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KONGRESS & KULTUR 32nd Nordic Conference of Ethnology and Folkloristics, Bergen, June 18 - 21 2012

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32nd Nordic Conference  of Ethnology and Folkloristics
Bergen, June 18 - 21





Bryggen i Bergen


Scandic Bergen City
Scandic Bergen City


Spelautomater
Sponsor


Dynamics of Cultural Differences

Whereas cultural inequalities and variations in terms of time, space, and social position are among the basic concerns of the disciplines of ethnology and folkloristics, the main focus of The 32nd Nordic Conference of Ethnology and Folkloristics, taking place in Bergen 18-21 June 2012, will be on Dynamics of Cultural Differences.
 
Variations among individuals and groups are culturally experienced and transmitted in terms of criteria of gender, age, ethnicity, and social background.
In studying the processes, the researcher may need to address even concepts of transition, hybridity, and impure or ambiguous categories.

Research perspectives undergo change and thereby also the definitions of categories of research endeavours.
The discussion of modernity is but one illustration of how conceptions of tradition, cultural inheritance, and history were transformed and led to radically new perspectives on themes such as cultural inequality. Similarly, the study of cultural variation may be posited in a perspective of research history: In what ways do contemporary exchanges within the research community yield new dimensions of understanding in the study of cultural variation?


As cultural diversity is expressed through a multiplicity of material, narrative, ritual, and visual modes, we would like to invite participants to address the questions of what inequalities are at play at any time and how variations become subject of manifestation and modification.


We welcome participants to a conference on cultural variation focusing on recognizable categories, boundaries, and transgressions!

Finally, we would like to thank some of our partners, especially ToppFinans that helped us finding loans with low interest. It would not have been possible without you!


The conference is organized by Department of Archeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, University of Bergen and fundraisers like Norske Spilleautomater.
Contacts:  Tove Fjell  & Torunn Selberg  

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