Memorandum of cooperation in an interational project PARI
The Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology SAS has been invited to the international project PARI, where academic institutions from Romania and Norway collaborate. The project is funded under the Norway Grants SEE/EEA scheme.
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8th annual international event Academy of Romani Studies – ARS 2023
IESA SAS is organizing the 8th edition of the Academy of Romani Studies - ARS 2023, which will take place on November 10, 2023. The current edition provides an opportunity for the young generation of Slovak and Czech PhD students to present their work...
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IESA SAS, serving as the primary coordinator, has initiated the implementation of the APVV RELIROMA project
IESA SAS, as the main coordinator, started solving the project APVV-22-0389 RELIROMA, whose main goal is to investigate and document manifestations of church and non-church religiosity among the Roma in Slovakia, including manifestations of modern and...
Monika Vrzgulová will speak at the Lessons and Legacies Europe conference
From November 6 to 9, 2023, the Lessons and Legacies Europe conference will take place in Prague. The conference provides a platform for presentations and discussions for experts in the field of Holocaust Studies from various disciplines and around the...
A new issue of Slovak Ethnology has been released
The new issue, 3/2023, is in English and focuses on the theme 'The Design Theory and Practice from the Perspective of Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Approaches.' The new issue consists of four academic studies and is available online.
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Juraj Zajonc provided an interview to DenníkN regarding Halloween
Our colleague, Juraj Zajonc, an expert in the study of holidays in postmodern society, delved into the origins of the modern Halloween holiday during an interview conducted on October 31, 2023, for DenníkN.
Our colleague Ľubica Voľanská participated in a workshop for UNESCO facilitators
She attended this training as part of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
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Andrej Belák discussed the new publication "Postsedliaci" by Juraj Buzalka at the Košice Artforum
On October 19, 2023, our colleague Andrej Belák participated in a discussion at the Košice Artforum about the new publication "Postsedliaci" by social anthropologist Juraj Buzalka. The discussion was moderated by Saša Petrášová, and a recording of the...
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The Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology SAS participated in the organization of the Gypsy Lore Society World Congress in Brazil
The Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology SAS participated in the organization of the World Congress of the Gypsy Lore Society, an international association of persons interested in Gypsy and Traveler Studies, which took place on October 3-6,...
T. Hrustič and A. Belák co-authored the publication on the impact of COVID-19 on Roma communities
Our colleagues Tomáš Hrustič and Andrej Belák co-edited the Slovak part of the publication Romani Chronicles of COVID-19. Testimonies of Harm and Resilience. The publication is edited by Paloma Gay y Blasco and Martin Fotta, published by Berghahn Books.
A new issue of the Slovak Ethnology has been published
A new issue of the Slovak Ethnology 2/2023 has just been published. The latest issue is in English and consists of four thematic papers. All texts are now available online.
UESA SAV participated in DARIAH Annual Event 2023 in Budapest
At this year's conference, DARIAH Annual Event 2023: Cultural Heritage Data as Humanities Research Data?, which took place on 7-9 June 2023 in Budapest, took part our colleagues from the UESA SAV Research Collections A. Gogora, T. Kubisa, and B. Siváčková.
The Series Roma History and Culture at Brill | Schöningh Publisher in cooperation with UESA SAV
We are pleased to announce the start of the Series Roma History and Culture at Brill | Schöningh Publisher. The Еditors of the Series are Elena Marushiakova (from UESA SAV), Vesselin Popov and Sofiya Zahova.
IESA SAV has entered the DOAB database! (Directory of Open Access Books)
IESA SAS has been registered with DOAB from 1st March 2023 as a publisher of open-access books. Open Access publications published by the institute can now be added to the international DOAB database.
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The new documentary film A Happy Man, directed by Soňa G. Lutherová
The new documentary film A Happy Man directed by Soňa G. Lutherová will have a pre-premiere screening in the Czech documentaries competition at the international documentary film festival One World 22.3. – 2.4. 2023 in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Call for the special issue of Slovak Ethnology 3/2023
Call for the special issue of Slovak Ethnology/Slovenský národopis, volume 71, number 3/2023, on the topic The design theory and practice from the perspective of humanities and social sciences: Interdisciplinary approaches  Guest editors: Veronika...
The Khanty Bear Ceremony between Perspectivism, Extractivism, and Paternalism. Transdisciplinary research on Indigenous cultural heritage in Western Siberia
Call for the special issue of Slovak Ethnology 4/2023
Call for the special issue of Slovak Ethnology/Slovenský národopis, volume 71, number 4/2023, on the topic of Contemporary holidays and their transformations Until recently, ethnology and anthropology studied holidays and celebrations as a tool of maintaining...
The Book of Abstracts of the DESIRE International Conference is published
On November 3rd, 2022, the conference “Age-Friendly Environment” took place at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia, coorganised also by our Institute and our colleagues, Soňa G. Lutherová and Ľubica Voľanská. The...
The Fourth Issue of Slovak Ethnology was published
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Tomáš Hrustič has been appointed as the member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
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Our principal graphic designer, Matúš Hnát, has been awarded a prize in the prestigious National Design Award 2022 competition
The international conference Age-friendly environment
The international project Natural Hazards
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The international conference of Romani studies and the Annual meeting of the members of the international association Gypsy Lore Society in Belgrade
The third issue of Slovak ethnology was published
In cooperation with national partners and under the coordination of the IESA SAV team, a series of UNESCO projects is being created to support the protection of the intangible heritage of Ukraine
The SAV award for the popularization of science
We invite you to a professional seminar entitled Socio-cultural capital of successful municipalities as a source of sustainable development of the Slovak countryside