Symposium on Encounter Charms

May 9, 2008 Tartu
Estonian Literary Museum (Vanemuise 42, Tartu)

9.30-10.00 Registration
10.00-10.15 Opening
10.15-10.45 Jonathan Roper (Sheffield) The Concept of Begegnungssegen and it Applicability to English Narrative Charms
10.45-11.15 Éva Pócs (Budapest) Hungarian Encounter Charms between East and West
11.15-11.45 Andrey Toporkov (Moscow) Encounter Charms in Russian Tradition

11.45-12.15 Coffee break

12.15-12.45 Daiva Vaitkeviciene (Vilnius) Quarrel between Gods: a Dialogue in Charms and Legends
12.45-13.15 Toms Kencis (Riga) Space Dispositions in Latvian Encounter Charms

13.15-15.15 Lunch
15.15.-15.45 Mare Kőiva (Tartu). Estonian Encounter Charms
15.45-16.15 Emanuela Timotin (Bucharest) Malefic Demons in the Romanian Historiolae
16.15-16.45 Lea T. Olsan (Cambridge) The Earliest Forms of the St. Peter Charm for Toothache

16.45-17.15 Coffee break
17.15-17.45 Vladimir Klyaus (Moscow) The Russian traditional spells in Northern China nowadays
17.45-18.15 Sadhana Naithani (Delhi) When Charms Encounter 'Karma' (Human Endeavour)
18.15-18.45 Mihály Hoppál (Budapest) Shamanic Song as Charming Prayer


Organizers: Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore, University of Tartu; Department of Folkloristics, Estonian Literary Museum; ISFNR Committee on Charms, Charmers and Charming.

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