Events by the SIEF Working Group on Archives


In September 14–16, 2016, the conference “Towards Digital Folkloristics. Research Perspectives. Archival Praxis. Ethical Challenges” took place in Riga, Latvia. The conference was devoted to the rapidly evolving field of digital folkloristics with a particular focus on tradition archives dealing with information technology.

For further information, please visit the conference website.

The Network of Nordic and Baltic Tradition Archives took place in Copenhagen, August 18, 2015 at the Dansk Folkemindesamling (The Danish Folklore Archives), Det Kongelige Bibliotek (The Royal Library).

Panels at SIEF2015 12th Congress: Zagreb, Croatia

Archives, digital collections, on-line databases and the internet Everyone an archivist?

The role of participatory archives in creating cultural heritage

Visions and traditions: the production of knowledge at the tradition archives

Ethnographic archives: should we share or should we hide?

The first meeting and seminar of the Network of Nordic and Baltic Tradition Archives took place in Oslo, Lysebu, April 13-15, 2015.

The Role of Archives in the Circulation Chain of Traditions
Founding panel at the 11th international SIEF congress, Tartu, July 2013