Slovak Ethnology

ISSN 1335-1303 (print)
ISSN 1339-9357 (online) 


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The journal’s scope is territorially oriented mainly on the Central European region. The papers published in the journal analyse social phenomena based on data obtained mainly by means of ethnographic field research methods. The journal editors prefer original articles of analytical, theoretical, or synthesising nature, contributing to current debates in social sciences and humanities. In terms of topics, the journal focuses predominantly on the research of ethnic, national, confessional, age and gender differences which characterise late modern societies; on the research of social, cultural and economic transformations of European societies in the historical context (modernisation, post-socialist transformation, European integration, globalisation); on the research of folk culture, folklore, tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the European and global context; on the reflection of discussions in current theoretical and methodological trends in social sciences and humanities; and the history of scientific thinking. Besides problem-oriented scientific studies, the journal also publishes essays, discussions, book reviews, and book essays. The journal provides space for discussions of key issues in social sciences, as well as for critical comments on the presented articles. The studies, essays, and debates undergo anonymous peer review by international experts.

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Regina Bendix (Georg Augusta University in Göttingen, Germany), Michał Buchowski (Adam Miczkiewicz University in Poznan, Poland), Dušan Deák (Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia), Ingrid Slavec Gradišnik (Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia), Juraj Hamar (Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia), Hana Hlôšková (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Miloš Hubina (Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand), Gabriela Kiliánová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Ullrich Kockel (Heriot-Watt University in Edinburg and Ulster University, United Kingdom), Sam Pack (Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA), Vladimir Penčev (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sophia, Bulgaria), Dragana Radojičić (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia), Klaus Roth (Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany), Peter Salner (Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Slovakia), Martin Šimša (National Institute of Folk Culture, Strážnice, Czech Republic), Davide Torsello (University in Bergamo, Italy), Zdeněk Uherek (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czechia), Jelena S. Uzeneva (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia), Helena Wulff (Stockholm University, Sweden)

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