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SIEF Newsletter Vol 20 No 2 (Autumn 2022)

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1. Letter of the President

Marie Sandberg summarises recent SIEF activities and introduces the task forces of the Executive Board.

2. Welcome to Brno, welcome to the Czech Republic!

From 7-10 June 2023 SIEF welcomes you in Brno to join SIEF2023, SIEF’s 16th international congress. The Call for Papers is open now!

3. Call SIEF Young Scholar Prize 2023

Invitation to young scholars to submit articles or book chapters to compete for the Young Scholar Prize 2023.

4. Report: SIEF Summer School 2022

Report of the SIEF Summer School 2022 ‘Urban Heritage on the Right Bank. Heritage in Warsaw as Seen from the Praga District'.

5. SIEF welcomes a new working group

Introduction of the SIEF Working Group in Feminist Approaches to Ethnology and Folklore.

6. Working Group on Archives

The working group announces a number of autumn/winter webinars in 2022-2023.

7. Working Group on Cultural Heritage and Property

The working group provides an overview of recent and future events.

8. Working Group Digital Ethnology and Folklore

Reports on a special panel, ‘Variation and change in digital folk practices,’ held at the Estonian Digital Humanities conference in Tallinn.

9. Working Group Ethnology of Religion

Call for Papers for the conference ‘Religious Utopias’. Humboldt University Berlin, March 16-18, 2023.

10. Food Research Working Group

The MAS Museum Antwerp hosted the 23rd International Ethnological Food Research Conference ‘'Food, People and the City. Comparative Perspectives'.

11. Francophone Working Group

The University of Perugia hosted the IIIrd Conference of the Francophone Working Group ‘Migrations, pandemic crisis and new inequalities’.

12. Working Group Historical Approaches in Cultural Analysis HACA

Report on the conference ‘Past Futures. Historical Approaches to the Analysis of Uncertainties and Ruptures,’ held at the University of Innsbruck.

13. Working Group Place Wisdom

Reports on the online workshop ‘Indigeneity in Europe: Issues and Perspectives’.

14. Ritual Year Working Group

Reports on the wg’s 14th conference ‘Commerce and Traditions,’ held in Riga at the National Library of Latvia.

15. Two projects related to Ukraine

Announcement of the two projects ‘Religion on Fire’ and ‘24.02.22, 5 am. Testimonies from the War’.

16. New issues of the SIEF journals ‘Cultural Analysis’ and ‘Ethnologia Europaea’

Cultural Analysis vol. 20.2 (2022) and Ethnologia Europaea vol. 52, issue 1 (2022) have been published.

17. Conference Calls 

For information about current conference calls (Narrating the Multispecies World; Analyzing the Everyday: Complexity, Currency, Crisis) see the PDF of the SIEF Newsletter.

18. Reports 

For reports on the photographic and multimedia exhibition ‘Listening and vision’, the Vienna Anthropology Days, the hybrid conference ‘The Middle East from the Margin’, and the first registration of Albanian Intangible Cultural Heritage see the PDF of the SIEF Newsletter.

19. Calls for Publications 

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20. New publications 

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