Description of the expertise offered
The department offers the folklore theory and methodology, folklore studies of ethnic groups (Slovaks abroad, Roma, and Jews). New courses were introduced – religious ethnology, urban ethnology, gender studies, social communication, environmental studies, migration, etc. Courses in symbolic, social, applied and visual anthropology have had a cultural, social and anthropological basis.
Within the department, museology has been a separate field of study since 1996. It is part of the department’s curriculum, but offers its own study programmes. We deals with theoretical museology, theory of selection, thesauration and presentation. We are interested in museums and galleries history, tangible and intangible heritage, museography and Art.