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12th Russian Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists

On July 3-6, 2017, the 12th Russian Congress of Ethnologists and Anthropologists will be held in the city of Izhevsk. The Congress is organized by the Russian Association of Anthropologists and Ethnologists jointly with Udmurtia Institute of History, Language and Literature (Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences), Udmurtia State University, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology (Moscow) and the Government of the Republic of Udmurtia. 

This year, the theme of the Congress is “The mission of anthropology and ethnology: scientific traditions and contemporary challenges”.

Questions proposed for discussion:

The Organizing Committee (OC) of the Congress has approved a list of the Congress’s thematic symposia and sessions:

The full list of symposia is available here.

For more details please see the call for papers.

Also, a session ‘Migrants and Cultural Environment’ proposed by the LSAR will be conducted at the Congress’s 6th symposium, titled ‘Ethno-cultural Aspects of Migration’.

It will discuss symbolic and physical dimensions of modern cities as explored by trans-border migrants, their interaction and conflict with other urban actors, that is, permanent residents, ethno-cultural organizations, the mass media, and the authorities.

Some of the questions put forward for discussion in the session are:

According to the OC requirements, applicants are expected to submit their applications in the MS Word format, files to be named as follows: С-32_Applicant’s last name_Applicant’s first and middle name.doc

To access the application form and the latest on the Congress, please log on to the website of Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology (Moscow).

Please send in your applications to participate in the session by February 15, 2017 the latest, to both of the following emails: (Irina Vladimirovna Nam) and (Konstantin Vadimovich Grigorichev), and please do not forget to copy (!) your emails to the OC at:

The project "Man in a Changing World. Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present" is funded by the Russian Government
(grant #14.В25.31.0009)
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