MUB_B030 Chapters of the history of culture and cultural policy

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
prof. PhDr. Pavol Tišliar, PhD. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Pavol Tišliar, PhD.
Division of Museology - Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Miriam Molnárová
Supplier department: Division of Museology - Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The main objectives of the course are as follows: to understand the importance of the phenomenon of culture and cultural history in the development of society; to acquire historical milestones, personalities and legislation that shaped cultural policies primarily in the Central European countries during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Learning outcomes
- to identify and describe important features of the main periods of cultural history focused on Central European countries, especially the lands of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire;
- compare the differences in cultural policies in individual countries' access to cultural heritage;
- know the most important fund and cultural institutions and their development;
- analyze the state and direction of legislation and cultural policy
  • Introduction to the subject, methods, basic literature, periodization, sources.
  • The phenomenon of culture in the history of human society, the culture-forming proces.
  • Development of institutionalization of cultural institutions (Monumentology, Museums, Archives, Libraries).
  • Cultural policy, meaning and goals, limits, development.
  • International agreements, legislation.
  • Hruškovic, M. Kultúrna politika. Bratislava, 1986.
  • Friedlell, E. Kulturní dějiny novověku I., II. Praha, 2006.
  • Le Goff, J. Kultura středověké Evropy. Praha, 2005.
  • CIULISOVÁ, Ingrid: Osudy pamiatok Slovenska 1919-1949. Bratislava, 1994.
  • Cave, C. – Negussie, E. World Heritage Conservation: The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture, New York, 2017.
  • Murphy, Bernice L. (ed.) Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage, Routledge, 2016.
  • Hanuš, J. Dějiny kultury a civilizace západu v 19. století. Brno, 2002.
  • Desmarais, France (ed.). Countering Illicit Traffic in Cultural Goods. The Global Challenge of Protecting the World Heritage. Paris: ICOM, 2015.
  • Alavera, B. (ed.). Školská vedná a kultúrna politika na Slovensku pred a po roku 1989 v európskom kontexte. Bratislava, 2003.
  • Patočka J., Heřmanová E. Lokální a regionální kultura v České republice: kulturní prostor, kulturní politika a kulturní dědictví. Praha, 2008.
  • Burke, P. Co je kulturní historie? Praha, 2011.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2021.
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