TOC, Sibirica - Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies 16.2 (2017)

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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


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