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Slovak Ethnology 2/2016

This issue of Slovak Ethnology is dedicated to ethnobiology (subdivided into ethnobotany, ethnozoology and ethnomycology), which is a very useful and inspiring branch of science, making bridges between humanities and natural studies. Hosting editors were Łukasz Łuczaj and Rastislava Stoličná.

Slovak Ethnology

Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis is an academic peer-reviewed journal published by the Institute of Ethnology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava four times a year since 1953. The first and the third issue of each year are published in Slovak, and the second and the fourth ones in English. Slovenský národopis presents to the international academic community the results of research in social sciences and humanities, mainly in the field of ethnology and cultural/social anthropology. The journals publishes articles by experts from Europe and overseas. 
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 historic 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.
Each year, Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis publishes two or three calls for thematic issues on current topics in ethnology, social/cultural anthropology and related disciplines. Besides problem-oriented scientific studies, the journal also publishes materials, essays, discussions, reviews and annotations of books and book essays, overviews, reports and information about what is happening in social sciences and humanities.
The magazine provides space for critical columns on the presented articles. The studies, materials, essays, debates and overviews undergo anonymous peer review by international experts. 

Call for papers

New Call for papers

Call for papers for the next issue of Slovak Ethology/Slovenský národopis, volume 64, number 4/2016. The issue will focus on The Body and Age. The issue will be published in English language.  You will find more information HERE.

Call for papers for the next issue of Slovak Ethnology/Slovenský národopis, volume 65, number 4/2017. The issue will focus on The Migration: gain and losses. For more information go HERE.

Archive of Call for papers

Call for the next issue of Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis, volume 64, number 2/2016, will focus on  Alternative Sources of Food in the Post-postmodern Age. Hosting Editors: ŁUKASZ ŁUCZAJ and RASTISLAVA STOLIČNÁ. 

Call for the next issue of Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis, volume 63, number 4/2015, will be focused on the civic activism as a determinant of sustainable urban development. You will find more information HERE.

Call for the next issue of Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis, volume 62, number 2/2014, focused on the role of folklore in the contemporary world. 

Call for the next issue of Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis, volume 62, number 3/2014, focused on the social and cultural contexts of current holidays and rituals. The issue will be published in Slovak language. 

Call for the next issue of Slovak Ethnology / Slovenský národopis, volume 62, number 4/2014, focused on the visual anthropology. 

Volume 61, number 4/2013 will be focusing on the theme of The Adaptation of Urban Inhabitants in The Processes of Social Change. The editors welcome the papers, announcements and reviews realted to this theme. The issue will be published in Slovak.

Editorial staff

Main editor 

Gabriela Kiliánová

Deputy editor

Tatiana Podolinská

Editors

Zuzana Panczová 

Vladimír Potančok

Editorial board

Regina Bendix (Georg August University of Göttingen, Germany) Marta Botíková (Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovakia), Michał Buchowski (Adam Miczkiewicz University of Poznań, Poland), Dušan Deák (Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovakia), Ľubica Droppová (Bratislava, Slovakia), Ingrid Slavec Gradišnik (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia), Juraj Hamar (Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovakia), Hana Hlôšková (Comenius University of  Bratislava, Slovakia), Miloš Hubina (Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand), Ullrich Kockel (Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh and University of Ulster, United Kingdom), Eva Krekovičová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Jan Krist (National Folk Culture Institute, Czech Republic), Sam Pack (Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA), Vladimir Penchev (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria), Dragana Radojičić (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia), Klaus Roth (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany), Peter Salner (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Davide Torsello (University of Bergamo, Italy), Zdeněk Uherek (Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Czech Republic), Elena S. Uzeneva (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia), Miroslav Válka (Masaryk University of Brno, Czech Republic), Helena Wulff (University of Stockholm, Sweden)

Contact 

Slovenský národopis/Slovak Ethnology
Institute of Ethnology SAS
Klemensova 19, 813 64 Bratislava 1
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 2 52964707, extension number  110
Fax: +421 2 52964707/116
E-mail: slovensky.narodopis@savba.sk
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ISSN 1335-1303 (printed version)
ISSN 1339-9357 (online)

Guidelines for contributors

The guidelines for contributors are here.
Licence agreement by and between the autho/copyright holder and the Institute of Ethnology SAS you will find here.

Publication ethics

and malpractice statement

Slovak Ethnology requires the high standards of publication ethics and prevention of publication malpractice. It publishes ethics guidelines for the authors, the reviewers, the editors and for the publisher to follow. You can find them online here. The journal accepts only original manuscripts which have been not published or submitted to another publisher before, should be written from stated authors, include no unlawful statements, do not infringe the rights of others, and quote the sources appropriately. The review process is anonymous. The reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to reviewed articles. The judgments should be objective. The editors and the publisher have to take all steps to ensure the quality of published articles. In case of problems, our editors work with the Publishing Ethics Resource Kit developed by Elsevier.

Open Access Statement

The journal Slovak Ethnology/ Slovenský národopis is Open Access according to BOAI definition and the contributions are licensed under [CC BY-NC-ND]. The content is freely  available on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author (except in the case of commercial use of texts).

Guidelines for reviewers

More information on peer review and guidelines for reviewers are online here. 

Address for subscribers

SAP - Slovak Academic Press, s. r. o.,
Bazová 2,
821 08 Bratislava
e-mail: sap@sappress.sk

Abstracting and indexing

Slovak Ethnology is indexed in the following databases

EBSCO
ProQuest
The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and humanities (CEJSH)
The Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)
The Modern Language Association (MLA)
Ulrichsweb
Willingspress
DOAJ

Impacted database European Science Foundation (ESF) The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) 

Digitalization of the Journal

Volumes 1953-2012 were digitized by the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information (SCSTI). Accessibility of these volumes is in progress, particular full-texts are published only if the Institute of Ethnology SAS has got a licence pursuant to Act No. 618/2003 ("Copyright Act").
The Bibliography of the Slovak Ethnology (1953-2002) is accessible online HERE.

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Archive

Slovak Ethnology 1/2016

The main articles of this issue are concentrated on themes of regional consciousness and the identity of regions in Northern Slovakia (Richard Nikischer), public use of Hungarian in Bratislava (Lucia Satinská) and on national pride and related attitudes (Vladimír Krivý).
 

Slovak ethnology 2016/1

The main articles of this issue are concentrated on themes of regional consciousness and the identity of regions in Northern Slovakia (Richard Nikischer), public use of Hungarian in Bratislava (Lucia Satinská) and on national pride and related attitudes (Vladimír Krivý).

Slovenský národopis 2015/4

This issue of Slovak Ethnology/Slovenský národopis is dedicated to the urban citizen activities in Central and Eastern Europe. In four contributions you could find a wider theoretical framework of this theme (Alexandra Bitušíková), as well as the case studies on particular problems written by Natália Blahová, Daniel Luther and Peter Salner.   

Slovak Ethnology 2015/3

This issue is dedicated to the topic of conspiracy theories as a subject of research of social sciences. It includes articles by Slovak ethnologists and anthropologists (Z. Panczová, V. Bahna, K. Rabatinová), but also experimental psychologists (I. Ruisel, M. Jurkovič). 

Slovak Ethnology 2015/3

This issue is dedicated to the topic of conspiracy theories as a subject of research of social sciences. It includes articles by Slovak ethnologists and anthropologists (Z. Panczová, V. Bahna, K. Rabatinová), but also experimental psychologists (I. Ruisel, M. Jurkovič). 

Slovak Ethnology 2015/2

In this issue are published articles by T. Smolińska - on contemporary ritual spectacles in the streets of Polish cities, J. Hajduk-Nijakowska - on new folklore genre theory, A. Georgieva - on building a new identity of religious symbols and by B. Pantović and M. Stefanović-Banović on emigrants from Serbia and Montenegro living in Argentina.

Slovak Ethnology 2015/1

This issue of Slovak Ethnology is dedicated to Frog Prince fairy tale types (József Liszka), to cooperation and reciprocity of farmers in Serbia from a mutualistic approach (Martin Hulín), and to the magic ritual of bewitching, explained in terms of cognitive theories (Jana Melúchová).  

Slovak Ethnology 2014/4

The last issue of Slovenský národopis of 2014 is dedicated to visual anthropology and was prepared by hosting co-editor Sam Pack from the USA.

Slovak Ethnology 2014/3

The autumn issue of Slovenský národopis/Slovak Ethnology is focused on the theme of ritual behaviour in the context of current holidays in Slovakia.  

Slovak Ethnology 2014/2

This issue of Slovenský národopis focuses on folkloristics and is published in English.