Joensuu, Finland

Folklore Fellows' Summer School

when 17 August 2020 - 23 August 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 600

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, all programmes for 2020 have been cancelled.

Analytical perspectives and scholarly discussions on cultural heritage and memory, ethnic cleansing, racism, colonialism, war and games, communication, discourse and circulation of culture, narrativity, hate speech, masking practices, ritual and symbolic performances of violence, animal and gender abuse.

Course leader

Pertti Anttonen, pertti.anttonen(at)

Target group

Doctoral students in folklore studies and closely related fields

Course aim

This course will address various types of relationships between vernacular or folk traditions and the heritage and legacy of violence and power. The participants will gain a number of analytical perspectives that they will be able to apply to their further research and studies.

Credits info

10 EC

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee includes also accommodation.


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