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Cosmoeconomics: popular beliefs and economic conceptions. A collaborative research agenda (Giovanni da col./bergen dep of soc anth) - Mob

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Research stay in Bergen, at the department of social anthropology, August 2012-August 2013, with accompanying workshops, seminars, joint publications and preparation of monograph. The theme of the workshop, seminars and related edited collection shall fo cus around the question: what is the relationship between popular cosmologies and economics? The monograph, tentatively titled 'Economies of Fortune. Witchcraft, Vitality and Nature in Sino-Tibetan Borderlands', aim to constitute the first study of the s ymbolic conceptions of prosperity, luck and witchcraft beliefs among Tibetans in contemporary China.