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SIEF 2015 12th Congress: Zagreb, Croatia. 21-25 June 2015 Theme: Utopias, Realities, Heritages. Ethnographies for the 21st century

The 12th Congress of SIEF (Société Internationale d'Ethnologie et de Folklore,, international professional association which in 2014 celebrates its 50th anniversary, will be held at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb, 21 to 25 June 2015. At its congresses, SIEF brings together experts from the fields of ethnology and cultural anthropology, folklore studies, cultural studies, history, sociology, geography, art history, philosophy, archeology, etc. SIEF congresses create a space for meetings and stimulating discussions and provide access to recent research developments.

The Zagreb Congress will deal with Utopias, Realities, Heritages. Ethnographies for the 21st Century. Accepted panels (108 panels, which make the upcoming event into the largest SIEF congress so far) outline the thematic breadth of the Zagreb Congress and invite participation of all who are engaged in numerous and diverse cultural and societal issues of the 21st century: politics and social movements, body, gender and sexuality, home, migration and borders, religion, rural, urban, socialist and post-socialist transformation of everyday life, food and ecology, digital and virtual, heritage and museums, archives, narratives and memory, development and the state of humanities and social sciences, etc.

Local organizers of the Congress - Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb and the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb - invite you to contribute to the Congress with your presentations, discussions, films and posters relating to utopias, realities and heritages. The working languages of SIEF congresses are English, French and German.

The list of the panels and the instructions for application for participation can be found HERE.

Deadline for paper proposals is 14 January 2015.

We look forward to meeting you!

Local Organizing Committee: Jasna Čapo, Nevena Škrbić Alempijević, Valentina Gulin Zrnić, Marijana Belaj, Tvrtko Zebec, Naila Ceribasić, Sanja Potkonjak, Tihana Rubić, Peter Kelemen

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