Sibirica

Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies

Editor: Matthew Romaniello, Weber State University


Subjects: Anthropology, Siberian Studies

Call for Papers: "Rhythms, Structures and Roads of Contemporary Siberia"

Sibirica Volume 18, Issue 3

Special Issue: Indigenous Peoples, Urbanization Processes and Interactions with Extraction Firms in Russia’s Arctic

Guest Editor: Marlene Laruelle

Articles

Introduction

            Marlene Laruelle

A Booming Arctic City: Demographic and Migration Dynamics of Yakutsk, Russia

            Svetlana Sukneva and Marlene Laruelle

Educational Institutions as a Resource for the Urbanization of Indigenous People: The Case of Yakutsk

            Vera Kuklina, Sargylana Ignatieva, and Uliana Vinokurova

Indigenous Urbanization in Russia’s Arctic: The Case of Nenets Autonomous Region

            Marya Rozanova

Protecting Indigenous Rights from Mining Companies: The Case of the Ethnological Expertise Committee in Yakutia

            Violetta Gassiy

“We Are Not Dead Souls”: The Good Petroleum Fairies and the Spirits of the Taiga in Subarctic Siberia

            Dominique Samson Normand de Chambourg

Reviews

Smoking under the Tsars: A History of Tobacco in Imperial Russia, by Tricia Starks

            Review by Boris Belge

White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation and Change in the Early Twentieth Century, by John R. Bockstoce

            Review by Anna Bara

Delo—Tabak: Polveka fabriki “Iava” glazami ee rukovoditelia, by Leonid Sinel’nikov

            Review by Tricia Starks

Life Histories of Etnos Theory in Russia and Beyond, edited by David G. Anderson, Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei S. Alymov

            Review by Christopher J. Ward

 

 

 

Volume 18 / 2019, 3 issues per volume (spring, summer, winter)

Aims & Scope

Sibirica is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal covering all aspects of the region and relations to neighboring areas, such as Central Asia, East Asia, and North America.

The journal publishes articles, research reports, conference and book reviews on history, politics, economics, geography, cultural studies, anthropology, and environmental studies. It provides a forum for scholars representing a wide variety of disciplines from around the world to present findings and discuss topics of relevance to human activities in the region or directly relevant to Siberian studies.

The editors aim to foster a scholarly discussion among people with the most varied backgrounds and points of view. Submissions are welcomed from scholars ranging from the humanities to the natural sciences. Articles that discuss other geographical areas but make direct comparisons with Siberian peoples will be considered.


Indexed/Abstracted

Sibirica is indexed/abstracted in:

  • Abstracts in Anthropology (Baywood Publishing)
  • American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies
  • Anthropological Index (RAI)
  • Anthropological Literature (Tozzer Library – Harvard University)
  • Arctic & Antarctic Regions (Ebsco)
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies (Association for Asian Studies)
  • Bibliometric Research Indicator List (BFI)
  • Biography Index (H.W. Wilson)
  • A Current Bibliography on African Affairs (Baywood)
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science)
  • Historical Abstracts (Ebsco)
  • IBR – International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences (De Gruyter)
  • IBZ – International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences (De Gruyter)
  • IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (Proquest)
  • International Political Science Abstracts Database (OVID)
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
  • Periodicals Index Online (Proquest)
  • Scopus (Elsevier)
  • SocINDEX (Ebsco)
  • Social Sciences Index (Ebsco)
  • Social Sciences Abstracts (Ebsco)
  • Social Services Abstracts (Proquest)

Editor: Matthew Romaniello, Weber State University

Associate Editors
Dmitrii Arzyutov, KTH Royal University of Technology
Jenanne Ferguson, University of Nevada-Reno
Joachim Otto Habeck, Universität Hamburg
Ryan T. Jones, University of Oregon
John P. Ziker, Boise State University

Editorial Advisory Board
Elena B. Alekseeva, Institute of History and Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ural Branch
David G. Anderson, University of Aberdeen

Tatiana Argounova-Low, University of Aberdeen
Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer, Georgetown University
Mark Bassin, Södertörn University, Sweden
Alfrid K. Bustanov, European University of St. Petersburg
Jessica Graybill, Colgate University
Peter Jordan, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Alexander D. King, Franklin & Marshall College
Kostantin Klokov, St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Igor Krupnik, Smithsonian Institute
Erika Monahan, University of New Mexico
Patricia Polansky, University of Hawaii
Hiroki Takakura, Tohoku University, Sendai
Alan Wood, University of Lancaster
Andrei Znamenski, University of Memphis

Manuscript Submission

Please review the submission and style guidelines carefully before submitting.

Submissions should be prepared as Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (rtf) files and submitted using the online submissions system: ojs.berghahnjournals.com/index.php/sib

Authors must register with the journal on the submission website prior to submitting, or, if already registered, they can simply log in. On registering as an Author, authors have the option of also registering as a Reviewer (to be called upon to undertake peer reviews of other submissions).

Authors interested in reviewing books, films, museum exhibits, conferences or writing review articles should contact the Reviews Editor (John Ziker) at sibiricareviews@gmail.com). All other editorial inquiries should go to the editor (Matthew Romaniello) at sibiricajournal@gmail.com.

Articles should normally be 6,000 to 10,000 words (including notes and references), although longer articles may be considered. Research reports should be 2,000 to 6,000 words, reviews should be 800 words, and discussions should be 1,000 to 5,000 words.

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Statement of Professional Integrity

Sibirica expects the highest professional integrity, including ethical responsibility in the conduct of the research itself. Authors published in Sibirica certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While every effort is made by the publishers and the editorial board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make it clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete Sibirica statement of professional integrity.

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