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.
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)
Slovenský národopis/Slovak Ethnology
Institute of Ethnology SAS
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ISSN 1335-1303 (printed version)
ISSN 1339-9357 (online)
Guidelines for contributors
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
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Abstracting and indexing
Slovak Ethnology is indexed in the following databases
The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and humanities (CEJSH)
The Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)
The Modern Language Association (MLA)
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.