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RMN Newsletter double-issue available and our site has moved

RMN Newsletter, the international, multidisciplinary journal published by Folklore Studies of the University of Helsinki has just moved to a new URL,  and the current double issue is now available.  This issue's table of contents is listed below, and the whole issue is available open-access at:

CfP: MIND, EMOTION AND MYTHIC THINKING A symposium for young scholars of cultural studies and artistic research


A symposium for scholars of cultural studies and artistic research
9th of May 2018, Helsinki, Finland

Mind, emotion, and mythic thinking is a symposium for young cultural studies scholars that also welcomes the views of artistic researchers. It brings together different perspectives in study of mind, emotion, and cognition primarily from folklore research but also from other fields of cultural studies as well as art.

Call for Papers: The 8th Conference of Young Folklorists "Reflecting on Disciplinary Ethics in Folkloristics" (Riga, September 19-21, 2018)

Are there situations when personal engagement can get in the way of truthful reporting? To whom the folklorist should be responsible more – the scholarly truth or the informant? What are the researchers’ responsibilities to those being studied? Are there any fields of research too sensitive and ethically too difficult to be addressed at all? What are the principles of ethically correct work with archived material and its representation in the digital tradition archives?

Call for Papers, SCSC, Albuquerque, NM 1-4 November 2018

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference

Call for Proposals

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is accepting proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its annual conference, 1-4 November 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Proposals that address any topic within “the long sixteenth century” are invited.  The submission deadline is 15 April, 2018.