Ethnologies

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 2, Annual

After the Fall: Folkloristics in Ukraine after 1991
In a critique of "Folklore Politics in the Soviet Ukraine" first published over twenty years ago in 1975 I drew attention to "the strictures that have made Ukrainian folkloristics under the Soviets a field only partially credible and a discipline deprived...
After the Wall Came Down: Academics in Post-Socialist East Germany
Chairing the joint paper session of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada and the Canadian Association of Slavists, "Recent Ethnology in Central and Eastern Europe" (St. John's, June 1997) raised my curiosity to similarly research the situation...
Cultural Images of the Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Interrelations in the Balkans
Introduction The topic of the ethnic image is studied in a multitude of research disciplines. This is preconditioned, on the one hand, by the complex nature of the ethnic image as an object of analysis, and, on the other hand, by pragmatic considerations...
Scholastic before and Scholarly after? Ukrainian Folklorists and Their Folklore after 1991
Since Ukraine's independence in 1991, Ukrainian folklorists have been facing the pragmatic dilemma of reformulating the primary objectives and philosophical essence of their discipline. This presupposes a thorough revision of the subject matter of...
Slovak Ethnology in the Post-Socialist Era
Historical background Slovak ethnology began to unfold in the early nineteenth century as a form of native studies. Comprising folklore, ethnography, musicology and literary studies, the discipline arose during the Slovak "national awakening," when...
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