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Valentina PUNZI

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Titre de la thèse : Textes rituels de la religion tibétaine Bon

Directeur de thèse : Charles Ramble


Peer-reviewed articles

2018 “Centro, periferie e identità locali : la Cina delle minoranze”, Sulle Vie del Catai

2017 “’Dying Mongol and Being Reborn Tibetan’ : Otherness and Integration of Foreigners in the Landscape of Amdo (Qinghai, PRC)”, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines no. 42, pp. 268-288.

2015 “Through Whose Lens ?” Notes on Competing Representations of Lurol, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines no. 33, pp. 109-125.

2013 “Physical, Cultural and Religious Space in A myes Bar dbon. Written and Oral Traditions of a gnas ri in Amdo”, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines no. 26, pp. 93-114.

2011 “Le politiche per l’istruzione delle minoranze dal 1949 a oggi : tra assimilazione e pluralismo”, [Education Policies for Minorities from 1949 to today : assimilation and pluralism] in Mondo Cinese 147 XXXIX 2011 n.3

Book chapters

(2018) “The Genre Intertextuality of sgrung and the Question of Social Authority.” In Charting the Uncharted. Genres in Tibetan Folk Literature. P. Soerensen and X. Erhard (eds.), Leiden : Brill.

2014 “Tense Geographies : the Shifting Role of Mountains in Amdo between Religious Ritual and Socio-Political Function.” In Tibet Between Myth and Reality. E. Lo Bue (ed.), Firenze : Olschki, pp.71-80.

2014 “Narrating the Land : Preliminary Thoughts on Polysemic Space in Amdo Oral Tradition” in Current Issues and Progress in Tibetan Studies, Journal of Research Institute, vol. 51, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, pp. 407-420.

Book reviews

2015 Emily Yeh, Taming Tibet. Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development, Cornell University Press, 2014, 273 p. in China Perspectives 2015 issue 4

2013 Marc Andre Matten (ed), Places of Memory in Modern China : History, Politics, and Identity, Leiden/Boston, Brill, 2012, 285 p. in China Perspectives 2013 issue 3 pp. 98-100

Book translation

2014 Hu Yangbao. 2006. Zhongguo Renleixue Shi. (History of Chinese Anthropology) Renmin Daxue Chubanshe [translators : Andrea Enrico Pia, Tommaso Previato, Valentina Punzi, Giulia Zoccatelli.] Storia dell’Antropologia Cinese. SEID Publishing House.

Online publications

2015 “Dealing with oral sources in Amdo (Qinghai, PRC) : a narrator-centred process of exchange” in Dissertations Review Talk Shop

Academic Conferences

Dec 1-4, 2017 International Society for the Academic Research on Shamanism (ISARS), Hanoi
“Of a blessed and stolen truck and a fake and beaten lhawa : reshaping ritual authority in contemporary Amdo (Qinghai, PRC)”

Nov 8-10, 2017 Deities, Spirits and Demons in Vernacular Beliefs and Rituals in Asia, Tartu. “Burying gold, digging the past : Ma Bufang regime and contemporary Tibetan-Hui ethnic tensions in Amdo (PRC)”

Sept 12-15, 2017 Associazione Italiana di Studi Tibetani e Himalayani, Procida
“Banditi, divinità delle montagne e lo stato cinese : frammenti di storie locali dall’Amdo orientale”

June 19-24, 2016 International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS), Bergen
Presented : Barley-and-butter goats for the mountain gods : rejection and adaptation of red offerings in eastern Amdo

Sept 7-12, 2015 4th International Seminar of Young Tibetologists (ISYT), Leipzig. Presented : “The emblematic role of jag-pa in the contested past of Amdo : between vernacular beliefs and political resistance”

Dec 13-15, 2014 Amdo Research Network Workshop, Humboldt University Berlin
Presented : “Contrasting Perspectives in the Representation of Lurol in Rebgong”

July 21-27, 2013 International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS), Ulan Bataar
Presented : “‘Two shepherds, a lama and a moving mountain’ : knotting the oral entanglement of lo rgyus and lha sgrung in Amdo local history”

June 25-30, 2013 International Society of Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR), Vilnius
Presented : “A Tibetan god and a Mongolian ruler : historical memory in Amdo”

May 14-16, 2013 Conference of Young Folklorists, Tartu
Presented : “The Mountain at the Core. Tibetan Religious and Political Identities in Amdo”

Oct 24-27, 2012 American Folklore Society (AFS), New Orleans
Presented : “Tibetan Mountain-dwelling Deities in Amdo : Landscape, Narration and Ritual at the Sino-Tibetan Border”

Sept 3-7, 2012 3rd Conference of the International Seminar of Young Tibetologists (ISYT), Kobe
Presented : “Mountain-dwelling gods in Amdo. Oral Tradition and its Role in the Making of Tibetan Local Identities” [poster presentation]

July 6-7, 2012 French Center for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), Hong Kong and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), New European research on contemporary China European Junior China Scholars Conference, Beijing
Presented : “‘Centres’ and ‘Peripheries’ at the Sino-Tibetan Northwest Borderland”

June, 4-7, 2012 6th Nordic-Celtic-Baltic Folklore Symposium "Supernatural Places", Tartu. Presented : “Sacred mountains in Tibetan religious geography”

Febr 6-8, 2012 International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR), Imphal. Presented : “The cult of A myes Bya khyung mountain in the oral narratives of Rebgong area (Qinghai, PRC)”

Aug 23-28, 2011 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics 2011, Beijing
Presented : “In search of Tibetan linguistic and cultural identity : schooling and daily practice among young Tibetan students”

June 30-July 03, 2011 South and Southeast Asian Association for the Study of Culture and Religion (SSEASR) “Mountains in the Religions of South and Southeast Asia : Place, Culture and Power”, Thimphu
Presented : “Physical, Cultural and Religious Space in Amyes Bar dbon : written and oral traditions of a gnas ri in Amdo”