New Issue: Sibirica - Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies

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Dear Colleague,

The current issue explores a wide range of topics, including: Russian tobacco exporting to indigenous communities, migration to Siberia in the eighteenth century, the semantic structure of domestic deer herd names and more. Also included is the previous issue contents titled: Beyond the Anthropological Texts: History and Theory of Fieldworking in the North

Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 2


"Tobacco! Tobacco!": Exporting New Habits to Siberia and Russian America, Matthew Romaniell

Autonomous Siberia in Russia's Reorganization Projects at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, Olga Kharus and Vyacheslav Shevtsov

Movement and the Transformation of Siberia in the Eighteenth Century, Alison K. Smith

Reindeer Herding Lexicon as System-Structure Organization in the Language of the Alutor Koryaks, Anatoly Sorokin


Training of Specialist Personnel in Iakutiia in the 1950s-1980s, Egor Antonov and Venera Antonova

Book Reviews

Anna Bara, Tero Mustonen and Oxana Zemtsova

Previous Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1 (Beyond the Anthropological Texts: History and Theory of Fieldworking in the North)


Writing the History of the Northern "Field": An Introductory Note, Dmitry V. Arzyutov


Early Field Photography and Visual Documentation of Northern Indigenous Cultures: Ivan Poliakov's Collection, 1876, Ekaterina B. Tolmacheva

The Concept of the "Field" in Early Soviet Ethnography: A Northern Perspective, Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

Reflecting the "Field": Two Vepsian Villages and Three Researchers, Laura Siragusa and Madis Arukask


X International Siberian Studies Conference, Saint Petersburg, 24-26 October 2016, Valeria V. Vasilyeva