Cultural Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Folklore and Popular Culture

Volume 10, 2011


Maria Yelenevskaya and Larisa Fialkova
Guest Editors, Cultural Analysis


Goran Janev
University of Sts Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
Narrating the Nation, Narrating the City

Tiiu Jaago
University of Tartu, Estonia
One Area, Several Cultural Spaces: Comparative Analysis of Stories as the Bases of Local Identity

Ekaterina Protassova and Anu Reponen
University of Helsinki, Finland
Understanding Urban Spaces: How Speakers of Russian Talk about Helsinki

Orna Blumen and Shay Tzafrir
University of Haifa, Israel
Sentenced to Commute: Indigenous Young Women at a City University

DISCUSSION - Jewish Life in Eastern European Towns: Between Decline and Resurrection

Elena Nosenko-Stein
Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
The Sacred and Profane Space in Modern Russian City: A Choice of Russian Jews

Vanda Vitti
University of Munich (LMU), Germany
Jewish Culture and its Heritage in Slovakia after 1989: Urban Sites of Remembrance in Košice and their Meanings

Svetlana Amosova
State Republican Center of Russian Folklore Russia
There Are No Jews Here: From a Multiethnic to a Monoethnic Town of Burshtyn

EVENTS - Local Culture, Tourism and Festivals

Kira Kaurinkoski
The French School of Athens, France
Globalization in the Life of Small Island Towns: Changes for Better or Worse? The Case of the Island of Kos (Greece)

Maria Yelenevskaya
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Larisa Fialkova
The University of Haifa, Israel
“Holiday of Holidays” Festival in Haifa: Between Hope and Reality


Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, University of Haifa, Israel
Branding Cities: Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change. (Donald, Kofman, and Kevin, eds.)

Francesca Stella, London South Bank University, UK
Cultural Diversity in Russian Cities. The Urban Landscape in the Post-Soviet Era. (Gdaniec)

Boris Czerny, University of Caen-Basse Normandie/ Laboratoire ERLIS France
Shtetl. XXI Сent. Fields studies, Collection of Articles, in Russian). (V.A. Dymshits, A.L.L'vov, A.V.Sokolova, eds.)