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MODES OF AUTHORITY AND AESTHETIC PRACTICES FROM SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

MODES OF AUTHORITY AND AESTHETIC PRACTICES FROM SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

23-25 May 2018 École Normale Supérieure, salle Paul Celan, 45, rue d’Ulm - Paris

 

 WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 2018

9:00 - Coffee

9:15-9:30 Opening Remarks: Dana Rappoport (CNRS-CASE, Paris) & Tiziana Leucci (CNRS-CEIAS, Paris)

9:30-10:30 Keynote Address: Lakshmi Subramanian (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta) - Articulating an aesthetics for Indian classical music in the 20th century: Revising the “theory -practice binary”

10:30-10:50 Richard Widdess (SOAS, University of London) - Music and authority in the Kathmandu Valley

10:50-11:10 Annabel Vallard (CNRS-CASE, Paris), Bérénice Bellina (CNRS-Prétech, Nanterre), Olivier Evrard (IRD-Paloc, Paris) - From pebbles to necklaces. Aesthetic experiences and regimes of authority among ancient bead collectors in Thailand

11:10-11:40 - Break

11:40-12:00 Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (CNRS-LAS, Paris) - What artefacts may tell us or hide from us about power. How do we read the pillars at the Ningla Saini Temple?

12:00-12:20 Marine Schoettel (EPHE-Mondes iranien et indien, Paris) - The iconography of deification statues in the Majapahit period (1294–1486 CE)

12:20-13:00 Discussion - Discussant: Pascal Bourdeaux (EPHE-GSRL, Paris)


13:00-14:30 - Lunch

PANEL 2 - FORMS AND EMBODIMENTS OF POWER
Chairperson: Ingrid le Gargasson (Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle - Paris 3, MII, CREM)

14:30-15:30 Keynote Address: James Fox (ANU, Australia) - The aesthetic authority of ritual language: Oral composition, narrative integrity and revelatory performance


15:30-15:50 Mulaika Hijjas (SOAS, University of London) - The dragon betel stand and the genealogy of sultans: Malay royal regalia as embodiments of authority

15:50-16:10 Sylvain Brocquet (TDMAM, Université Aix-Marseille) - When the king pretends to be a writer: From authorship to authority

16:10-16:40 - Break

16:40-17:00 Dana Rappoport (CNRS-CASE, Paris) - Authority and orality in eastern Insulindia (Flores, Indonesia)

17:00-17:20 Ektaa Jain (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) - Performing power through clothing

17:20-18:00 Discussion - Discussant: Elsa Clavé (Institut für Ostasiatische Philologien, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)

  THURSDAY 24 MAY 2018

PANEL 3 - EXPERIENCES AND EXPRESSIONS OF THE SOCIO-COSMIC ORDER
Chairperson: Annabel Vallard (CNRS-CASE, Paris)

9:00-9:30 - Coffee

9:30-9:50 Lawrence Chua (Syracuse University School of Architecture/Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies) - Politics of the Pyre: Early twentieth-century siamese funeral architecture and national identity

9:50-10:10 Gabriel Facal (Post Doc Autoritas, Paris) - To get on stage and to represent: Dancers’ performance and authority in the martial ritual initiations of Banten, Indonesia

10:10-10:30 Sarah Andrieu (CASE, Paris) - Shaping the authority of the Dalang in contemporary ritual Wayang Golek (Ruatan in West Java, Indonesia)

10:30-10:50 Ward Keeler (Department of Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin) - The aesthetics of restraint in tumultuous times

10:50-11:20 - Break

11:20-12:00 Discussion - Discussant: Delphine Ortis

12:00-13:00 Keynote Address: Olga Dror (Texas A&M University, USA) - Splendors and miseries of ritual circuits: Authorities and aesthetics in vietnamese history

13:00-14:30 - Lunch

PANEL 4 - STRATEGIES OF RESISTANCE AND SUBVERSION
Chairperson: Tiziana Leucci (CNRS-CEIAS, Paris)

14:30-14:50 Eszter Salgó (John Cabot University, Rome) - Narendra modi’s sacred gaze: The role of visuals in the communications strategy of India’s prime minister

14:50-15:10 David Lunn (SOAS, University of London) - Two scrolls, two sites, one struggle: Muharram and strategies of Shi‘a (re)presentation in colonial south India and Singapore

16:10-16:40 - Break

15:40-16:00 Julien Jugand (CREM-LESC, Nanterre), Joël Cabalion (CITERES-CEIAS, Université de Tours) - Music of struggle. Aesthetics and politics of bhim git amongst the dalits of Maharashtra

16:00-16:20 Jeff Roy (Post Doc Autoritas, Paris) - Performing Pehchān: (Con)Figuring transgender and Hījṛā identity through music and dance

16:20-17:00 Discussion - Discussant: Michel Boivin (CNRS-CEIAS, Paris)
20:00 - Dinner (participants, discussants, Chairpersons)

  FRIDAY 25 MAY 2018

PANEL 5 - POLITICS, SOVEREIGNTY AND PROCESSES OF LEGITIMIZATION
Chairperson: Anne-Colombe Launois (EHESS-CEIAS, Paris)

9:00-9:30 - Coffee

9:30-10:30 Keynote Address: Christopher Pinney (University College London, United Kingdom) - Questions concerning the legitimacy of power and of the image: Aesthetics and authority in India

10:30-10:50 Charlotte Schmid (EFEO, Paris) - King’s public discourse in the Tamil country: Nationalism and the bilinguism of the Cōla dynasty

10:50-11:10 Uyen Nguyen (Dept. of History, University of California, Berkeley) - Crossroads and lampposts: A case of “surveiller de près” in a transitioning society

11:10-11:40 - Break
11:40-12:00 Mary Kate Long (Dept. of Asian Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York) - Making teachers, keeping house: Images of authority in a burmese buddhist nunnery

12:00-12:20 Brahma Prakash (School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) - The authority of the beauty: Formation of the “others” in Indian aesthetic

12:20-13:00 Discussion - Discussant: Paul Sorrentino (EHESS-CASE, Paris)

13:00-14:30 - Lunch

14:30-15:30 General discussion

16:00-17:30 Discussion on publication

 

Keynote Speakers

Olga Dror (Historian, Texas A&M University, USA)
James Fox (Anthropologist, Australian National University, Australia)
Christopher Pinney (Anthropologist, University College London, United Kingdom)
Lakshmi Subramaniam (Historian, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, India)

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