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Prof. Elena Marushiakova and Prof. Veselin Popov will be the keynote speakers at the 6th International Conference ‘Between the Worlds: Contesting (Im)Possible Identities’ in Sofia
Our colleagues, Prof. Elena Marusiakova and Prof. Veselin Popov, will serve as keynote speakers presenting on 'Roma Civic Emancipation before WWII: National and Transnational Dimensions' on May 17, 2024, at the 6th International Conference 'Between the worlds: contesting (im)possible identities', which will be held from May 16-17, 2024, in Sofia, Bulgaria. You can participate for free online. Login details for the Zoom platform can be found in the conference program.
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Monika Vrzgulová will speak at the conference titled "The Holocaust in Southern Slovakia (1938 - 1945)"
Our colleague Monika Vrzgulová will speak at the conference titled "The Holocaust in Southern Slovakia (1938 - 1945)." The conference, which marks the 80th anniversary of the deportations of Jewish inhabitants from the southern territory of Slovakia, will take place on May 7th in Bratislava. The conference is organized by the Holocaust Documentation Center. You are cordially invited.
Projekt Biodiverzita
The APVV project Species-Rich Carpathian Grasslands: Mapping, History, Drivers of Change and Conservation' has a new website!
Interdisciplinary consortia focusing on the biodiversity of grasslands and meadows from multidisciplinary perspectives, in which the anthropological aspects of research are covered by our colleagues Jaroslava Panáková and Andrej Belák, have just completed a website about the project for the public.

Our Mission

The Institute was founded in 1946 as the Ethnographic Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and Arts. In 1994 it was renamed to the Institute of Ethnology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and later in 2018 to the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), and, today, it is one of the leading institutions in the field of ethnological and anthropological research in Slovakia.

Our mission

Our research focus is distributed between basic, problem-oriented and applied research. We contribute to the search for scientific answers to current as well as historical social issues and challenges. We conduct the field research in Slovakia and abroad – in Central Europe and elsewhere in the world.

Events

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International Online Conference 'Quest: How to make digital work for, not against learning'
IESA SAS is pleased to invite you on June 6, 2024 to the international online conference 'Quest: How to make digital work for, not against learning', which focuses on the role of digital tools, educational applications, and gamification in shaping the...
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Reflections on Gender Studies at an American Faith-Based Institution in the Age of Trump
In the name of the Scientific Board of the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology SAS, we invite you to a guest lecture by a foreign guest, Cheri Larsen Hoeckley (Westmont College, USA). The lecture, titled “Reflections on Gender Studies...
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DARIAH Day Slovakia 2023
The Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology SAS invites you to the scientific event DARIAH Day Slovakia 2023, which will take place on Friday 6 October 2023 at 9:00 a.m. in the attic meeting room on the 5th floor at Klemensová 19 in Bratislava....

Publications

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Shakir M. Pashov. History of the Gypsies in Bulgaria and Europe: Roma
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