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The Ritual Year and Ritual Diversity, information in English

This book contains the proceedings from the Second International Conference of The SIEF Working Group on The Ritual Year.

This book contains the proceedings from the Second International Conference of The SIEF* Working Group on The Ritual Year, which took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, June 7-11 2006. More than seventy researchers from different disciplines representing twenty countries participated.

The volume is divided into seven sessions with the themes:

  • Midsummer
  • Ritual Theories
  • The Ritual Life
  • Whose Rituals?
  • Rituals in Religious Contexts
  • Rituals in a Changing World
  • Hosts and Places for the Ritual Year Conferences

​The proceedings contains forty-one papers presented under these session headings. The authors discuss a number of rituals in different times, contexts and places. They deal with changes as well as continuity and examine both religious and popular rituals.

The Institute for Language and Folklore together with The Department of Ethnology and The Department of Religious Studies at Gothenburg University arranged the Second International Conference of The SIEF Working Group on The Ritual Year. The first Conference took place at Malta in March 2005.

Maria Teresa Agozzino, Lina Midholm and Annika Nordström (eds).

*SIEF is the Societé Internationale d'Ethnologie et de Folklorelänk till annan webbplats.

Uppdaterad 17 april 2014