Online conference "Socialist Folkloristics: A Disciplinary Heritage"
We kindly invite you to "save the date". The Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia organises an international conference "Socialist Folkloristics: A Disciplinary Heritage" on 17–18 December, 2020.
The conference will be held in distance using ZOOM virtual meeting place. In order to receive further information and an invitation, please, fill in the Registration form.
Participation without fee.
Operational language: English.
The topics that will be covered in conference:
- The impact of the Socialist heritage on the development of folkloristics in the post-Socialist countries;
- The role of the Socialist regimes of knowledge in the organization of folklore archives, ethnographic collections and other institutional representations of folklife;
- The contribution of folkloristics and related disciplines to resistance and dissent in the former USSR and the Soviet bloc countries;
- History of folkloristics and ethnography in the light of Soviet postcolonialism;
Organiser: The Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia
Supported by: Latvian Council of Science project ‘Latvian Folkloristics (1945–1985)’ lzp-2018/2-0268.
Contact email: SocFolk@gmail.com
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