Research at the Department of Folkloristics

The main research interests of the Department Folkloristics include contemporary culture, popular culture, belief traditions, oral history, memory studies, narrative studies and cultural heritage research.

Areas of research at include for example:

  • Intergenerational and transnational family memories and memory cultures
  • Spontaneous archives and digital heritage
  • Uses of folklore
  • Popular and vernacular belief traditions
  • Past and present patterns of everyday thought and action
  • Folklore and popular culture
  • Urban and vernacular culture

Recent publications