SCHRÖDER, Dominik. Eiweiler, Saarland 4.9.1910 — Ibid. 25.12.1974. German Catholic Missionary and Anthropologist in China. Worked in North-West China in 1938-49, mainly among Monguors. Then active in Anthropos Institute in Fribourg. Ph.D. 1951. In 1960-69 Professor of Ethnology at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, now conducted fieldwork among Puyuma people in Taiwan.
He is mainly known for his Monguor studies and Shamanism, but also of local versions of the Gesar epic.
Publications: Books and articles on shamanism, Monguor folklore, etc.