Conference

Childbirth customs in a changed scenery: migrants and their cultural demenour

Comunicare susținută la conferinţa „City Rituals”. 13th bi-annual conference of The Ritual Year Working Group (SIEF), organizată de Societatea Internaţională de Etnologie şi Folclor, în colaborare cu  Institutul de Etnografie şi Folclor „C. Brăiloiu”, Institutul de Studii Sud-Est Europene, Academia Română,  Muzeul Naţional al Ţăranului Român, în Bucureşti, România, 7-9 noiembrie 2018. Abstract Romania is still …

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Between Shuba, Sarma and Pasta. The Hybrid Identity of Moldovans in the West

Lucrare prezentată în cadrul Conferinței internaționale „Re-Learning to be Human for Global Times: Cultural Borders and Border Cultures”, organizată de Iași Center for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington D.C., Universitatea „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” și Academia Română – Filiala Iaşi, 2-3 noiembrie 2018. Abstract Based on recent in-depth interviews with Moldovans (through the project Migration …

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Food, Clothes, and Expectations. Romanian Migrants Non-monetary Remittances as Intercultural Exchange

Lucrare prezentată în cadrul Conferintei Internationale „More than Money. Remittances as social practice”, organizată de SIEF (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) Working Group „Migration & Mobility”, Institute of European Ethnology, University of Innsbruck, Austria, 26-28 septembrie 2018. Abstract The data in this paper come from a field study conducted through the project Migration and …

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2018 Society for Romanian Studies Conference (ASE, Bucharest, June 25-28, 2018): Whatʼs in a sheep? State of art of a contested Romanian national symbol

As in the case of other eastern European nations, folklore had a significant role in the development of Romanian national consciousness starting in the middle of the 19th century, continuing to the 1918 unification, and further with the manipulation of peasant traditions to fit the communist cultural politics. Described as one of “the national myths”, …

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