Call for papers

Dear Colleagues!CAES editorial team awaits your papers for CAES Vol. 6, № 4 that is going to be published in the middle of December 2020.

CAES Vol. 6, № 3

Think pieces: Substrate lexis of Kildin Sami interpreted through languages belonging to the Western branch of the Ainu-Minoan stock: some notes on the language of Paja ul deˀŋ Alexander Akulov In Kildin Sami there are about 30 words which have no convincing Finno-Ugric/Uralic (or any other) etymologies. 8 of them can be interpreted through languages […]

Folklore Forum 44 (1): Full Issue

The first 2020 issue of Folklore Forum is now available! Check out the articles and reviews in our most recent posts. Download a PDF version of the front matter: Download a PDF version of the full issue:

Call for papers

CAES editorial team calls for your papers for CAES Vol. 6, № 3, that is going to be published in the second half of September 2020. The deadline for submission is August 17, 2020.

CAES Vol. 6, № 2

Editor’s foreword Articles: Buyeo group and Manchu Alexander Akulov In this paper the question of relatedness of the Manchu language and Buyeo group is resolved by Verb Grammar Correlation Index (VGCI). The method supposes a direct comparison of really existing/existed languages. The method is based on the idea that language is ordered pair <A; Ω> […]

New issue: Volume 17

A new issue of Vibrant – Virtual Brazilian Anthropology is now available: Vibrant – Volume 17 contains the dossier “Anthropology in times of intolerance: challenges facing neoconservatism”.
Available at http://www.vibrant.org.br/lastest-issue-v-17-2020…

CAES Vol. 6, № 1

Think pieces: An attempt to compare the logboat found by A. A. Inostrantsev with some logboats of Neolithic and Early Metal Ages found in Europe Alexander Akulov As far as a the logboat found by Inostrantsev in the southern coast of Lake Ladoga has not been dated properly yet by carbon-14 method, so in the […]

Across the Worlds of Insects and Humans

A Multispecies Reading of Mao Dun’s “Spring Silkworms” by Qieyi Liu (University of Toronto) qieyi.liu@mail.utoronto.ca February 21, 2020 . How we narrate our past matters, since the way we perceive history shapes how we understand the present and proje…

CAES Vol. 5, № 4

Editor’s foreword Articles: Stone adzes and axes found by A. A. Inostrantsev on the southern coast of Lake Ladoga in the context of the stone industry of some other Neolithic sites in the neighborhood of Saint Petersburg Alexander Akulov Visiting the location where the New Syas and New Svir canals were being dug A. A. […]

CAES Vol. 5, № 3

Editor’s foreword Think pieces: Comparing ornaments of Volosovo and Lyalovo potteries by Monte Carlo method Alexander Akulov The technocomplex of Volosovo is supposed to be a continuation of Lyalovo technocomplex. In this paper degree of similarity of potteries of Volosovo and Lyalovo is estimated by Monte Carlo method. Have been taken two sets of potsherds […]

CAES Vol. 5, № 2

Think pieces: Comparing ornaments of the Pit-Comb Ware from the site of Okhta 1 and the sites of Hepojarvi and Toksovo by Monte Carlo method Alexander Akulov The sites of Hepojarvi, Toksovo and Okhta 1 are connected by the Okhta river, so they could belong to the same local group. In order to estimate the […]

CAES Vol. 5, № 1

Editor’s foreword Articles: Comparison ornaments of the Pit-Comb Ware from some Neolithic sites of the Southern part of Karelian Isthmus by Monte Carlo method   Alexander Akulov Monte Carlo method estimates the degree of proximity of ornaments of ceramics by comparing frequencies of imprints: the higher is the correlation degree the closer are corresponding ornamental traditions. […]

CAES Vol. 4, № 4

Editor’s foreword Articles: Comparing Çatalhöyük with the palace of Knossos by matrix-vector method Alexander Akulov Çatalhöyük and the palace of Knossos look much alike: they both seem to be samples of the same architectural tradition. Matrix-vector method represents the plan of any building as a 3D vector and allows estimating degree of resemblance of any […]

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Dear Colleagues!
Publishing in CAES is basically free, however, if your paper requires serious editing or if it requires translation, then you should make a donation of 50 to 100 US dollars, depending on the volume of your article.

CAES Vol. 4, № 3

Editor’s foreword Think pieces: Traces of Yeniseian people upon the East  European plain  Alexander Akulov In North and central part of the East European plain there are many hydronyms which are usually supposed to be of Finno-Ugric origin, but actually can’t be sufficiently explained through any of existing Finno-Ugric language. These hydronyms can be subdivided […]

The Tao of Multispecies Ethnography

by Scott Simon, Ph.D. (Professor, School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, U Ottawa, Canada and Visiting Scholar, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan) ssimon@uottawa.ca July 23, 2018 It has been eight years since “multispecies ethnogr…

Human-Microbe Entanglements

Food Allergies in Japan and the UK by Emma Cook (Hokkaido University) cook@imc.hokudai.ac.jp July 4, 2018 In February 2014, as I was anticipating the start of hay fever season in Japan, I happened to turn the TV channel to a program that mentioned a pa…