ETBB101 European Ethnology as a Researcher Discourse

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Petr Lozoviuk, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. PhDr. Daniel Drápala, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. Petr Lozoviuk, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Chovancová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Daniel Drápala, Ph.D.
Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 2. 4. 14:00–17:40 J31, Thu 30. 4. 14:00–17:40 J31, Thu 7. 5. 14:00–17:40 J31
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 course presents the genesis of European ethnology as a scientific discipline, which will be approached as a specifically Central-European contribution to the study of culturally-conditioned behaviour in complex industrial societies. On particular examples, the course shall indicate the usefulness of the European ethnology´s concept for the study of Czech or Central-European environment.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand the concept of European ethnology and the basic development stages of this discipline; they will be able to define basic methodological approaches, and development trends and tendencies.
Syllabus
  • 1. Unipolar and poly-polar concept of ethnology / anthropology.
  • 2. European comparative ethnology from the perspective of historical development.
  • 3. Methods and epistemological background of European ethnology.
  • 4. Ethnology of modern-day mass societies.
  • 5. Research into urban environment from European comparative perspective.
  • 6. Inter-ethnic relationship and the study thereof by European ethnology.
  • 7. Study of inter-cultural communication from the perspective of European ethnology.
  • 8. Borderlands as a subject of ethnological studies.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Erixon S.: 1967, European Ethnology in our Time, In: Ethnologie Europaea č.1, s. 3-11.
  • JEŘÁBEK, Richard. Biografický slovník evropské etnologie (The Biographical Dictionary of European Ethnology). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 206 pp. Etnologické materiály 2. ISBN 978-80-210-6624-3. info
  • BROUČEK, Stanislav and Richard JEŘÁBEK. Lidová kultura. Národopisná encyklopedie Čech, Moravy a Slezska. Biografická část. (Folk culture.). Praha: Mladá fronta, 2007. 284 pp. ISBN 978-80-204-1711-4. info
  • BROUČEK, Stanislav and Richard JEŘÁBEK. Lidová kultura. Národopisná encyklopedie Čech, Moravy a Slezska. Biografická část. (Folk culture.). Praha: Mladá fronta, 2007. 284 pp. ISBN 978-80-204-1711-4. info
  • KASCHUBA, Wolfgang. Einführung in die europäische Ethnologie. 3. Aufl. München: C.H. Beck, 2006. 284 s. ISBN 3406504620. info
  • LOZOVIUK, Petr. Evropská etnologie ve středoevropské perspektivě. Vyd. 1. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2005. 189 s. ISBN 8071947520. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminar paper, class discussion,
Assessment methods
Written test.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017.
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