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 more theoretically oriented.

JEF is indexed by Anthropological Index OnlineCentral and Eastern European Online Library (C.E.E.O.L.), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ERIH PLUSMLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO), MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) and Open Folklore Project.

Vol 8, No 2 (2014): Departures and Returns in the North

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Table of Contents


Preface to the Special Issue: Departures and Returns in the North PDF
Art Leete, Aimar Ventsel 3-6
Coming Back to the Same Places: The Ethnography of Human-Reindeer Relations in the Northern Baikal Region PDF
Vladimir Davydov 7-32
Belonging to the Land in Tura: Reforms, Migrations, and Indentity Politics in Evenkia PDF
Olga Povoroznyuk 33-51
The Consequences of State Intervention: Forced Relocations and Sámi Rights in Sweden, 1919–2012 PDF
Patrik Lantto 53-73
Sakha Music: Selling 'Exotic' Europeanness in Asia and Asianness in Europe PDF
Aimar Ventsel 75-94
On the Edge of Space and Time: Evangelical Missionaries in the Post-Soviet Arctic PDF
Laur Vallikivi 95-120
Hyperborea: The Arctic Myth of Contemporary Russian Radical Nationalists PDF
Victor Shnirelman 121-138

ISSN (print) 1736-6518. ISSN (online) 2228-0987. JEF is a joint publication of the University of Tartu, the Estonian National Museum and the Estonian Literary Museum.