PANEL 12 – KINSHIP, SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND HISTORY IN TIBET AND ITS BORDERLANDS: TOWARDS NEW ENGAGEMENTS WITH ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY
MONDAY 20 JUNE (Room P)
Conveners: Wang Tingyu, Jonathan Samuels, Reinier Langelaar
11.30-11.45: Opening of panel: Heidi Fjeld.
11.45-12.15: Jonathan Samuels: Tibetan kinship and descent: towards a diachronic picture?
12.15-12.45: Reinier Langelaar: Descent and houses in Reb-gong: group formation and rules of recruitment among Eastern Tibetan tsho-ba.
13.45-14.15: Lian Ruizhi: Social and religious relations of the Mu chieftain in Northwest Yunnan, from the 15th to the 18th century.
14.15-14.45: Eveline Bingaman: Unpacking the matrix of marriage: kinship, marriage and Buddhist bureaucracy in Muli.
14.45-15.15: Wen-Yao Lee: State effect embodied in marriage practices: an explanation of the change of Yongning Pumi in the Sino-Tibetan borderlands.
15.15-15.45: Tea and coffee break.
15.45-16.15: Dongwen Hu: House name system, endogamy and transition to direct ruling – the historical process of being a part of state.
16.15-16.45: Wang Tingyu: Picking up my bones: the kinship terminology and the idea of flesh and bone of Situ rGyalrong Tibetans in Northwest Sichuan.
16.45-17.15: Discussant: Nancy Levine.