|ETHNOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF ROMANIA
Volume 1 - 2004
Volume 2 - 2005 (Winter)
Volume 3 - 2008 (Fall)
Volume 4 - 2012 (Spring)
Volume 5 - 2014 (Feb.)
Dr. Ion Ghinoiu c.v., Editor / Coordinator of the ATLAS
|Ethnographic Atlas of Romania:
Left - Mythology Vol 5 /
Below - Popular Arts Vol 4 / Occupations Vol 3 / Occupations Vol 2 / Habitat Vol 1
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Founded by Prof. Ghinoiu - Background
|This page was created to provide insights into Romanian culture and background for visitors to Romanian.
Copyright © D. Dimancescu
Some of the methodological and thematic features of the monumental 50-year long ATLAS project are listed below:
Production of the ATLAS series was financially supported in part by Katherine Dimancescu.
FULL DETAILS at CIMEC SITE (Romanian language)
Dr. Ion Ghinoiu has overall editorial responsibility and content for the chapter on Mythology. Dr. Lucian David in charge of chapter on Death. Dr. Emil Tarcomnicu, he is one of the heads of 'Editura Etnologica' and in charge of the Wedding chapter. Paul Drogeanu in charge of Birth also one the translators into French and one of the last of the field researchers for the Atlas. Catalin Alexa in charge of the whole layout of the Atlas. Laura Negulescu selects photos along with Dr. Cornelia Plesca. Cornelia also helps at the German translation. Dr. Ionut Semuc is in charge of the chapter on Calendar Customs. Maps are a shared responsibiity. Dr. Alina Ciobanel compendia research, map documentarion and English translations.
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Photos by D. Dimancescu
|Volume V Editorial and Production Team (2012 Bucharest, Romania)
Front row from left: Emil Tarcomnicu, Ion Ghinoiu (Coordinator), Alina Ioana Ciobanel, Cornelia Plesca;
Back row: Lucian David, Paul Drogeanu, Catalin Alexa, Laura Negulescu, Ionut Demuc.
Photo by Nora Agapi (Kogainon Films)
|U.S. Presentation of the ETHNOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF ROMANIA: The Habitation (Volume 1 - 2004) by Dr. Ion Ghinoiu, editor / coordinator, and Dr. Alina Ciobanel. The visit was sponsored by Katherine Dimancescu of Lincoln, Massachusetts.
|Top: Celebratory lunch for Atlas research and editing team in honor of special Atlas award from Romanian Academy / Bucharest January 2006|
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|Top: At Harvard University (Massachusetts)
Middle: Smithsonian Institution meeting; reception hosted by Mr. & Mrs. Dimancescu at the Cosmos Club (Washington D.C.), and meeting at Brown University (Rhode Island)