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Our Institute
publishes the journal 
Slovak Ethnology

Our digital archive
contains more than 125 000
visual documents

Our institute is accredited
for a PhD. programme
in the discipline of ethnology 

The Institute of Ethnology
was established over
70 years ago

The new issue of Slovak Ethnology 1/2017 is now available on our web page. You can read or DOWNLOAD HERE

Institure of Ethnology SAS has became a partner in a Danube Transnational Program project. You can look at the project HERE

On the basis of evaluation by the International Panel of Evaluators of SAS organisations (2012 ̶ 2015) was the Institute of Ethnology SAS included in category A

Last week we have organized an international conference Ethnology in the 3rd Millennium: Topics, Methods, Challenges. For more info and photographs from the event click HERE.

From 19.10.2016 to 21.10.2016, we organize an international conference Ethnology in the 3rd Millenium: Topics, Methods, Challenges. You can look at the program HERE.

Projekty

From technology to decoration: An ethnological perspective of the manufacturing and meaning of items

2017 – 2020

VEGA project
Od technológie k dekóru: etnologická perspektíva produkcie a významu vecí
Coordinating institution: IE SAS
Project coordinator: PhDr. Juraj Zajonc, CSc.
Project no: VEGA 2/0155/17

Holidays and rituals – Their social context and functions (Slovakia, 21st century)

2017 – 2020

VEGA project
Sviatky a rituály - ich spoločenské kontexty a funkcie (Slovensko, 21. storočie)
Coordinating institution: IE SAS
Project coordinator: PhDr. Katarína Popelková, CSc.
Project no: VEGA 2/0062/17

​Wartime Slovak State and the Holocaust in the Current Social Discourse. (An Ethnological Perspective)

2017 – 2020

VEGA projekt
Vojnový slovenský štát a holokaust v aktuálnom spoločenskom diskurze. (Etnologický pohľad)
Coordinating institution: IE SAS
Project coordinator: PhDr. Peter Salner, DrSc.
Project no: VEGA 2/0022/17

Publikácie

Slovenský národopis 1/2017

The first issue of the 65th volume of Slovak Ethnology contains several interesting articles on various topics, e.g. traditional transport; selection of pupils at an elementary school; the image of Detva and its population; and an interview with Dr. Božena Filová on single-childedness.

Untold Neighbours’ Histories: The Holocaust in Slovakia from Two Perspectives

VRZGULOVÁ, Monika. Nevyrozprávané susedské histórie: Holokaust na Slovensku z dvoch perspektív [Untold Neighbours’ Histories: The Holocaust in Slovakia from Two Perspectives]. Bratislava: VEDA, Institute of Ethnology SAS, 2016. 139 pp. Ethnological Studies no. 25. ISBN 978-80-224-1542-2.

Jews in Slovakia After the Year 1945: A Community Between Belief and Reality

SALNER, Peter. Židia na Slovensku po roku 1945: Komunita medzi vierou a realitou [Jews in Slovakia After the Year 1945: A Community Between Belief and Reality]. Bratislava: Institute of Ethnology SAS, VEDA, 2016. 215 pp. Ethnological Studies no. 24. ISBN 978-80-224-1510.