Research Seminar "Mission Possible" of Estonian and Latvian Folklorists
On December 14, 2016 a group of folklore researchers from Department of Folkloristics of the Estonian Literary Museum (Tartu, Estonia), will pay a visit to the Archives of Latvian Folklore, Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia. In a joint research seminar, "Mission Possible", both the Estonian and the Latvian folklorists will present their current research topics.
Department of Folkloristics of the Estonian Literary Museum*
Archives of Latvian Folklore, Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia**
Research Seminar "Mission Possible"
December 14, 2016
12.00—14.00 Long presentations (Virtaka Lecture Room, Level 1)
Rita Treija, Mare Kõiva. Opening remarks
Sandis Laime. Tourist Graffiti and Magic Signs on Sandstone Cliffs in Latvia: Current Research and Future Perspectives
Piret Voolaid. A Paremic Glance at Graffiti: Database of Graffiti
Ieva Tihovska. Latvian Romani Dance: Notes on Applied Research
Eda Kalmre. Self-created Love Stories in Girls’ Romantic Culture: History and Evolution
14.00—15.00 Lunch / coffee break
15.00—17.00 Short presentations / posters and discussion about possibilities
of future co-operation (Virtaka Lecture Room, Level 1)
Tõnno Jonuks. Greening the Religion – How Did Estonian Religion Become a Nature Religion
Reet Hiiemäe. Urban Non-places as Sacred Places
Mare Kalda. Back to the Past: Traditional Treasure Tales under Examination
Mare Kõiva. Visit of Hitler. Touching Self and History
Katre Kikas. Locality and Diaspora: Dilemmas of Jakob Hurt’s Migrant Co-workers
Liisi Laineste. Refugees and the Internet
Anneli Baran. Formulaic Language on the Internet
Aigars Lielbārdis. Digital Catalogue of Latvian Charms
Andres Kuperjanov. 20 Years of Electronic Publications
Toms Ķencis. Crowdsourcing and Communication for Folklore
* The Centre of Excellence in Estonian Studies (CEES, European Regional Development Fund), IRG 22-5 (Estonian Research Council).
** Basic budget sub-programme 05.04.00 “Krišjānis Barons’s Cabinet of Folksongs”, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia.
Photo: Alar Madisson
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