Jokkmokk 2006

Thursday, 7 September

09.00-10.30 Session 1

Chair: Ewa Dahlig-Turek

  • Jan Sverre KNUDSEN, Norway – What makes ethnicity matter?
  • Pirkko MOISALA, Finland – Constructed people, place, and music transmission.
  • Eva FOCK, Denmark – Djembe or darbuka? Cultural diversity in Scandinavian music schools.
  • Ursula HEMETEK, Austria – Minorities’ Music “Going Mainstream” Mechanisms, Purposes and Consequences – A Case Study from Austria.

11.00-12.30 Session 2

Chair: Gunnar Ternhag

  • Anna CZEKANOWSKA, Poland – Towards Historical Research of Durable Value. On the Contribution of Polish Explorers to the Study of Siberian Culture.
  • Galina SYTCHENKO, Russia – Prospects of a study of intonational cultures of ethnic minorities.
  • Katalin LÁZÁR, Hungary – Why and how to preserve the music of Finno-Ugrian peoples living in Russia?
  • Slawomira ZERA?SKA-KOMINEK, Poland – A Musical Dialogue with Nature. Orphic Motifs in the Kalevala.

13.30 -14.00 Poster session 1: Current research and projects in the form of poster presentations.

14.30-15.30 Session 3

Chair: Frank Kouwenhoven

John Blacking Memorial Lecture

Professor Beverly DIAMOND, Memorial University of New Foundland, Canada 
Music and the Project of Modern Indigeneity.

16.00-17.30 Session 4

Chair: Olle Edström

  • Domenico DI VIRGILIO, Italy – Folklore and folklorisms: some remarks from the fieldwork in Central Italy (and behond).
  • Hans-Hinrich THEDENS, Norway – Norwegian Tatere and their visibilty through music.
  • Anders HAMMARLUND, Sweden – Slavs, Czechs, Slovaks, Czecho-Slovaks? Music and identity politics in Central Europe 1918-1992.
  • Belle ASANTE, Japan & Simone TARSITANI, Italy – Indigenous custodianship of musical legacies: Towards shared world heritage in Harar, Ethiopia.

17.45-19.00 Session 5

Chair:Giovanni Giuriati

  • Elena SHISHKINA-FISHER, Russia – Musical and folklore heritage of the Volga germans today: Archives, expeditions, festivals and conferences
  • Britta SWEERS & Bernd CLAUSEN, Germany – Representing minority cultures within the public: Changes and conflicts

20:30 Video session

Friday, 8 September

 09.00 -10.30 Session 6

Chair: Ursula Hemetek

  • Olle EDSTRÖM, Sweden – Continuity and Change: Jokkmokk 30 years later
  • Ola GRAFF, Norway – The relation between sami yoik songs and nature
  • Krister STOOR, Sweden – As Long as the World Shall Exist, an Old Man Yoiks the Pite River


10.30-11.00 Coffee break 11.00-12.30 Session 7

Chair: Hans-Hinrich Thedens

  • Auste NAKIENE, Lithuania – Samogitia and Ancient Prussia on Internet
  • Taive SÄRG, Estonia – Identity markers in South-Estonian popular music: The manifestation of being ethnically different
  • Zhanna PÄRTLAS, Estonia – Some interethnic parallels in Setu traditional vocal polyphony
  • Frank KOUWENHOVEN, The Netherlands – The limits of ethnic pride: a musical case study from China


 13.30 -14.00 Poster session 2 Current research and projects in the form of poster presentations.

 14.00-15.30 Workshop – panel discussion, “I sing who I am”

Chair: Dan Lundberg

A discussion between musicians and scholars:

Ola GRAFF, Ursula HEMETEK, Inga JUUSO, Krister MALM, Pirkko MOISALA, Jörgen STENBERG, Krister STOOR, Per Niila STÅLKA

19.00 Public concert in the church of Jokkmokk

Introduction: Per Niila Stålka

Performers: Stålka Pieti, Inga Juuso, Jörgen Stenberg, Krister Stoor, Pieraš-Per-Ánne Ristin

Saturday, 9 September

 09.00 -10.30 Session 8

Chair: Britta Sweers

  • Jarkko NIEMI, Finland – Selkup singing style in the context of the musical styles of the Uralic Western Siberia.
  • Erkki PEKKILÄ, Finland – When folk and elite cultures meet: Armas Launis’ Sami opera ’Aslak Hetta’.
  • Timo LEISIÖ, Finland – Music Grammar of the North Sami Yoik in Circumpolar Perspective. Introduction to a New Theory.


11.00-12.30 Session 9

Chair: Ewa Fock

  • Gerda LECHLEITNER, Austria – Intangible heritage: a discourse of the performer-researcher-archivist relationship
  • Marko JOUSTE, Finland – The Characteristics of the Regional Sámi Music Cultures in Finland before 1970
  • Susanne ZIEGLER, Germany – Historical Sound Recordings of Sami music in the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv
  • Tina K. RAMNARINE, Great Britain – Musical ‘calibrations’ through an exploration of Carnival arts in museum spaces


13.30 -14.00 Poster session 3 Current research and projects in the form of poster presentations.

14.00-15.30 Session 10

Chair: Pirkko Moisala

  • Anna PLAKHOVA, Russia – Traditional music as a factor of national self-identification of the Korean community in modern Russia.
  • Marin Marian B?LA?A, Rumania – Glimpses from the recent development of musical racism in Romania
  • Triinu OJAMAA, Estonia – An attempt to modernize traditional music: a Khanty case
  • André-Marie DESPRINGRE, France – Four different patterns of administering musical ethnicity in three French departments