Rituals Between Mind and Society

November 4-5, 2021, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

This online workshop is dedicated to the study of rituals and their social functions with a special but not exclusive focus on cognitive and evolutionary approaches. We encourage empirical and theoretical papers from anthropology, psychology, religious studies, and other humanities and social sciences.

Computing the Inquisition: Path towards the Dissident Networks Project (DISSINET) and the ERC Consolidator Grant

26. 10. 2021 o 13:00

On behalf of the Scientific Board of IESA SAS, we invite you to a seminar, which will take place online on Tuesday 26.10. 2021 in the time 13.00-14.30. Doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D., Head of the Centre for the Digital Research of Religion at Masaryk University in Brno, will present a lecture entitled: Computing the Inquisition: Path towards the Dissident Networks Project (DISSINET) and the ERC Consolidator Grant

Memory of the Communist past

14.-16.10. 2020

The aim of the conference is to bring together experts from the area of social sciences and the humanities. We offer a forum for presentation and the exchange of the experiences and knowledge they gained in their research. We invite analytic, theoretical papers, as well as research reports, essays and discussions on the qualitative research of the Communist past in Central and Eastern Europe.

Towards a World for all Ages

29.6.2018. 9:30-1600

Interdisciplinary short talks about ageism, its impact, etiology, consequences and possible ways to prevent it COST Action IS1402 Ageism from a Multi-National, Interdisciplinary Perspective

Date: June 29, 2018
Venue: Štúdio L+S, Námestie 1. Mája 5, Bratislava
Host: Institute of Ethnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences

Information matters: towards positive pathways of migrants’ integration

26. 10. 2017

A conference of the Danube Region Information Platform for Economic Integration of Migrants. 26.10. 2017, Bratislava

Ethnology in the 3rd Millennium: Topics, Methods, Challenges

19.-21.10. 2016

International Conference is organised on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute of Ethnology SAS under the auspices of the European Commission Representation to the Slovak Republic (19–21 October 2016, SAS Congress Centre, Smolenice Castle, Slovakia).

To look at the conference program click HERE. 

“Insiders” and “Outsiders” of Identity Games. European Policies Towards Roma, Central and Eastern European Case

15. - 16.6.2015

Institute of Ethnology in cooperation with Södertörn University (Huddinge, Sweden) organize international workshop in June 15–16, 2015, at the Center for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) at Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden. 

Conference on Gypsy-Romani Studies

11. - 13.9.2014

2014 ANNUAL MEETING of the Gypsy Lore Society and CONFERENCE ON ROMANI STUDIES was held in Bratislava, Slovakia, September 11 to 13, 2014 at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Mlynské Luhy 4, Bratislava. The meeting and the conference was organized on behalf of the Gypsy Lore Society by The Institute of Ethnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, in cooperation with Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava; Representation of European Commission in Slovakia; Roma Institute, Bratislava and Slovak Association for the Study of Religions, Bratislava.

Please find the Programme of the Conference on Gypsy-Romani Studies HERE.

Folk Knowledge: Models and Concepts

26.-28.3. 2013

International conference organized in regard to the VEGA research project Folk knowledge and its socio-cultural setting. Key speaches were lectured by professor Anthony Good (Folk Knowledge and the Law), professor John Eade (Contested Knowledges: The Politics of Pilgrimage in a Changing Europe) and Dr. William (Lee) W. McCorkle (From Compulsion to Script: The Evolution of Ritual and the Rise of Religions). Place: Pálffy's palace, Zámocká Street no.47, Bratislava