The article investigates various aspects of Sámi local knowledge about organisms used for their material culture of sports and games.
The article discusses how a rather unknown wild shrub, mostly unnoticed in peasant folk botany along the northern European coasts, has become common as a cultivated plant.
The journey by Göran Schildt in 1963 to Bulgaria and Romania is discussed in a new article about multilingual and multicultural strategies.
Family terminology can be a challenge for language and culture learners. Kinship structures differ greatly even within Europe.
The contacts between ordinary people in Finland and Bulgaria, Sweden and Serbia are a little researched but important aspect of the common history of Europe.
A new article by Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg about a Barbary lion kept in Uppsala at the beginning of the 1800s has been published recently.
A new article, Folk Knowledge in Southern Siberia in the 1770s: Johan Peter Falck’s Ethnobiological Observations, has been published recently in Studia Orientalia Electronica.
Tatar language preservation strategies and innovative practices is the topic of the special issue of Journal of Endangered Languages (Summer 2021). Guest Editor: Sabira Stahlberg.
Exotic birds became popular as pets in Sweden in the eighteenth century. Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg discuss a painting of a parakeet from around 1750.
In the Taklamakan desert a hundred years ago, the Loptuq used to fish and forage around the Lop Nor (Lop Lake). Ingvar Svanberg and Sabira Ståhlberg have written an article about their reed use and waterscape perceptions.
Turcologica Upsaliensia. An Illustrated Collection of Essays tells the stories of travellers, researchers and others connected to Uppsala University in Sweden, to the Turkic world.
Easy to Read books can be used to develop literacy in endangered languages.