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Whales of Power

The project "Whales of Power: Aquatic Mammals, Devotional Practices, and Environmental Change in Maritime East Asia", studies relations between humans and aquatic mammals in maritime regions of East Asia, focusing on popular ritual practices and beliefs.

About the project


News

  • PhD positions Jan. 14, 2019

    Whales of Power is advertising three fully funded PhD positions in Asian studies! The PhD candidates will conduct research on, respectively, the sacred dugong in Okinawa, Vietnamese whale god worship, and notions of "indigenous" nature spirituality.

  • Postdoc position Jan. 14, 2019

    Whales of Power is advertising a three-year postdoc position! The successful candidate will conduct research on sacred dolphins and nature conservation in the Yangtze and Mekong rivers.


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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 803211. ERC-2018-StG
Published Dec. 18, 2018 2:17 PM - Last modified Feb. 12, 2019 2:51 PM

Contact

Aike Peter Rots, Principal Investigator

Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages


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