Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
prof. PhDr. Martina Pavlicová, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Daniel Drápala, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Michal Beneš (lecturer)
PhDr. Eva Kuminková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Terezie Řánková (seminar tutor)
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
Thu 14:00–15:40 J31, except Thu 16. 11.
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
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The subject is focused to get knowledge of protection principles of intangible cultural heritage on the national and international level. Students will be informed about the mechanism of this protection in the Czech Republic. They will be in training for preparation of nomination folk culture demonstrations and they will take a practice to inscribing of selected phenomenons on the national inventory.
Learning outcomes
After having completed the course, the student will be able to identify the manifestation of culture important for inclusion in programme of protection intangible cultural heritage. He gains a capability to describe and to analyze the manifestation in context of cultural and social development. He will be able to create the presentation for inscription on the lists of intagible cultural heritage UNESCO. Teachers of this course are ethnologists and personalities of practical sphere, which engage in problems of intangible cultural heritage and its protection.
  • Problems of cultural heritage
  • Intangible cultural heritage and its content
  • Protection of intangible cultural heritage and UNESCO
  • Cultural policy in the Czech Republic
  • The national list of protection intangible cultural heritage
  • Presentations of student´s projects
    recommended literature
  • Koncepce účinnější péče o tradiční lidovou kulturu v České republice na období 2016 - 2020. Dostupné na:
  • Intangible elements of traditional folk culture in the Czech Republic. Edited by Jarmila Teturová, Translated by Zdeňka Šafaříková. Strážnice: Národní ústav lidové kultury, 2016. 168 stran. ISBN 9788088107125. info
  • FRELAND, François-Xavier. Saisir l'immatériel : un regard sur le patrimoine vivant. Paris: UNESCO, 2009. 350 s. ISBN 9789232041272. info
  • ŠIMŠA, Martin. Nositelé tradice lidových řemesel. 1. vydání. Strážnice: Národní ústav lidové kultury, 2007. 156 pp. ISBN 9788086156927. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, creation of project.
Assessment methods
Written tests, project.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2021.
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