Tag: spirits

Arctic Midsummer – party time with pagan roots

fstammle , June 26th, 2022


In the European Arctic Midsummer nowadays marks mostly the start of the summer holidays. But at the roots of this big holiday, celebrated on or close to the…


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Jathilan Dance: Experiencing the Spirits

The Familiar Strange , August 15th, 2021


yelling, crawling and rolling. Later, they begin to show some animal-like behavior: hissing, roaring and moving on all fours. This is my fieldwork. The place is Java, the…


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Thinking with spirits by Kristine Krause

Kristine Krause , September 24th, 2018


During my first visit to Ghana in 1998, I was involved in a research project that looked at possible co-operations between healers and psychiatric clinics. I stayed in…


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