Author: Martina Bofulin

2021 SIEF Congress – Breaking the rules

This year’s congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) was characterized by the challenging but also often rewarding online format. More than 1000 delegates simoultaneously used Zoom and Whova platform with many innovative formats – panel on Symbiotic living: human-microbial relations in everyday life with a workshop on sourdough baking and cheese fermentation is…
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01. 07. 2021 0

Panel at IUAES: Living off and with Heritage on the Coast

Nataša Rogelja, Martina Bofulin (both ZRC SAZU) and Nicolas Bautes (French Institute Pondicherry) have convened a panel “The Tides of Change: Living off and with Heritage on the Coast” at the biannual virtual conference of IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) that addressed the role of heritagization amid coastal transformations. Initially, researchers from…
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17. 03. 2021 0

Thematic workshop “Chinese among others in Europe”

On the 16th of October 2020, a thematic workshop on changing Chinese ethnic relations in Europe was organized by Fanni Beck from Central European University in Budapest and Pál Nyiri from Free University Amsterdam titled “Chinese among others in Europe: Ethnic Relations Amidst Shifting Migrations, Geopolitics, and Pandemics.” The workshop is part of the project CHERN…
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04. 11. 2020 0

Discussions on statue removal at ACHC 2020 and beyond

At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, another Earth-shattering event took place in 2020 – global unrest against racism under the “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) banner that erupted over the killing of George Floyd in the USA. This unrest was, among other reactions, characterized by extensive media coverage of statues being removed around the world…
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18. 09. 2020 0

Round-table discussion Heritage in the mobile world

On 3 December 2019 the research-programme group Heritage on the Margins at ZRC SAZU organized a round-table discussion on heritage initiatives established by migrant and minority associations in Ljubljana. In one of such initiative’s lovely setting – Skuhna on Trubarjeva street –, the participants got to know some of the activities in the field of…
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10. 01. 2020 0