Ethnology of the Balkan

Ethnology of the Balkan

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): red. prof. dr. Jezernik Božidar


- A review of the research; foreign and domestic authors; the altering of data in the research of the Balkan peninsula. The geographical, political, historical and cultural borders in the Balkans; the Balkans as an intersection and border between the East and West; the Balkans and Europe. The enlightenment and the cultural construct of the savage. Romanticism and local colour; the orientalisation of the Orient.
- The dissolution of traditional culture; the patriarchate and the cult of the hero. Traditional culture and modernisation.
- Religion and the nation. Difference as identity; nationalism and the national state.
- The past, (cultural) heritage and history. Collective remembrance and collective forgetting.