Anthropological Journal of European Cultures
(formerly: Anthropological Yearbook of European Cultures)
Aims & Scope
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Previously published as Anthropological Yearbook of European Cultures
Published since 1990, Anthropological Journal of European Cultures (AJEC) engages with current debates and innovative research agendas addressing the social and cultural transformations of contemporary European societies. The journal serves as an important forum for ethnographic research in and on Europe, which in this context is not defined narrowly as a geopolitical entity but rather as a meaningful cultural construction in people's lives, which both legitimates political power and calls forth practices of resistance and subversion. By presenting both new field studies and theoretical reflections on the history and politics of studying culture in Europe anthropologically, AJEC encompasses different academic traditions of engaging with its subject, from social and cultural anthropology to European ethnology and empirische Kulturwissenschaften.
In addition to the thematic focus of each issue, which has characterised the journal from its inception, AJEC now also carries individual articles on other topics addressing aspects of social and cultural transformations in contemporary Europe from an ethnographically grounded anthropological perspective. All such contributions are peer reviewed. Each issue also includes book reviews and reports on major current research programmes.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Editorship and Changes to Editorial Team
Subjects: Anthropology, Cultural Studies, European Studies
Volume 26, Issue 1, Spring 2017
Thematic Focus: Que reste-t-il de nos amours? The Expectations of 1989–1991 Revisited
Guest Editors: Francisco Martínez and Marcos Farias Ferreira
Introduction: Que reste-t-il de nos amours? The Expectations of 1989–1991 Revisited
Play of Mirrors: An Encounter of Personal Biographies with Europe’s Journey
Marcos Farias Ferreira
The End of the European Honeymoon? Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities
It Was Not Meant to Be This Way: An Unfortunate Case of Anglo-Saxon Parochialism?
How Much ‘Europeaness’ Remains in Contemporary Russia?
To Whom Does History Belong? The Theatre of Memory in Post-Soviet Russia, Estonia and Georgia
Those Who Decide about the Fate of the Foreigner: A Commentary
Tiina Ann Kirss
Ol’ga Danglová (2014): Modrotlač na Slovensku. Blueprint in Slovakia(Bratislava: Centre for Folk Art Production and Institute of Ethnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences)
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