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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...

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

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Ethnologia Europaea 43:2
Journal of European Ethnology

Special Issue: Foodways Redux
Edited by Marie Sandberg and Regina Bendix


SIEF Working Group news

WG on Religion cover photoMaking Sense of Religion Performance, Art and Experience 11th Conference of the SIEF Working Group on Ethnology of Religion Lisbon, Portugal 22-23 May, 2014. Read the programme and theme.


New SIEF Working Group on Archives. During the 11th international SIEF congress, Tartu, July 2013 the participants of the panel entitled The Role of Archives in the Circulation Chain of Traditions decided to propose to the Board of SIEF a new working group with the title The [SIEF] Working Group on Archives.The mission of the working group is to bring together practitioners and theorists in archival research and in the relevant fields of the humanities. Read more...