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Marcos Farias Ferreira, Máiréad Nic Craith, Markéta Slavková, Linda M. Mülli, Mariann Vaczi, Annika Lems, and Işıl Karataş

land is a modern fabrication in urgent need of critical re-reading. It was first introduced at the beginning of the twentieth century when some of the most important representatives of Volkskunde started to inquire into Krampus customs in Austria. By

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On the Usefulness of Boundary Re-work

Francisco Martínez

Damián, yet for some of those trained in ethnology or Volkskunde, it has been perceived as a tool for the expansion of the British tradition. All in all, he shows how the project of European anthropology emerged as the result of tension between the

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Alessandro Testa

experience” to be considered for a permanent position’. The same can be said about the kin-disciplines Europäische Ethnologie and Volkskunde. Two lessons can be learnt from the example of Germany. (1) Some national traditions do not seek to become

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Wandelnde Horizonte des Weltwissens

Zur Raumvorstellung der elementaren Geographieschulbücher des Japanischen Kaiserreichs

Toshiko Ito

Geschichte an der Grundschule ( shogaku chiri rekishi kyojuho kogi ), (Tokio: Meguro, 1905), 116 41 Die Unterrichtsfächer der Volksschule, die in fünf Kategorien – Volkskunde, Naturwissenschaftenskunde, Leibesübungen, Kunst und Gewerbekunde – unterteilt

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Between Boundary-Work and Cosmopolitan Aspirations

A Historical Genealogy of EASA (and European Anthropology)

Damián Omar Martínez

traditions of folklore studies, ethnology or Volkskunde, EASA can be perceived as ‘the colonial project of a powerful neighbour-discipline claiming and invading a new territory (Europe)’ (Schriewer, in the Forum section of this issue). I contend that it

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Indoktrination oder Innovation?

Der Unterrichtsfilm als neues Lehrmedium im Nationalsozialismus

Verena Niethammer

der sogenannten Volkskunde und Rassenlehre weisen im Vergleich dazuwenige Unterrichtsfilme auf. Mit dem menschlichen Organismus befassen sich lediglich sechs Filme; es handelt sich hierbei, neben dem Trickfilm Blutkörperchen im Abwehrkampf (1937

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Margareta von Oswald and Verena Rodatus

Anderen: Stereotype in der Ausstellung “Kunst aus Afrika.” Tübingen : Tübinger Vereinigung für Volkskunde . Hahn , Hans Peter . 2015 . “ Dinge sind Fragmente und Assemblagen: Kritische Anmerkungen zur Metapher der ‘Objektbiographie.’ ” In Biography

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At the Threshold to the New World

Equator Crossings, Sunsets, and Claude Lévi-Strauss’s Tristes Tropiques

Michael Bies

Volkskunde der Universität Passau, 1994), 1:387–400; Simon J. Bronner, Crossing the Line: Violence, Play, and Drama in Naval Equator Traditions (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2006). 5 Victor Turner, “Liminal to Liminoid, in Play, Flow, and Ritual

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Heritage (Erfgoed) in the Dutch Press

A History of Changing Meanings in an International Context

Hanneke Ronnes and Tamara Van Kessel

. Henkes, “Over boeren en bosjesmannen: Volkskunde en volkenkunde—toenadering en distantie,” in Volkscultuur als valkuil: Over antropologe, volkskunde en cultuurpolitiek , R. Ginkel, ed. (Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis, 2000), 33–54; B. Henkes, Uit liefde voor

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The Colonial State and Carnival

The Complexity and Ambiguity of Carnival in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Christoph Kohl

karnevalesker Ereignisse ” [Carnival? Carnivalesque! Folkloristic ethnological research on carnival events]. Zeitschrift für Volkskunde 98 : 1 – 15 . Brooks , George E . 2003 . Eurafricans in Western Africa: Commerce, Social Status, Gender, and Religious