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Andrej Belák will be a guest in the discussion Quarantine and Segregation
Our colleague Andrej Belák, along with Stano Daniel, will be guests in the discussion Quarantine and Segregation, which will take place on Monday, February 19, 2024, at 18:30 at tranzit.sk in Bratislava. Quarantine as a protective mechanism against the...
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We are extending the deadline for abstract submissions to SN3/24!
The autumn issue of Slovak Ethnology, dedicated to social practices in families and narratives about the family during times of crisis, has an extended deadline. You can send your abstracts until the end of February 2024. The guest editors are Adriana...
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IESA SAS has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Icelandic Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding
The aim of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the institutions is to support the development of science and research, application of new scientific knowledge in practice, presentation, popularization, and dissemination of scientific knowledge, as well...

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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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....
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The 16th congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF2023)
The 16th congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF2023) with the theme Living Uncertainty will take place in Brno from 7th to 10th June 2023.   Our colleagues from the IESA SAS will convene three panels at the conference: ...

Publications

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