Tying Kinship with Spirits: Mediumistic Healing, Marriage and Humanity in Northeast Thailand

26 October 2021, 12:00 - 14:00

Online event (UK time)

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Visisya Pinthongvijayakul (Chandrakasem Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand)


  • Carsten, Janet. 2000. “Introduction: Cultures of Relatedness.” In Cultures of Relatedness: New Approaches to the Study of Kinship, by Janet Carsten, pp. 1-36. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Strathern, Marilyn. 2020. Relations: An Anthropological Account. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Vilaça, Aparecida. 2002. “Making Kin out of Others in Amazonia.” TheJournaloftheRoyal Anthropological Institute 8 (2): 347-365.
  • Visisya Pinthongvijayakul. 2019. “Performing Alterity of Desire: Bodiliness and Sexuality in Spirit Mediumship in Northeast Thailand.” American Anthropologist 121 (1): 101-112.
  • Eduardo Viveiros de Castro,1992. From the Enemy’s Point of View: Humanity and Divinity in an Amazonian Society. Translated by Catherine V. Howard. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press.



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