Ethnologia Europaea is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal focusing on European cultures and societies, past and present. The journal was first published in 1967, and since then it has acquired a position as the international flagship journal within European Ethnology and related fields. It carries material of great interest for European ethnologists, cultural anthropologists and scholars of folklore, as well as cultural historians and cultural studies scholars worldwide.
Associated with the principal international society in the field, International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF), the journal is A-ranked according to the European Science Foundation journal evaluation (ERIH+) and a level 2 (top-level) journal, according to the Norwegian model.
The journal is published biannually, usually with one open issue and one thematic issue. Each manuscript is evaluated by a double-blind peer review, including those submitted together as a 'special issue'.
The journal is edited by joint editors-in-chief Alexandra Schwell and Laura Stark. Magdalena Tellenbach handles production management.
Ethnologia Europaea is supported by the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) and funded by the Nordic Board for Periodicals in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOP-HS). In compliance with the ERIH+ criteria, all contributions published in Ethnologia Europaea are given an abstract in English as well as an author biography, including affiliation and contact information.
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