New Issue Published: Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, vol. 11, no. 1 (2017)

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Dear H-Folk Members,

Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (JEF) has recently published its latest issue Vol. 11 (1) at 
We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and visit our web site to read and download articles.

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JEF is a joint publication of the University of Tartu, the Estonian National Museum and the Estonian Literary Museum.

With best regards,
Ergo-Hart Västrik
University of Tartu


Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics
Vol 11, No 1 (2017): Contemporary Ritual Landscapes
Table of Contents

Contemporary Ritual Landscapes. Preface to the Special Issue (p. 3)

Articles (special issue)
Introduction: Enquiries into Contemporary Ritual Landscapes (pp. 5-17)
     Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Eleonora A. Lundell, Marja-Liisa Honkasalo

Landscape and Gods among the Khanty (pp. 19-38)
     Art Leete

The Living Camera in the Ritual Landscape: The Teachers of the Tatuutsi Maxakwaxi School, 
the Wixárika Ancestors, and the Teiwari Negotiate Videography (pp. 39-64)
     Lea Kantonen, Pekka Kantonen

Initiations in the Burmese Ritual Landscape (pp. 65-82)
     Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière

The Israeli–Palestinian Separation Wall and the Assemblage Theory: 
The Case of the Weekly Rosary at the Icon of Our Lady of the Wall (pp. 83-110)
     Elisa Farinacci

“Je suis Charlie” and the Digital Mediascape: The Politics of Death in the  Charlie Hebdo Mourning Rituals (pp. 111-126)
     Johanna Sumiala

Articles (regular)
The Postpartum Tradition of Sawa Mahina in Rural Punjab, Pakistan (pp. 127-150)
     Azher Hameed Qamar

‘Blood’ Kinship and Kinship in Christ’s Blood: Nomadic Evangelism in the Nenets Tundra (pp. 151-169)
     Tatiana Vagramenko

Notes and Reviews
The Concept of  Work  in Yupik Eskimo Society Before and After the Russian Influx: A Linguist’s Perspective (pp. 170-177)
     Nikolai Vakhtin