency” Approach to Engagement with the BRICs. / Emerging Powers, Emerging Markets, Emerging Societies : Global Responses. red. / Steen Fryba; Xing Li. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave/Macmillan, 2016. s. 211-234 (International Political Economy Series).


Borggreen, GunhildCute and Cool in Contemporary Japanese Visuel Arts. / Social Aesthetics: In Between Experiencing and Imaging. red. / Anders Michelsen; Frederik Tygstrup. Leiden : Brill Academic Publishers, Incorporated, 2015

Borggreen, Gunhild: Drawing Disaster : Manga Response to the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake / Comics and Power. red. / Anne Magnussen; Rikke Platz Cortsen; Erin La Cour. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015

Bunkenborg, MikkelIncense and the Magic of Disappearances. / Between Magic and Rationality: On the Limits of Reason in the Modern World. red. / Vibeke Steffen; Steffen Jöhncke; Kirsten Marie Raahauge. Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum, 2015. s. 175-195.

Delman, JørgenUrban climate change politics in China: Fragmented authoritarianism and governance innovations in Hangzhou. / Earthquakes, Energy and the Environment: Fragmented authoritarianism in China today (tentative). red. / Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard; Andrew Mertha. Routledge, 2015.

Duncan, RussellChina : The New Face of Development. / From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in Development Studies. ed. / Gerard McCann; Stephen McCloskey. 3. ed. London : Pluto Press, 2015. p. 251-266.

Gammeltoft, TineFamily Matters: Partner Violence and the Violence of Kinship. / Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam. ed. / Jonathan London. London : Routledge, 2015.

Horstmann, Alexander 2015: The Culture and Landscape of a Humanitarian Economy among the Karen of Southeast Myanmar and Northwestern Thailand. / Borders and State of Myanmar. red. / Su-Ann Oh. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), 2015.

Janeja, Manpreet KaurAnxious Hearths and Risky Meals : Re-imagining Domesticity in an Asian Worlding City. / Everyday Life-worlds: Dilemmas, Contestations and Negotiations. ed. / P Ray; N Ghosh. New Delhi : Primus Books, 2015.

Janeja, Manpreet Kaur2015: Rethinking Street Foods: Street Food Hospitality in Contemporary Calcutta. / Food Hawkers: Selling in the Street from Antiquity to the Present. red. / M Calaresu; D Van den Heuvel. Farnham : Ashgate, 2015.

Pedersen, Morten Axel; Nielsen, Morten: Infrastructural Imaginaries : Collapsed Futures in Mozambique and Mongolia. / Reflections on Imagination: Human Capacity and Ethnographic Method. Ashgate, 2015. p. 237-262.

Steur, Luisa JohannaClass trajectories and indigenism among agricultural workers in Kerala. / Anthropologies of Class: Power, practice, and inequality. ed. / James G. Carrier; Don Kalb. Cambridge University Press, 2015. p. 118-130.

Steur, Luisa JohannaTheorizing Thervoy : Subaltern Studies and Dalit praxis in India’s land wars. / New Subaltern politics: Reconceptualizing hegemony and resistance in contemporary India. ed. / Alf Nilsen; Srila Roy. New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2015. p. 177-201.

Ulfstjerne, Michael Alexander, 2015: Unfinishing Buildings. Assembling Architecture: Archeology, affect and the performance of building spaces. 2015. (Archaeological Orientations).


Abrahamson, Peter, 2014, Comparing social service system in Scandinavia and Korea and the direction of future development in Korea. Quality Renovation of Social Service and Enhancing the Role of Local Communities. ed. / Gyeonggi Welfare Foundation. Gyeonggi: Gyeonggi Welfare Foundation, 2014. p. 3-23.

Bunkenborg, Mikkel2014, All Part of the Master Plan? Ethnographic Encounters with the Chinese in Mozambique in China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists. ed. Chris Alden; Sergio Chichava. Johannesburg: Jacana, 2014. p. 50-66.

Chou, Cynthia Gek Hua. 2014, Agriculture and the End of Farming in Singapore. Nature Contained: Environmental Histories of Singapore. ed. Timothy P. Barnard. Singapore: NUS Press Pte Ltd, 2014.

Delman, Jørgen, 2014, Climate change politics and Hangzhou's 'green city making' in Branding Chinese Mega-cities: Policies, Practices and Positioning,  ed/ Per Olof Berg; Emma Björner. 1.udg. Chattenham U.K.; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated, 2014. p. 249-261.

Delman, Jørgen; Odgaard, Ole, 2014, From ‘Worn’ to ‘Green’ China Model? Energy in the 12th Five-Year Plan in an Environmental and Climate-Change Perspective, The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security : Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China, and Northern Europe, ed. / Espen Moe; Paul Midford. UK, USA : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. p. 221-240.

Gammeltoft, Tine, Nguyen, Thu Huong, 2014, The Politics of Sexual Health in Vietnam. / Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia. ed. / Vera Mackie; Mark McClelland. Routledge, 2014. p. 344-355.

Ravinder Kaur,2014, Bodies of Partition: Of widows, residue, and other historical waste . Histories of Victimhood. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Yoichi Nagashima2014, Nora – Mori Ôgai’s “Cultural Translation” of A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen. / “Ôgai” – Mori Rintarô: Begegnungen mit dem japanischen homme de lettres. ed. / Klaus Kracht. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014. p. 89-110.

Pedersen, Morten Axel, 2014, Transitional Cosmologies : Shamanism and Postsocialism in Northern Mongolia. / Framing Cosmologies: The Anthropology of Worlds. eds. / Allen Abrahamson; Martin Holbraad. Manchester University Press, 2014.

Zetizen, Miriam Koktvedgaard. 2014:From Sights to Insights : Analyzing "Invisible" Polygamy. Qualitative Analysis in the Making. red. / Daniella Kuzmanovic; Andreas Bandak. New York : Routledge, 2014. s. 159-175 (Routledge advances in research methods, Vol. 11).


Ildiko Beller-Hann, 2013, ' The Bulldozer State: Chinese socialist development in Xinjiang ' in Ethnographies of the State in Central Asia: Performing Politics, edited by M. Reeves, J. Rasanayagam and J. Beyer . Indiana University Press, Bloomington , p. 262-289.

Susanne Bregnbæk, 2013, ' Tigermor eller hønemor?: Om ambivalent tilknytning og adskillelse imellem mødre og unge mennesker i Kina ' in K Fog Olwig & H Mogensen (eds), Familierelationer. Forlaget Samfundslitteratur.

Cynthia G.H. Chou, CGH 2013, ' Space, Movement and Place: The Sea Nomads '. i H Ray (red.), Maritime Traditions in the Bay of Bengal. Manohar Publications, New Dehli, p. 41-66.

Cynthia G.H. Chou, 2013, ' Agriculture and the End of Farming in Singapore '. i T Barnard (red.), Continual Verdure: Histories of Nature and Environment in Singapore. NUS Press Pte Ltd, Singapore.

Kirsten Hastrup (ed) 2013, "Anthropology and Nature", Waterworlds, Department of Anthropology. Routledge.
Contributors from the Waterworlds project and Department of Anthropology:
- Chapter 1: “Nature: Anthropology on the Edge” by Kirsten Hastrup 
- Chapter 3: “Qualifying Coastal Nature: Bio-Conservation Projects in South East India” by Frida Hastrup 
- Chapter 4: “Engaged World-Making: Movements of Sand, Sea, and People at Two Pacific Islands” by Marie Louise Bønnelykke Robertson & Cecilie Rubow 
- Chapter 6: “Islands of Nature: Insular Objects and Frozen Spirits in Northern Mongolia” by Morten Axel Pedersen 
- Chapter 11: “Human Activity Between Nature and Society: The Negotiation of Infertility in China” by Ayo Wahlberg 
- Chapter 12: “Broken Cosmologies: Climate, Water, and State in the Peruvian Andes” by Karsten Pærregaard
- Chapter 13: “Of Maps and Men: Making Places and People in the Arctic” by Kirsten Hastrup

Lars Højer, 2013, ' Escalations: Spying and Totalitarianism in Western China and Beyond '. i E Fihl & J Dahl (red), A Comparative Ethnography of Alternative Spaces. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, p. 219-237.

Ravinder Kaur,2013, "Bodies of Partition: Of Widows, Residue and Other Historical Waste", in Henrik Rønsbo and Steffen Jensen (eds.), Histories of Victimhood, Pennsylvania University Press

Ravinder Kaur,2013" Remain of Difference: New Imaginaries of Otherness in post-reform India", in Surinder Jodhka (ed.), Democracy, Identity and Citizenship: Interrogating India’s Modernity, Oxford and Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013 (25 October).

Kirsten Refsing, 2013, ' From Collecting Words to Writing Grammars '. i M Hudson & AE Llwellyn (eds), Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic Views. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu.

Luisa Steur 2013, 'Class trajectories and indigenism amongst agricultural workers in Kerala.' In: Carrier, James and Kalb, Don, (eds.), Class for anthropologists. Cambridge University Press 


Ildiko Beller-Hann and Rajkai Zsombor, 2012 "Frontiers and Boundaries: Encounters on China's Margins", Harassowitz.

Mikkel Bunkenborg, 2012, ' Organizing Rural Health Care '. in A Bislev & S Thøgersen (eds), Organizing Rural China - Rural China Organizing. Lexington Books, pp. 139-154. Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development

Mikkel Bunkenborg, 2012, 'Incense and the Magic of Disappearances', in V Steffen & S Jöncke (eds) , The Limits of Reason, Museum Tusculanum.

Jørgen Delman and Yin X., 2012, 'Getihua he Zhongguo minying qiyejiade zhengzhi daili:', in M Halskov Hansen & R Svarverud (eds) , "Ziwo" Zhongguo - Xiandai Zhongguo shehuizhong getide jueqi 1. edn, Shanghai Yiwen Chubanshe, pp. 103-144.

Ravinder Kaur,2012, "Sikhs across Borders", in Kristina Myrvold and Knut Axel Jakobsen (eds.), Sikhs in Europe: Transnational Practices of European Sikhs. London: Continuum Publishers.

Morten A. Pedersen, 2012, ' The Taiga Within: Topography and personhood in Northern Mongolia '. in L Feldt (ed.), Wilderness Mythologies: Wilderness in the History of Religions. Brill, Leiden, pp. 241-263.

Oscar Salemink, 2012, “Appropriating culture – The politics of intangible cultural heritage in Vietnam”in State, Society and the Market in Contemporary Vietnam: Property, Power and Values by Ho Tai, HT & Sidel, M., Routledge, 2012

Ayo Wahlberg, 2012, "Southern Medicine for Southern People: Vietnamese Medicine in the Making", edited by Laurence Monnais, C. Michele Thompson & Wahlberg, A., Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


Peter B. Andersen, 2011, with Lüchau, P., "Islam and Labor Market Integration in Denmark", in T. Hjelm (ed.) , Religion and Social Problems 1 edn, Routledge,Taylor & Francis Group, New York and Abingdon, pp. 32-49.

Peter B. Andersen, 2011, "From Fire Rain to Rebellion. Reasserting Ethnic Identity Through Narrative ", edited and translated by Peter B. Andersen, Marine Carrin and Santosh K. Soren, New Delhi: Manohar

Ildikó Bellér-Hann, 2011, "The Mobilisation of Tradition. Localism and Identity among the Uyghur of Xinjiang", in Robert L. Canfield and Gabriele Rasuly-Paleczek (ed.) Ethnicity, Power and Authority in Central Asia: New Games Great and Small. Abingdon; Routledge, pp 39-57.

Trine Brox, 2011, "Unyoking the Political from the Religious: Secularisation and Democratisation in the Tibetan Community in Exile", i N Bubandt & M van Beek (red) , Varieties of Secularism in Asia: Anthropological Explorations of Religion, Politics, and the SpiritualRoutledge, London, s. 55-74.

Mikkel Bunkenborg, 2011, 'Organizing Rural Health Care', in A Bislev (ed.), Organizing Rural China Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated.

Cynthia G. H. Chou, 2011, "The Orang Suku Laut of Riau, Indonesia: The Inalienable Gift of Territory" , Routledge, Richmond, Surrey.

Frida Hastrup, 2011, "Weathering the world - Recovery in the Wake of the Tsunami in a Tamil Fishing Village", Volume 16, Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology. 

Bent Nielsen, 2011, 'Duality or Polarity: Modes of Thought in East and West', The 1st Korea-Nordic Conference: Mapping the Two Cornes of EurAsia in Comparative Ideas, Society and Politics Yonsei University, pp. 5-9.

Morten Axel Pedersen, 2011, "Not Quite Shamans - Spirit Worlds and Political Lives in Northern Mongolia", Cornell University Press.

Martin Petersen, 2011, 'The True Identity of Pear Blossom?: Family Background in North Korean Graphic Novels', AKSE Conference 2011, Moscow.

Marie H. Roesgaard, 2011, "The Ideal Citizen", Globalization, and the Japanese Response: Risk, gate-keeping and moral education in Japan ", in D Blake Willis & J Rappleye (eds) , Reimagining Japanese Education: Borders, transfers, circulations and the comparative, 1 edn, Oxford studies in Comparative Education, Symposium Books, United Kingdom, pp. 85-106.

Oscar Salemink, 2011, "Changing rights and wrongs: The transnational construction of indigenous and human rights among Vietnam's Central Highlanders", in T Salman & M De Theije (eds), Local Battles, Global Stakes: The globalization of local conflicts and the localization of global interests VU University Press, Amsterdam, pp. 41-60, 2011.

Oscar Salemink, 2011, "A view from the mountains: A critical history of lowlander-highlander relations in Vietnam", in T Sikor, NP Tuyen, J Sowerwine & J Romm (eds), Upland transformations in Vietnam, National University of Singapore, Singapore, pp. 27-50.

Jan-Ulrich Sobisch, 2011, ' Guru-Devotion in the bKa’ brgyud pa Tradition: The Single Means to Realisation', in M Kapstein & R Jackson (eds) , Mahamudra and bKa'-brgyud-pa Traditions: PIATS 2006: Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Königswinter 2006. Beiträge zur Zentralasienforschung, Bonn, pp. 211-258.

Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, 2011, "Entanglements of politics and education in Sri Lanka" in Trysts with Democracy. Political Practice in South Asia, eds. Stig Toft Madsen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Uwe Skoda, Anthem South Asian Studies. London: Anthem Press.

Ayo Wahlberg, 2011, "The global health complex", guest editors McGoey, L., Reiss, J. & Wahlberg, A., special issue of BioSocieties, 6(1): 1-9.

Kenneth G. Zysk, 2011, ' Traditional Medicine in India: Ayurveda and Siddha ', in MS Micozzi (ed.) , Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Fourth edn, W. B. Saunders Company, St. Louis, Missouri, pp. 455-467.


Ildikó Bellér-Hann, 2010, "Towards a historical anthropology of the Uyghur of Xinjiang in the 19th and 20th centuries" in New Sources for the Study of Xinjiang History(James Millward / Jun Sugawara ed.), Tokyo: Toyo Bunko, pp. 239-256.

Esther Fihl, 2010, "Exploring Central Asia: From the Steppes to the High Pamirs 1896-1899"vol. I-II, University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington.

Esther Fihl, 2010, '300 years of cultural counter concepts at work in South India', in H Liebau, A Nehring & B Klosterberg (eds) , Mission und Forschung: Translokale Wissenproduktion zwischen Indien und Europa im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert 1. udgave edn, Hallesche Forschungen, vol. 29, Verlag der Franckeschen Stiftungen zu Halle, Printed in Germany, pp. 279-291.

Lars Højer, 2010, 'Absent Powers: Magic and Loss in Post-socialist Mongolia', in M Bille, F Hastrup & TF Sørensen (eds) , An Anthropology of Absence: Materializations of Transcendence and Loss 1 edn, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., pp. 149-166.

Martin Platt, 2010, 'Culture of Monarchy: A Repertory Theater Through Time', Saying the Unsayable: Monarchy and Democracy in Thailand, NIAS Press, pp. 89-101.

Ayo Wahlberg, 2010, "Assessing Vitality - Infertility and ‘Good Life' in urban China", in Yorke, Jon (ed) The Right to Life and the Value of Life: Orientations in Law, Politics and Ethics , Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 371-397.

Ayo Wahlberg, 2010, "Rescuing folk remedies - ethno-knowledge and the re-invention of indigenous herbal medicine in Britain" in Moore, R. & McClean, S. (eds) Folk Healing And Health Care Practices In The British Isles: Stethoscopes, Wands and Crystals , Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 130-155.


Peter B. Andersen, 2009, Andersen, PB & Schönbeck, OJ, Arven fra den kristne mission: Tranquebars skoler, Tranquebar Initiativets Skriftserie, no. 7, vol. 7, 1 edn, Nationalmuseet, København.