urban ethnology, visual anthropology, folkloristics, folk theatre, folklorism
Daniel Luther, PhD. is a senior researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology of the SAS. He graduated in ethnology and folklore studies from Comenius University in Bratislava. His research interest areas include cultural heritage, rituals, folklore, visual anthropology, history, and urban anthropology. He published a number of books and research papers in Slovakia and abroad, including three monographs about life in the inter-war city of Bratislava (1918–1939). He was a successful principal investigator in numerous domestic projects and a partner to several international projects. As a principal investigator, he has recently successfully finalised a project on the socio-cultural potential of selected villages in the Slovak countryside together with universities in Banská Bystrica and Nitra.