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Barbro Klein, 1938–2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rosalind V. Rini Larson
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Barbro Klein, an internationally acclaimed and multifaceted folklore scholar, passed away January 15, 2018.

Her major publications include Legends and Folk Beliefs in a Swedish-American Community: A Study in Folklore and Acculturation (1980); Swedish Folk Art: All Tradition Is Change (edited with Mats Widbom, 1994); Från erfarenhet till text: om kulturveten-skaplig reflexivitet (From Experience to Text: On Reflexivity in the Cultural Sciences, with Billy Ehn, 1994); Gatan är vår! Ritualer på offentliga platser (The Street Is Ours! Rituals in Public Places, edited 1995); Narrating, Doing, Experiencing: Nordic Folkloristic Perspectives (edited with Annikki Kaivola-Bregenhøj and Ulf Palmenfelt, 2006); and The Benefit of Broad Horizons: Intellectual and Institutional Pre-conditions for a Global Social Science (edited with Hans Joas, 2010).

An obituary appeared on the website of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study.



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