SIEF Working Groups

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Archives
Chair
Dr. Lauri Harvilahti, Folklore Archives, Finnish Literature Society, Folklore Archives, PL259, Hallituskatu 1, Helsinki, 00171, FINLAND.

 

Body, Affects, Senses, and Emotions
Chair
Professor Jonas Frykman.

 

 

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage and Property 
Chairs
Prof. Dr. Kristin Kuutma, Institute for Cultural Research and Fine Arts, University of Tartu Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu, Estonia.
Dr. Anita Vaivade, Latvian Academy of Culture Ludzas 24, Riga, Latvia.

 

Digital ethnology and folklore

Digital Ethnology and Folklore 
Chairs
Dr. Coppélie Cocq, HUMLab, Umeå University, Sweden.
Prof. Dr. Robert Glenn Howard, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

Ethnology of Religion 

Ethnology of Religion 
Chair
Dr. István Povedák, Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Szeged.

Food

Food Research 
Chairs
Prof Dr. Patricia Lysaght, UCD Delargy Centre for Irish Folklore and the National Folklore Collection.
Prof Hakan Jönsson, Lund University.
Prof Maja Godina Golija, Institute and Museum of Anthropology, Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Francophone

Francophone Working Group 
Chair
Dr. Laurent Sébastien Fournier, Department of Anthropology, Aix-Marseille-University, France
Secretary
Dr. Alfonsina Bellio, GSRL, CNRS, Paris, France​
Board member
Inga Kuzma, University of Lodz, Poland
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History

Historical Approaches in Cultural Analysis 
Chairs
PD Dr. Michaela Fenske. Institute of European Ethnology, Humboldt University, Berlin. 
Dr. Pauliina Latvala, University of Helsinki / University of Turku.

Place Wisdom

Working Group on Migration and Mobility
Chairs
Prof. Dr. Walter Leimgruber, Department of Cultural Studies and European Ethnology, University of Basel.
Prof. Dr. Jasna Capo, Institute for Ethnology and Folklore, Zagreb, Croatia.


Place Wisdom

Museums and Material Culture
Chairs
Prof. Dr. Hester Dibbits, lector  of cultural heritage and course director of the Master of Museology at Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK) & endowed professor historical culture and education at Erasmus University Rotterdam. . Web: www.eshcc.eur.nl
Dr. Lizette Gradén, Head of Collections at the Royal Armoury and Skokloster Castle with the Hallwyl Museum and Affiliate Associate Professor, Dept. of Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington. . Web: scandinavian.washington.edu/people/lizette-graden and www.sh.se


Place Wisdom

Place Wisdom
Chairs
Prof. Katriina Siivonen, University of Turku. 
Dr. Stella Butter, University of Giessen.

 

The Ritual Year

The Ritual Year 
Chairs
Prof. Dr. Irina Sedakova, Russia.
Prof. Dr. Terry Gunnel, Department of Celtic and Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Web site: www.theritualyear.com

 

 

International Ethnocartography Network

Space-lore and Place-lore
Chairs
Dr. Jiři Woitsch, Institute of Ethnology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Dr. Jelka Vince-Pallua.


Student affairs

Young Scholars Working Group 
Chairs
Pétursson, Jón Þór, Folklore department, University of Iceland and Lund University.
Dr. Alessandro Testa, Department of European Ethnology, University of Vienna.