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Following Childe’s dismissal from his London-based post as Research Officer for the Australian government in April 1922, he turned his back on a career in politics and returned to Archaeology. The next five years, until his appointment as Abercromby Professor of Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh, proved formative for the development not on...
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Through the prism of urban space, the paper critically analyses and reflects on cultural anthropological and humanistic orientations in the study of the senses. The first part of the paper explores the genealogy of two key anthropological approaches to the 'life of the senses', namely the anthropology of the senses and sensory anthropology, outline...
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The edited volume Senses of Cities: Anthropology, Art, Sensory Transformations brings some of the latest research and artistic approaches to the sensory experience of contemporary urban landscapes to the Slovenian scholarly space and also highlights past sensory perceptions and memories of them in selected cities (e.g. Ljubljana, Skopje, Turku, Bri...
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Phenomena of Balance, Rhythm and resonance are most relevant in human interaction and in culture. The authors contributing to this volume, from Freie Universität Berlin and International Psychoanalytic University (both Berlin, Germany) worked for 5 years together in order to analyze the same phenomena by methods of cultural anthropology, the study...
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The purpose of the research is to reveal the cultural aspects of Volodymyr Yanev's scientific work in the context of cultural anthropological and ethnopsychological studies. The research methodology is based on the involvement of the humanistic approach as the basis for understanding the scientific heritage of V. Yanev; the synergistic approach is...
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Musicians with absolute pitch (AP) can name the pitch of a musical note in isolation. Expression of this unusual ability is thought to be influenced by heritability, early music training and current practice. However, our understanding of factors shaping its expression is hampered by testing and scoring methods that treat AP as dichotomous. These f...
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The point at which bodily characteristics are no longer considered ‘normal’ but deviant or pathological is not the same in all societies and cultures, regardless whether causes of peculiarities are congenital, infectious or the result of everyday practices and nutrition. The aim of the section is to discuss, theoretically and with the help of case...
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The piece of research reported in this work means a preliminary approach to the poetic and literary aspects of the social phenomenon known as Punk in the context of the United Kingdom between 1976 and 1981. The object of this investigation has been the characterization of the ethos underlying Punk poetics in terms of style through an initial analys...
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Abstract This paper seeks to investigate the new cultural phenomena among young people rising to leading positions in Nairobi Metropolitan region, specifically in Dagoretti North and South Constituencies where anthropological cultural rapid assessment is favorable to the researcher and the target group for real time data. They target the family ins...
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Antimicrobial resistance, or AMR, is a global challenge, with the WHO declaring it one of the ‘top 10 global public health threats facing humanity’. Specifically, the WHO, governments and researchers have highlighted the ‘misuse and overuse of antimicrobials’, and the lack of clean water, sanitation and preventative measures, specifically noting co...
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Background More than one million people each year become infected by parasites that cause the disease cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). This disease manifests as one or more skin lesions or ulcers that are slow to heal with variable response rates to drug treatments. Thus far, little attention has been paid to how the cultural effects of gender shape p...
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With a Call for Essays, the special issue Multimodality sought contributions that accept not only the material but also the body-bound dependence of media perception and understanding. To this end, contributions were included that shed light on both the structural and signifying potential of artistic works through multimodal analysis. Particular at...
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The purpose of this research is scientometric study of consumption of the cultural good articles.This research is an applied research that done by the descriptive-analytical and scientometric methodology. Statistical population of this research includes 556 articles of consumption of the cultural goods in the Clarivate Analytics database during 198...
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This text is the result of an ethnographic research conducted in the neurological rehabilitation service at the Center for Mental and Neurological Health Care in Mexico City. This work focuses its problematic on elucidating how the body language of people with motor aphasia is reconstructed and what senses they generate. The analysis of the collect...
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Surgical specialties account for a high proportion of antimicrobial use in hospitals, and misuse has been widely reported resulting in unnecessary patient harm and antimicrobial resistance. We aimed to synthesize qualitative studies on surgical antimicrobial prescribing behavior, in hospital settings, to explain how and why contextual factors act a...
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This paper presents findings from the Recipes for Resilience project, an international, in-terdisciplinary collaboration between Caribbean and UK scholars of history, geography, anthropology , cultural studies, development studies, ethnobotany, and climate-risk studies, and the research partners, the Caribbean Youth Environment Network. The purpose...
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Introduction Postpartum depression is considered a major public health problem, which immigrant mothers are at particular risk of being affected by, but it can also have long-lasting traumatic effects on the child’s health and development. The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale is the world’s most commonly employed screening instrument for postpa...
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Accepted languages-English, Spanish The journal is a peer-review open access The journal aims to reflect in an interdisciplinary manner multiple aspects related to the practice and theory of design. Thus, scientific articles from the following fields will be accepted for publication-design, design practice, graphics, design history, design criticis...
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Cross-cultural studies of humans using methods developed in evolutionary biology and comparative linguistics are flourishing. ‘Cultural macroevolution’ has great potential to address fundamental questions of cultural transformation and human history. But this field is poorly integrated with core cultural anthropology, although both aim in part at a...
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Islam in Nusantara has a unique character, which is the result of a long-term interaction process between religion and culture. Such condensation is crystallized in idea, conduct, and path. This article tries to elucidate the mixture process underwent in the light of cultural anthropology by relying on data contained in historical, social, and cult...
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Nature and nurture have always been a prerogative of evolutionary biologists. The environment’s role in shaping an organism’s phenotype has always intrigued us. Since the inception of humankind, twinning has existed with an unsettled parley on the contribution of nature (i.e. genetics) versus nurture (i.e. environment), which can influence the phen...
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The paper analyses illness experiences of breast cancer in women undergoing treatment at the Hospital of Cancer III of the National Institute of Cancer. It argues that part of the interviewed women's experience was constructed from the interaction between family coexistence and the mobilisation of different cultural meanings of the disease and femi...
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Bronze vessels of the Urnfield and early Hallstatt periods are a remarkable archaeological type of source, whose significance will be appreciated here in cultural-historical terms. Feasting played an important role in communal affairs and supra-regional networks in the establishment of power structures and the exchange and circulation of prestige...
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The article presents theoretical considerations on the model of weaponry in the West Balt Barrow Culture. In the absence of sources (especially protective weapons), the author abundantly uses analogies drawn from the Lusatian and Pomeranian cultures, but also northern Europe and further areas. The obtained image shows warriors not specialized in th...
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The aim of this special issue is: to establish a bridge between theory and practice in the built environment by examining in-depth the consequences for citizens. Any of the latest research findings and innovative approaches, will help to redefine contemporary built environments in relation to the different perspectives. A broad outline of the speci...
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Contributor(s): Natalie Oswin, Ananya Roy, Colin McFarlane, Nigel Thrift, Mariana Valverde, Teresa P. R. Caldeira, Filip de Boeck, Caroline Knowles, Edgar Pieterse, Tatiana Thieme, AbdouMaliq Simone, Suzanne M. Hall Subjects Geography, Sociology > Urban Studies, Anthropology > Cultural Anthropology The contributors to Grammars of the Urban Ground...
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The Neolithic site of Toksovo was discovered in 1926 but has never been properly dated, however, an assemblage of potsherds was picked on it (the site is located in the southern part of Karelian Isthmus, on the southern bank of Kavgolovo lake). Not far from the site of Toksovo there is another Neolithic site (Hepojarvi) that was properly dated (531...
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This chapter attempts to explore peculiar funeral rites amonsgt the Annangs, in as much as, it recognises the modern addition to these rites. Although deaths, is culturally recognised as an integral part of life, it is common belief among the Annangs, that death is caused by something or someone and there is nothing like an ordinary or natural deat...
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Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans completed their departure from natur...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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“South Asian History, Culture and Archaeology”(SAHCA) is a quarterly peer reviewed journal that seeks to explore the close links between the different disciplines of history, art and archaeology. History is dependent upon sources and archaeological sources provide a vital component in the reconstruction of not only the remote past, but also of the...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Introduction: Despite numerous techniques for assessing mental health nursing abilities and accomplishments, most practice in psychiatric wards is based on observable clinical behaviours and actions. VOSviewer can perform bibliographic network analysis (BNA), extracting all central topics that identify core behavioural skills in mental health nurs...
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Hydrological systems are important to society as water resources and effective management requires an understanding of how water and humans influence each other. To describe human-water connections it is necessary to bridge social and natural sciences. To this end, we construct an interdisciplinary graphical framework for evaluating potential human...
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Theoretical Approach: Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies Humanities and Social Science Research: Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Social History, Phylology, Sociology, Literature, Arts. Applicants are requested to send an abstract of 500 words in Catalan, English, Portuguese or Spanish, and a short bio of 100 words to hispanicafricanmemories@gmail....
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Visual codes, which vary with and within different societies, comprise aspects of the external appearance of people that are communicated non-verbally. This includes clothing (also shoes and headgear) as well as hairstyles and various accessories. Are there rules within a specific society that prescribe or even prohibit certain items of clothing, c...
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The article provides a detailed analysis of the development in Russia of African studies throughout the entire period of its existence - from the first fragmentary knowledge about the African continent, brought to Russian soil by individual travelers and enthusiasts to modern comprehensive research in Africa by the largest Russian scientific center...
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Traditional settlements are societies and villages that emerged vernacularly; they have a distinct architectural typology and urban tissue, transferring knowledge between generations is a significant character. Their inhabitants have significant levels of agreement about their social qualities, homogeneity, solving any problem in their ways. They u...
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https://journal.isi.ac.id/index.php/promusika/article/view/6831 Penelitian ini dilakukan dengan menggunakan metode penelitian deskriptif kualitatif terhadap objek nyanyian rakyat/folksong atau sering juga disebut Kapata bagi sebagian besar orang-orang di Maluku, khususnya di daerah Maluku Tengah. Kapata atau nyanyian rakyat di daerah Maluku disebu...
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A central question in behavioral and social sciences is understanding to what extent cultural traits are inherited from previous generations, transmitted from adjacent populations or produced in response to changes in socioeconomic and ecological conditions. As quantitative diachronic databases recording the evolution of cultural artifacts over man...
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This research was completed over a ten-year period. It included the development of ideas, extensive reading in symbolic logic, a broad survey of communication theory and practice (which I taught for those years), reading in Continental (post- and pre- Modern) and Classical philosophy, number theory, psychology (from Freud through Lacan into constru...
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Objectives. To characterize the effects of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic on the risk environment of people who use drugs (PWUD) in Tijuana, Mexico. Methods. We used intensive participant-observation ethnography among street-based PWUD and key informants, such as frontline physicians and harm reductionists. Results. PWUD described an unpreceden...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Background In faculty development, understanding each participant’s cultural context is important. However, there is scarce evidence on how to improve cultural understanding in faculty development. Cultural anthropology is a discipline that focuses on developing cultural self-awareness by understanding different cultures. Professionals from this fi...
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The societies studied in early social and cultural anthropology were by default considered what we would now call sustainable, in that they were assumed to be capable of reproducing themselves indefinitely, changing only incrementally and almost imperceptibly. Change was considered to be caused by exogenous factors such as colonialism. The contrast...
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Historically, ethnographic methods were learned by cultural anthropology students in individual research projects. This approach creates challenges for teaching in ways that respond to the next generation's calls to decenter anthropology's White, heteropatriarchal voices and engage in collaborative community-based research. Analyzing syllabi from 1...
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This book examines globalization and urban cultures in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, from a socio-cultural view. It focuses on the evolving nature of urbanity in the city due to globalization and the global flow of information, while framing the changing patterns of everyday cultures and practices. The volume explores key linkages and factors...
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Zusammenfassung Hintergrund. Elementare Musikpädagogik (EMP) und rhythmisch-musikalische Erziehung sind in China weit ver-breitet, werden aber zunehmend als kulturfremder Import aus dem Westen empfunden. Chinesisch geprägte Alternativen fehlen weitgehend und werden somit als Desiderat betrachtet. Methodik. Mit phänomenologischen, hermeneutischen un...
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Music rhythmic therapy is a novel discipline and a contribution to integrative paediatrics. Based on an interdisciplinary systemic meta-synthesis involving medicine, neuropsychology, cultural anthropology, philosophy of arts and aesthetics, music rhythmic therapy focuses on the health promoting and curative power of music and movement as well as th...
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Eugen Bleuler coined the term 'autism' in 1908 for severely withdrawn schizophrenic patients and Leo Kanner identified autism as a disorder in 1943-the basis of how we diagnose ASD today. Nevertheless, both discovered pathological features that most probably have a much longer history. According to genetics, autism has closely to do with 16p11.2, a...
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Polymorbidity is a major concern in medicine and public health, and recent developments have given evidence of alarming interactions between COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases. For decades cardiology has been promoting preventative measures and highlighted the importance of risk factors, healthy life styles, physical exercise and stress-managemen...
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Manufacturing of stone axes/adzes was a matter of vital importance for Paja Ul Deˀŋ. In winter boulders are covered with a thin layer of ice, and therefore, before grinding an ax/adz on a boulder it is necessary to remove ice from it. The best way is to pour hot water on the boulder or build a fire on it. However, if the manufacturing of stone axes...
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Objectives: Three different hypotheses proposed via the controversial evidence from cultural, anthropological and uniparental genetic analyses respectively stated that Tanka people probably originated from Han Chinese, ancient Baiyue tribe, or the admixture of them. Therefore, the genetic origin and admixture history of the Tanka people, an isolate...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Resumo Este estudo foi desenvolvido na interseção entre as ciências da saúde e a antropologia, com finalidade de compreender a importância da medicina tradicional afro-brasileira retratada nas casas de candomblé, explorando interações de seus membros com o sistema biomédico de saúde. A antropologia da saúde objetiva compreender o fenômeno da saúde...
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Archaeology of Domestication Jan Turek - Letní semestr 2021/2022, rozsah (2/0) The emergence of the Neolithic introduced one of the most fundamental turning points in the history of humankind. People left this imaginary Eden of symbiosis with animal species to start their new role of stewards and destroyers of the nature. In this way humans comple...
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Objective Several studies have reported that Somalis have negative attitudes about using modern contraceptives. However, little attention has been paid to the differences in Somali women’s attitudes toward contraceptives across generations and the attitude change happening overtime in Somali women’s attitudes toward contraception. This study explor...
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Paja ul deˀŋ [padʒaul'deˀŋ] "People of big water" is a conventional name of Neolithic inhabitants of the territories of Saint Petersburg and Leningrad region in their hypothetical reconstructed language. They spoke a language that was a juncture between the Yeniseian family and Hattic. It is possible to reconstruct some aspects of their beliefs. Pa...
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In Kildin Sami there are about 30 words which have no convincing Finno-Ugric/Uralic (or any other) etymologies. 8 of them can be interpreted through languages belonging to the western branch of Ainu-Minoan stock: čacke "to throw" correlates with Proto-West Caucasian * ; čad'z' "water" correlates with Ket a , Arin sat "river; k'ed'd'k "stone" correl...
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Following boom-and-bust economic cycles provoked by Brazilian governmental attempts to integrate Indigenous peoples into national society, it is approximately since the beginning of the 2000s that Brazilian Indigenous peoples came to be viewed officially as "poor" and victims of "hunger." Consequently, the national indigenist agency and other State...
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"Petroleum museums are (usually, nonprofit) institutions that deal with the heritage of the oil and gas industry as a service to the public and regional history. The museums acquire, preserve, research, communicate, and exhibit the surviving records and material culture of the petroleum industry with the purpose of contributing to the fields of ind...
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Olfactory Metaphors and the Conceptualization of Morality in Romanian Culture (Abstract) The paper aims to examine the metaphorical conceptualizations of morality in Romanian culture, from a diachronic and synchronic perspective and, at the same time, to highlight their cross-linguistic coding. The theoretical framework is cognitive linguistics, wh...
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One of the most controversial debate topics throughout the history of philosophy, psychology, cultural anthropology, and sociology has to do with the concept of identity. In addition to literary works, where the written word plays a crucial role in decoding characters (especially their emotions and other psychological aspects), the art of cinema gi...
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Introduction There are growing concerns about the quality and consistency of postgraduate clinical education. In response, faculty development for clinical teachers has improved formal aspects such as the assessment of performance, but informal work-based teaching and learning have proved intractable. This problem has exposed a lack of research int...
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In this paper, we conducted an interdisciplinary analysis of the process of integration of the German minority in the historical context of the first Yugoslav state, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (1918-1929). In 1920, Swabian-German Cultural Association, Kulturbund, was founded as an important factor in preserving the German identity. Even...
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Abstrak Artikel ini adalah resensi buku karya Dr. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing yang berjudul The Mushroom at the End of the World. Buku ini merupakan karya antropologi budaya yang diterbitkan pada tahun 2015 oleh Princeton University Press. Tsing adalah seorang antropolog budaya yang mengkhususkan diri di Asia Tenggara. Karyanya secara tematis berkaitan d...
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The DAI research cluster "Body and Death" was founded in 2021 with the aims of promoting exchange between the various archaeological and anthropological disciplines concerned with the human body and establishing the body as a research topic. "Body and death" forms a cross-cutting theme for all research questions that deal with body-related practice...
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The article of the researcher of EHU Centrum for Belarusian and Regional Studies Ilya Sulzhickiy is devoted to explanation theories and research methodologies for «Dark tourism» notion. This notion, surrounded with lots of academic and practical approaches, is still underexamined and thus opens new perspectives for critical heritage studies. Anothe...
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The outburst of antiracist protests in the USA in 2020 demonstrates how deeply this society’s present-day problems are rooted in its past. From this perspective, a study of the cultural memory of the time of the Civil War and abolishing of slavery, the key moment in the contemporary American nation formation, is especially relevant and important. T...
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The earliest surviving sound evidence of music and musicians from Bulgaria is on commercial gramophone records from the early XX century. Although unique sources for ethnomusicological and historical research, these commercial recordings are little known and almost unexplored. The proposed text sets out to collect and describe information on the fi...
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Margaret Mead und Gregory Bateson gehörten in den 1930er und 1940er Jahren zu den führenden Vertretern der Cultural Anthropology in den USA. Die Anthropologie bot ihnen nicht nur einen Schlüssel, um das Verhältnis von »culture« und »personality« besser zu verstehen, sondern diente ihnen ebenso als Werkzeug, um die Haltung der amerikanischen Bevölke...
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Definition Petroleum museums are (usually, nonprofit) institutions that deal with the heritage of the oil and gas industry as a service to the public and regional history. The museums acquire, preserve , research, communicate, and exhibit the surviving records and material culture of the petroleum industry with the purpose of contributing to the fi...
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The purpose of the article is to determine the cultural and historical determinants of the anthropological turn in the music of the twentieth century when the civilizational desire to create an artificial environment led to the invention of new forms of compositional structures (twelve-tone system, aleatorics, etc.). The methodology consists of the...
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The influence of cultural anthropology in Romania, more precisely in the historiographical school from Bucharest, is directly associated with the activity of a small group of very influential professors at the Faculty of History, in the University of Bucharest. This article evokes the atmosphere in the Faculty during the last decade of the communis...
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This article presents the results of research conducted within the framework of a multidisciplinary project investigating the issues of migration, mobility, and kinship of the Middle Bronze Age communities inhabiting East-Central Europe, more specifically the Upland belt of modern Poland and western Ukraine. The main objective of the project is to...
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We offer an archaeological analysis of the visual display of “space heroes” and Orthodox icons in the Russian Zvezda module of the International Space Station (ISS). This study is the first systematic investigation of material culture at a site in space. The ISS has now been continuously inhabited for 20 years. Here, focusing on the period 2000–201...
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Music is especially valued in human societies, but music-like behavior in the form of song also occurs in a variety of other animal groups including primates. The calling of our primate ancestors may well have evolved into the music of modern humans via multiple selective scenarios. But efforts to uncover these influences have been hindered by the...