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Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics

Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (JEF) is a multidisciplinary forum for scholars. Addressed to an international scholarly audience, JEF is open to contributions from researchers all over the world. JEF publishes articles in the research areas of ethnology, folkloristics, museology, cultural and social anthropology. It includes both studies focused on the empirical analysis of particular cases as well as those that are more theoretically oriented.

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  • 50%


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Art Leete, University of Tartu, Estonia

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Helen Kästik, University of Tartu, Estonia

Editorial Advisory Board
Pertti J. Anttonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Alexandra Arkhipova, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russian Federation
Camilla Asplund Ingemark, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer, Georgetown University, United States
Dace Bula, Latvian University, Latvia
Tatyana Bulgakova, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Russian Federation
Anne-Victoire Charrin, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, France
Carlo A. Cubero, Tallinn University, Estonia
Silke Göttsch-Elten, Universität Kiel, Germany
Lauri Harvilahti, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Finland
Mihály Hoppál, Ethnographic Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Aivar Jürgenson, Tallinn University, Estonia
Patrick Laviolette, Tallinn University, Estonia
Bo Lönnqvist, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Margaret Mackay, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Irena Regina Merkienė, Lithuanian Institute of History, Lithuania
Stefano Montes, University of Palermo, Italy
Sadhana Naithani
Kjell Ole Kjærland Olsen, UiT Norges Arktiske Universitetet, Norway
Alexander Panchenko, Institute of Russian Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Éva Pócs, University of Pécs, Hungary
Peter P. Schweitzer, University of Vienna, Austria
Laura Siragusa, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Timothy R. Tangherlini, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Peeter Torop, University of Tartu, Estonia
Žarka Vujić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Elle Vunder, University of Tartu, Estonia
Sheila Watson, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Ulrika Wolf-Knuts, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Dong Xiaoping

Risto Järv, Estonian Literary Museum, Estonia
Indrek Jääts, Estonian National Museum, Estonia
Art Leete, University of Tartu, Estonia
Pille Runnel, Estonian National Museum, Estonia
Taive Särg, Estonian Literary Museum, Estonia
Ülo Valk, University of Tartu, Estonia
Ergo-Hart Västrik, University of Tartu, Estonia

Language Editors
Daniel Edward Allen, independent, Estonia

Technical Editors
Tuuli Kaalep, Estonian National Museum, Estonia
Helen Kästik, University of Tartu, Estonia

Professor Art Leete (art.leete@ut.ee)

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