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Etnolog 14 (2004)
<p>The present article contains the Document on the project of the permanent exhibition of the Slovene Ethnographic Museum, written by the article’s author, the director of the museum, in May 2003. It presents the basic contents and the organisational and financial foundations, which constituted the basis for the concept of the museum’s permanent exhibition.</p>
Etnologija s čustvi - pogled s strani
<p>To date Slovene ethnology has avoided explicit discussions of emotions. The author presents a brief survey of the development of the anthropology of emotions in the past three decades, emphasising that emotions are a cognitive category embedded in the political sphere. He therefore connects the interest in emotions with the process of the changes in the East-European countries and contemporary warnings about the risk society. He also dwells upon ethnographic practices and methods which necessarily implicate ethics when they take account of emotions.
"Etnologa pa ne" ali " Francke (pa) ni več"
<p>Based on experiences from field and museum work, the article draws attention, from an emotional as well as ethical viewpoint, to some issues or conflicting situations which we regularly encounter as humans and as ethnologists. The article also directs attention to the usefulness of a field diary to analyse the researcher’s empathic attitude towards the narrators in practical research, especially that of life stories.
Vmešavanje v življenja drugih
<p>The article discusses the special or even emotional attitude of anthropologists and ethnologists in direct contacts with informants during field work, which they can hardly avoid in spite of their endeavours to remain as objective as possible. It sheds light on the reflections and dilemmas of researchers - anthropologists and ethnologists - during field work and in their interaction with the local inhabitants, as well as on the reflections and experiences of the author during her research work in the village of Sv. Peter in Istria.</p>
Čustva v pripovedih pripovedovalcev in pripovedovalk s Kozjanskega
<p>The article focuses on reflections which accompany the activities of collecting, transcribing, classifying and analysing material for the presentation of the way of living of families from Kozjansko from the first half of the 20th century. Because the work is based on the analysis of life stories, the articles discusses numerous dilemmas which the authors of researches based on the analysis of life stories encounter. The article further presents some personal experiences and how they helped searching for the truth.
Raziskovanje pregona koroških Slovencev
<p>The article explores field work as a recurring, deeply emotional experience for the narrator as well as the researcher. The events in the field and the people who tell their life stories change the researcher’s perception of a place and its people. Through life stories researchers learn about the way of living and thinking of people and their feelings in the past. A good understanding of people’s emotions and feelings provides a better understanding of a society, because often only emotions lead us to understanding a situation.
"Včasih znam tudi molčati, čeprav se zdi to malo verjetno"
<p>Prejudices about women gossiping more often than men usually appear in connection with certain social roles and expectations. Putting women in a subordinate position has always brought economic and psychological benefits the like of cheap labour, limited competition, feelings of superiority in situations where someone is (considered) inferior. When women started to oppose their subordinated position, they met with various forms of intolerance and one of them manifests itself in misogynous stereotypes about women’s weak nature.</p>
|Anna N. Kuškova||
Vaško opravljanje med strahom in užitkom
<p>The paper addresses the role of emotions, particularly fear and pleasure, in the social interaction of a specific kind – village gossip. The author observed the community as a whole, as an aggregate body, where personal feelings are largely determined by the conditions of social interaction and make people adopt certain strategies of communal behavior. In doing this, the author discusses only those aspects of fear and pleasure which she discovered during her field work in the area called Shola, North-West Russia.
"Vem..., pa vendar"
<p>The article discusses the dilemmas of field research which are related to folkbelief, that is with the following issues: the veracity of people's statements about their own beliefs, the relevancy of explicit statements abouttheir beliefs, the ethnologist's attitude to the informant's beliefs and the informant himself or herself, how to "identify" beliefs, etc. The article focuses on research in the field of witchcraft.</p>
O namernem preprečevanju čustvenih odzivov
<p>This essay takes two different cases – Žiga Kariž’s Terror = Décor project which occupied the Slovene pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2003 and Laibach’s comeback concert held in Trbovlje July 24th of that same year – and through them explores processes of provocation into emotionality coupled with the systematic foreclosure of the expression of emotions provoked.
|Maja Lozar Štamcar||
Zibelka in legenda z gradu Šrajbarski turn
<p>The article presents an interesting cradle from the early 19th century in the National Museum of Slovenia and is connected with Šrajbarski turn Castle in Dolenjska and the Carniolan nobleman Count Anton Alexander Auersperg, a German politician and, under the pseudonym of Anastasius Grün, poet. It is a cradle of the type that is suspended from a stand and with a linen drawer. A romantic legend is connected with the circumstances of its origin.</p>
|Ralf Čeplak Mencin||
Neotipljiva kulturna dediščina
<p>The article discusses the tangible and intangible cultural heritage as categories which are the basic subject of ethnological/anthropological research and the essential contents of the activities in ethnographic museums. The author explains that ethnology/anthropology and ethnographic museums have been dealing with both aspects of heritage from the very beginning, and that ethnologists/anthropologists have always referred to them as “culture”. </p>
|Inga Miklavčič Brezigar||
Refleksija projekta in razstave "Pustovanja na Goriškem": Goriški muzej Nova Gorica, 2002-2003
<p>The author presents long-term experiences with Shrovetide customs in the Gorica Museum and her contacts with various carnival groups (Liški pustje, Drežniški pust, Ravenski pust, etc.). She describes the methods of acquiring material for the museum and the preparation of exhibition. The article advances a comprehensive professional view of Shrovetide customs, including both the material and intangible heritages, which are intertwined and complementary.</p>
Z druge strani
<p>The articles discusses food culture research based on cases of individual and group work with informants. It presents in detail the work with two groups of informants in the research of the food culture of farmers from the village of Libeliče, and that of miners from the Mežice mine. The article also describes the relations between the research team and the environment, and the emotional ties and relations within the group itself.</p>