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...
Eight thematical Working Groups are active within SIEF which organize their own congresses and workshops.
SIEF Working Group news
The new board would like to welcome you all to join the Young Scholars Working Group and thereby help us to strengthen the foundation of our disciplines. The major task of this working group is to introduce young academics to SIEF in the early stages of their academic careers and will thus function as a platform where we can share relevant information about topics concerning students and young scholars. Read more in the Letter from the Young Scholars Working Group.
Latest news from SIEF
An American Folklorist looks at European Heritage Studies – THE 2013 SIEF CONGRESS
by Robert Baron
In Europe, as in most of the world today, heritage is a major focus of academic discourse and public engagement for folklore, ethnology and anthropology. Intangible culture heritage (ICH) is now a priority for national cultural policies as a result of UNESCO’s 2003 convention for safeguarding ICH (...) Read on >>
University of Tartu has filmed and published the keynotes from the Congress.
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