Boreal Prize

Prize: Prizes and awards


Boreal Prize is awarded to an outstanding conference paper or article-length PhD student essay on a folklore topic having to do with Northern Europe and/or the diasporas of its various peoples. Awarded to Siria Kohonen in 2018 for the paper "Counterintuitiveness and Ritual Efficacy in Early Modern Karelian Healing – An Application of Ritual Competence Theory".
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsNordic-Baltic Section of American Folklore Society