Conferences


Conference papers

  • October, 18-22 2016
    Traditional Legends in a Digital Age: Easter Witches and Sámi Ogres in Social Media.
    Joint paper with Fredrik Skott, ISOF, Gothenburg.
    Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society, Miami.
  • March, 15-17 2016
    The blindspot of Digital Humanities or What Ethnography can contribute. Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries. 
    Joint paper with Anna Johansson, Umeå.
  • August, 19-21 2015
    Sámi languages in digital settings: redefining knowledge and expertise.
    33 Nordic Ethnology and Folklore Conference in Copenhagen
  • June, 21-14 2015
    Traditional knowledge: new experts. SIEF 12th Congress. Zagreb, Croatia.
  • June 10-12, 2015
    ”Party på Blåkulla”. Digital Vernacular Practices and Folkloristics. Why Folkloristics? Visby, Sweden.
  • November 6-8 2013
    Cultures of Disasters, An international conference on humanistic disaster studies at the University of Oslo
  • September 30 – October 1st, 2013
    Digital Places for Sami Cultural Expression. Space, Materials and Media. Stanford University
  • June 30- July 4, 2013
    Expressive culture and identities in a digital age. SIEF 11th Congress, “Circulation”. Tartu, Estonia.
  • 24-27 October 2012
    The Revitalization of Traditions: The Case of Sami Webspaces. Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • 18-20 juni 2012
    Traditions as Selected Pasts. 32nd Nordic Conference of Ethnology and Folkloristics, Bergen, Norge. 
  • 18-20 April, 2011
    Real and Imagined places  –   Sámi  identity discourse on the Internet. 10th SIEF Congress (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore), Lisboa, Portugal.
  • 17-19 November 2010
    Toward critical folklore studies: theoretical intercourse between CDA and folkloristics. Nordic Interdisciplinary Conference on Discourse and Interaction, Aalborg, Denmark
  • 6-9 Augusti 2009
    Sámi storytelling in the age of digitalization. Codex and Code: Aesthetics, Language and Politics in an Age of Digital Media (NorLit 2009), Stockholm.
  • 29 April – 2 Maj 2009
    Ethnographical authorship and authority. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Madison WI.
  • 4 – 6 Mars 2009
    Traditionell kunskap och kunskapstradition – Agenda och målsättningar i samisk forskning. Älvar att korsa: Bygga broar eller vada? Traditionell och akademisk kunskap i samisk forskning. Umeå, Sverige
  • 23-26 Augusti 2008
    ’Social change in Sápmi from a native perspective‘ ICASS VI (International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences), Nuuk, Grönland.
  • 13-15 Mars 2008
    ‘New Genres of Sámi folklore’ Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.
  • 12-13 November 2007
    ’Folklore och identitetsskapande: Vi och Dem i nordsamisk berättartradition’. Samar som “den andre”, samar om “den andre”: identitet og etnisitet i nordiske kulturmøte, Bergen, Norge.
  • 17-21 Oktober 2007
    ‘Defensive folklore: Sámi narratives as a defense strategy’. Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society, Quebec, Canada
  • 04-06 Maj 2006
    The Genres of Sámi Narratives: The Example of Johan Turi’ Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Oxford, Mississippi, USA.
  • 27-30 Juni 2005
    ‘Sami identity management in traditional legends’ International Conference on Storytelling and Cultural Identity, Azores, Portugal
  • 15-18 Juni 2005
    ’Marriage with the supernatural’ The 5th Celtic- Nordic- Baltic Folklore Symposium on Folk Legends, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Invited speaker 

  • 9 juni 2014
    The circulation of stories: Adaptation, Continuity and Responsibility. FEST (Federation for European Storytelling), Skellefteå.
  • 22-24 September 2011
    Samiska berättelser i digitala miljöer
    Åarjel-saemien gïeleseminare – Sørsamisk språkseminar. Saemien Sijte, Snåsa, Norway
  • 25 March 2011
    Storytelling as a source and resource to knowledge. International conference on Johan Turi. University of Tromsö, Norway.
  • 12-13 November 2010
    Myth and liminality in Sámi legends: sources of fear, sources of knowledge.
    Gods and Goddesses on the Edge: Myth and Liminality.
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik
  • 25-26 november 2010
    Storytelling as a survival strategy.
    Survival Strategies of Minor Languages, Department of Scandinavian Linguistics and Literature, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2-3 September 2009
    Contemporary aspects of Sámi cultural expression
    Cultural diversity, multilingualism and ethnic minorities in Sweden, Stockholm

Panel convenor 

  • Folklore in Social Media: Perspectives on Continuity in Narration and Communication.
    Convenors: Coppélie Cocq (Umeå University), Fredrik Skott (ISOF, Gothenburg).
    Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society, Miami, 18-22 October 2016.
  • Cooperation and Conflict in Sápmi. Research on Sámi struggle for cultural survival.
    Convenors:
    Marianne Liliequist, Professor in Ethnology, Department of Culture and Media Studies, Umeå University, Sweden.
    Coppélie Cocq, PhD in Sámi Studies, Research Fellow at HUMlab, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.
    33 Nordic Ethnology and Folklore Conference in Copenhagen 19-21 August, 2015
  • Inheritance of the digital: ethnographic approaches to everyday realities in, of, and through digital technologies.
    Convenors:
    Coppélie Cocq (Umeå University) & Robert Glenn Howard (University of Wisconsin – Madison)
    SIEF 12th Congress. Zagreb, Croatia. June 21-24, 2015
  • Expressive culture and identities in a digital age
    Convenors: Coppélie Cocq (Umeå University) & Anna Johansson (Umeå University)
    SIEF 11th Congress, Tartu, Estonia. 2013.

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