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Departamentul de etnografie şi folclor

Responsabil de departament:

PhD Senior Researcher Adina Ciubotariu

 

Cercetătorii departamentului:

 

Research:

I. I.  The Folklore Archive of Moldova and Bukovina (AFMB) was established in 1970 by professor Ion H. Ciubotaru who also wrote The General Ethnographic and Folkloric Questionnaire, as a main field work instrument. The archive holds about 300, 000 ethnographic documents, many of them being yet unpublished. Customs, rituals, beliefs and superstitions have been collected from all traditional culture areas. The AFMB database gathers field notebooks, audio and video documents, and photos. AFMB represents the only etnographic archive with information from the Eastern part of Romania and the third largest database from the country.

II. Typologies and texts corpuses represent a fundamental project of the Romanian Academy, Iaşi Subsidiary, meant to grant access and provide scientific interpretation to documents from the Folklore Archive of Moldova and Bukovina. Four books have been published: The Medical Folklorefrom Moldova. A typology and a texts Corpus, Iaşi, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Press, first edition 2005, second edition 2009 (PhD Senior Researcher Silvia Ciubotaru),  Wedding Customs from Moldova. Typology and Texts Corpus. Iaşi, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Press, 2009 (PhD Senior Researcher Silvia Ciubotaru), Childbirth Customs from Moldova. Typology and Texts Corpus. Iaşi, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Press, 2012 (PhD Senior Researcher Adina Ciubotariu), and Funerary Customs from Moldova. Typology and Texts Corpus. Iaşi, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Press, 2014 (PhD Senior Researcher Ion H. Ciubotaru).

The typologies continue with the following themes: Agrarian Rites from Moldova (PhD Senior Researcher Silvia Ciubotaru), Winter Folk Customs and Beliefs (PhD Scientific Researcher Ioana Repciuc), and Folk Architecture  from Moldova (PhD Senior Researcher Adina Ciubotariu).

 

Collective books:

  • Folk Theatre from Iaşi County . Iaşi , CJCP, 1968, 378 p. (Ion H. Ciubotaru et al.)
  • Folklore from Rădăuţi Area . Suceava, CJCP, 1969, 398 p. (Ion H. Ciubotaru et al.).
  • Vânătorii. Folkloric Monography  . Iaşi, CJCP, 1971, 464 p. (Silvia Ciubotaru and Ion H. Ciubotaru).
  • Războieni – Valea Albă and the vecinity. Historical, economical and socio-cultural monography. Piatra Neamţ, CJCP, 1978, 350 p. (Ion H. Ciubotaru et al.).
  • „Bătrâneasca”. Doinas, laments, songs and daces from Rădăuţi Area. A Monographic research. Iaşi, Caietele Arhivei de Folclor, 1979, 401 p. (Silvia Ciubotaru et al.).
  • Traditional Folk Ornaments from Botoşani Area. Sewings, weavings. Botoşani, CJCP, 1982, 142 p. (Silvia Ciubotaru and Ion H. Ciubotaru).
  • The Poetic Language Dictionary for Mihai Eminescu’s Work. Postume Correspondences . Edited by Dumitru Irimia. Iaşi, , “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Press,, 2006, 2373 p. (Adina Ciubotariu).
  • The Poetic Language Dictionary for Mihai Eminescu’s Work. Poetic Signs and Meanings II. Primordial Ellements. Edited by Dumitru Irimia, Iaşi, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Press, 2007, 296 p. (Adina Ciubotariu).
  • Traditional Folk Ornaments from Moldova. Sewings, weavings , Iaşi, Caietele Arhivei de Folclor, VIII, 1988, 420 p. (Silvia Ciubotaru and Ion H. Ciubotaru).
  • Musical Folklore from Neamţ County. Cluj-Napoca, Arpeggione, 2008, 708 p. (Ion H. Ciubotaru et al.).

I. Financed Grants:

The doctoral project The Poetics of Romanian Charms was financed by theRomanian National Authority for Scientific Research , code CNCS BD 306 (2007-2010). Project manager: Ioana Repciuc.

The postdoctoral project A Contemporary Status of Collective Memory in the Case of Childbirth Customs in Moldova was financed by theRomanian National Authority for Scientific Research , code PN-II-RU-PD-2011-03-0086 (2011-2013). Project manager: Adina Ciubotariu.

The postdoctoral project The Folk Religious Dimension of the Romanian Water Rites. A Socio-Anthropological View was financed by theRomanian National Authority for Scientific Research , code PN-II-RU-PD-2011-03-0220 (2011-2013). Project manager: Ioana Repciuc.

II. Participations at national grants and projects:

Neamţ Area. Investigationg and restoring traditional musical languages in the context of the European ethnomusicologist experience , financed by CNCSIS PN II: IDEI, 2005-2008 (code 21), The Music Academy “Gh. Dima”, Cluj-Napoca. Project manager: Ioan Haplea (Ion H. Ciubotaru).

The Poetic Language Dictionary for Mihai Eminescu’s Work , financed by CNCSIS, 2005-2007, The Faculty of Letters, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi. Project manager: Dumitru Irimia (Adina Ciubotariu).

The Computational Evidence of the Romanian Literary Life (1900 – 2006). Authors , financed by the Romanian Academy, 2005-2006.   Project manager: Ofelia Ichim. (Ioana Repciuc).


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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