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International Society for Ethnology and Folklore

SociГ©tГ© Internationale dВґEthnologie et de Folklore

SIEF is an international organization that facilitates and stimulates cooperation among scholars working within European Ethnology, Folklore Studies, Cultural Anthropology and adjoining fields. SIEF organizes large international congresses and smaller workshops. Read more about SIEF .

Fourteen thematical Working Groups are active within SIEF which organize their own congresses and workshops.


New Executive SIEF Board

The new board was chosen at General Assembly in Göttingen and consists of: Nevena Škrbić Alempijević, Sophie Elpers, Bernhard Tschofen, Robert Glenn Howard, Cyril Isnart, Ewa Klekot, Thomas A. McKean, Fabio Mugnaini, Marie Sandberg. Read about the new board members

Welcome to Santiago de Compostela: SIEF 2019

SIEF WG Migration & Mobility – Research Scholarships

Visit the SIEF Working Group Migration of Mobility webpage for all the details about these scholarships for postodoctoral researchers and PhD students.

Phd in folkloreSIEF2017: 13thВ SIEF Congress

The SIEF Congress in Göttingen is now over. We will add the keynote videos shortly. In the meantime you can still visit the congress site for panel/paper information.

Phd in folkloreSIEF2017 Prize Winner Lorenzo D’Orsi

The winner of the SIEF 2017 Young Scholar Prize is Lorenzo D’Orsi (1985), with his paper “Trauma and the Politics of Memory of the Uruguayan Dictatorship. Read more .

SIEF Ethnological sensations

Phd in folkloreTwo colleagues confide in us this week on SIEF’s Sensation Station: Nevena Skrbic Alempijevic (University of Zagreb, Croatia) tells us a story about political memory in Croatia and reminds us of the most important aspect of fieldwork: being there. Bernhard Tschofen (University of ZГјrich, Switzerland) speaks of alpine emotions and the sensation of revisiting an old research project and finding it open up to entirely new perspectives.

Phd in folkloreDГ©jГ Lu – Issue 5 – now published

Issue 5 of DГ©jГ Lu has now been published on the WCAA website, this is the biggest issue yet, with 42 articles from around the anthropological world. Please visit the WCAA website to view and download the issue.

New Master in Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies (Univ. of Tartu)

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Phd in folkloreSIEF Statement In Support of Academics in Turkey Phd in folklore

In two cabinet decrees issued in September and October 2016 within the context of the state of emergency rule, 68 signatories of the Peace Petition ( We will not be a party to this crime – Academics for Peace, in January 2016) were deemed supporters of terrorism , dismissed from their posts and banned from public service. At least two of these are associated with SIEF and our sister organization AFS: Yücel Demirer and Derya Keskin-Demirer, who frequently attend SIEF meetings. They were dismissed from their positions at Kocaeli University along with 37 other faculty members without a hearing or right to appeal the decision. They are among 3,613 academics dismissed by Turkish authorities in the last three months. Read more .

Brand new smart portal for ethnological sensations film series

Phd in folkloreCheck out a new resource for teachers, students, and scholars of ethnology, folklore, and related fields – Sensation Station: We introduce a portal for ethnological sensations, categorized by theme (from Body, senses, emotions to Rituals and feasts , from Fieldwork to Museums and archives , and from Houses and homes to Migration and mobility , to name just a few). Take a look, try playing with it, and invite your students to do the same (it works on your smartphone too). View the new resource.

SIEF Working Groups

SIEF Working Group Space-lore and Place-lorePhd in folklore

Call for Papers: Monuments and Memorial Sites in Changing Social-Political Contexts

Szeged, 21-24 November 2017

Faculty Conference Hall, University of Szeged, Faculty of Arts Szeged, Egyetem str. 2.


Ethnologia Europaea 47:1 New issue out now! Special issue: 50 Years ofВ Ethnologia EuropaeaВ – Readers’ Choice from Half a Century

Phd in folkloreOn the occasion of the 50th year since the publication of the first issue of Ethnologia Europaea in 1967, this issue is dedicated to reflection on the past half-century. It presents five articles, one from each decade of the journal’s publication, on the one hand showcasing classic articles and on the other highlighting the shifts and re-orientations the journal has undergone along the way. These changes are addressed in the comments on each article by a wide range of scholars as well as in the overarching reflections on 50 years of Ethnologia Europaea by two of its former editors, Regina F. Bendix and Orvar LГ¶fgren.

Special issue editors: Marie Sandberg and Monique Scheer

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Phd in folkloreNew Issue of Cultural Analysis is out!

National Competitive Festivals:

Formatting Dance Products and Forging Identities in Contemporary Kenya

Christian Ritter Klaus SchГ¶nbergerВ

Appropriating Global Media Content Through Camera Phone Videos in Everyday Life

A. AsbjГёrn JГёnВ

Green Jesus of Azeroth:

Hero Myths and Fan Based Perceptions of Similarities Between Jesus of Nazareth and the World of Warcraft’s ‘Thrall’

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University Departments and Programs in European Ethnology, Folklore Studies and (Europeanist) Anthropology

  • 21-22 June, 2018 8th Cultural Geography, Anthropology, and Cultural Studies International Conference in Occitanie “Why identities…?” Relevance and limitations of a contested notion June, NГ®mes University (South of France) Phd in folkloreCall for paper open until 30 June 2017

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