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YoFo 2023

The 12th International Conference of Young Folklorists "Beyond the Field: Fieldwork in the 21st Century" will take place from 13 to 15 September at the Conference Centre of the National Library of Latvia. More than 30 young representatives from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, Italy, Hungary, Bulgaria and India will participate in the conference.

Guest lectures will be given by Ulla Savolainen, lecturer at the University of Helsinki, on "The Field of Memory Culture: Ingrian Finns' Historical Experiences through Multiple Media and Times" and by Klāvs Sedlenieks, Associate Professor at Riga Stradiņš University, on "In Search for Unknown Unknowns. Why Fieldwork is still the Way!"

The conference programme and abstracts can be found at:

Everyone is welcome to attend!

The conference is organised by the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, Archives of Latvian folklore.

The conference is supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia (budget sub-programme 05.04.00 "Krišjāņa Barons' Cabinet of Songs"), the State Culture Capital Foundation and the project "Landscapes of Identities: History, Culture and Environment" (No VPP-LETONIKA-2021/1-0008), which is implemented within the State Research Programme "Letonika for the Development of Latvian and European Societies".

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