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ISSN: 2148-189X

Frequency: 2 issues


Journal of European Folklore Research (JEFR) is an international forum for current theory and research among scholars of traditional culture jointly edited by the Institute of Language and Communications Studies and the Macro World Publishing. The journal publishes original studies such as folklore, folkloristics, religious studies, ethnology, cultural studies, comparative mythology, cultural anthropology etc. and related fields. In doing this, the Journal of European Folklore Research internationalizes local concerns within European communities and beyond the various Asian, African and American civilizations in more cross-regional perspectives on folklore and material culture. All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Articles submitted to this journal must be original and not have been published elsewhere.


Aims and Scope

Journal of European Folklore Research (JEFR) is an interdisciplinary journal with focus on the traditional culture, especially oral literature, belief systems, myth and ritual, methodology and the history of research on European cultures and societies. Topics generally covered by the journal include the traditional arts, anthropology, architecture, area studies, communication, cultural studies, beliefs, history, linguistics, literature, performance studies, semiotics, sociological structure of regional ethnic, religious and industrial groups in Europe. The journal providing a platform for the researchers, academicians, professional and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, case studies and book reviews. The journal welcomes the submission of high quality manuscripts with significant policy implications that are concerned with the theoretical or empirical aspects of the following broadly defined areas:


Cultural poetics and performance
Cultural policies and the arts
Diaspora studies
Ethnic Identity
Fairy Tales
Festivals and Public Gatherings
Folk belief and Ritual
Folklore and Literature
Historical pragmatics
Indigenous Studies
Literacy Studies
Material and Visual Cultures
Local Cultures
Museums Studies
Philanthropy and the arts
Place and Space Theory
Postcolonial (World) Literature
Sexuality Studies
Social memory, commemoration, and nostalgia