Whales of Power
Whales of Power: Aquatic Mammals, Devotional Practices, and Environmental Change in Maritime East Asia is an ERC-funded research project (2019-2023). It focuses on ritual practices and changing human-nature relations in the Asia-Pacific region.
The whale: mascot for the environmental movement and sacred prey
May 28, 2021
The ethics of whaling are determined by whether one understands whales as a resource or as endangered species.
- Field notes from Okinawa Apr. 27, 2021
The Year of the Sea Cow
Jan. 19, 2021
The second WhoP PhD candidate has made it to Asia and started his field research! In the last month, Marius Palz has successfully navigated Japanese travel restrictions, spent time in quarantine, met his first dugong, and moved to Okinawa. An account of his experiences.
Overview of publications and public research dissemination.