International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Publications in English by members of the ICTM National Committee for Sweden

Åkesson, Ingrid 2021. “Essential Narrative Motifs? Gender Power Structures, Categorization of Traditional Ballads and the Stubbornness of Paradigms”. Arv. Nordic Yearbook of folklore. Vol 77. Uppsala: The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy. Pp. 7-31. (99+) Essential narrative motifs? Gender power structures, categorization of traditional ballads and the stubbornness of paradigms | Ingrid Åkesson - or Arv - Nordic Yearbook of Folklore Vol. 77 - 2021 | Kungl. Gustav Adolfs Akademien för svensk folkkultur (

Hyltén-Cavallius, Sverker 2021: Classical Music Goes Viral: Memeings and Meanings of Classical Music in the Wake of Coronavirus. Special Collection: Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century. Curtin, Adrian & Adam Whitaker (red.). Open Library of the Humanities 7(2):1-23. DOI:

Hyltén-Cavallius, Sverker 2021: Memeing Music: Canon, Play and Competence in Digital Folklore about Classical Music. Ethnologia Scandinavica 2021:51:102-118.  

Hyltén-Cavallius, Sverker 2020: “What the heck happened to the accordion player?” Music, Movement and Modernity in Two Oral Narratives. Western Folklore 79:4 (Fall 2020):349-375.

Lundberg, Dan & Owe Ronström (red.) 2021. Sounds of migration: Music and migration in the Nordic countries. Uppsala: Kungl. Gustav Adolfs Akademien för svensk folkkultur.

Nilsson, Mats 2020: Dance and Folk Devils. In Bakka, Egil & et al. (eds) In: Waltzing Through Europe. ICTM Study group on Ethnochoreology, Sub Study Group on 19th Century Derived Dances. E-book. Open Book Publishers. ISBN 978-1-78374-735-1. 

Nilsson, Mats 2020: From Local to Global: Reflections on Dance Dissemination and Migration within Polska and Lindy Hop Communities. In: Dance Research Journal 52/1. In and Out of Norden: Dance and the Migratory Condition. Special Guest Edited Issue. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 12 May 2020, pp. 33-44. ISSN: 0149-7677 (Print), 1940-509X (Online) 

Nilsson, Mats 2020: Continuity in change. Reflections on Tradition, Transmission, and Change. In: Folkdansforskning i Norden 2020. Trondheim: Nordisk förening för folkdansforskning.

Ronström, Owe 2019. On the Meaning of Practicing Folk Music in the 21st Century. Puls. Musik- och dansetnologisk tidskrift nr 4: 10–25.