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Philosophical Writings on Art and the Truth
Poláková, Markéta ; Novák, Aleš (advisor) ; Chavalka, Jakub (referee)
The aim of this thesis is to study the subject of art (especially music) and its connection to the truth. The effort is also to determine what is meant by the truth. But all this reveals the real and noble goal of this thesis: to try to capture all the questions that arise in connection with art and the truth and trying to search their proper philosophical answers. All this takes place within Friedrich Nietzsche's early philosophy, with his inspirations: Arthur Schopenhauer (we will touch the influence of Kant's philosophy on Schopenhauer's philosophy, too) and the composer and at certain time Nietzsche's personal friend - Richard Wagner, whose lesser known writings will be also introduced. It turns out that these arising questions touch on such topics as: abstract rationality and language in contrast to artistic creativity and direct experience, subjectivity or objectivity in art, the special nature of philosophy, existential issues, and issues of a higher sense of human life. Key words: music, art, truth, affection, reason, myth, drama, tragedy
Maya Culture in the Perspective of Anthropology of Tourism
Součková, Kristina ; Soukup, Václav (advisor) ; Půtová, Barbora (referee) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee)
My thesis is based on a broader context of theories and categories of tourism and touristic experiences elaborated by authors belonging to a comparatively new subdiscipline of social and cultural anthropology - the anthropology of tourism. I focus on Mexico, the area of my interest and a part of el Mundo Maya (Maya World) through the eyes of tourism categorization of Valene Smith (1989). I specify two distinct (but yet similar) anthropological fields - one being Riviera Maya with fieldwork in Cancún, Tulum and Chichén Itzá and the other one Ruta Maya with fieldwork in San Cristobal de las Casas and the village of Chamula. I focus on the area of a popular beachspot and adjacent Maya ruins as a destination of historical tourism and also on the area of Chiapas highlands with an authentic Maya village which is a popular destination of ethnic or more accurately cultural tourism. My work is about the process of construction of the (English speaking versus Spanish speaking) tourist image of ancient Maya and the Maya of today. The conclusion of my fieldwork helps me illustrate the term monumentalization of the Maya (Canclini, 2005) or inventing the great Maya through touristic artefacts, experience and travellers' guides. Key words Anthropology of tourism, Maya tourism, Tulum, Chichén Itzá, Cancún, San...
Transformations of cultural identity in the context of intercultural communication
Manová, Andrea ; Soukup, Václav (advisor) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee) ; Zelenka, Miloš (referee)
The subject of this dissertation is a theoretical and empirical analysis of the transformations of cultural identity in the context of intercultural communication. In the course of processing the chosen topic the author used the theoretical knowledge acquired by studying professional books and other relevant sources as well as the empirical data which were gathered by the author during her anthropological field research over her two-year stay in Berlin. The main objective of the dissertation was to describe, analyse and interpret the phenomenon of cultural identity in the context of migration processes, globalization and the European refugee crisis. Special attention was, therefore, paid to the situation of foreigners who find themselves in a new different culture and are going through a difficult process of adaptation to a new environment. Transformations of the foreigners identity and their relationship to the majority culture are also being studied in terms of different types of immigration policies in host countries. In the focus of the research interest were the questions of the efficiency of assimilation, integration and multicultural policy. Among the sub-objectives of the work are included the description and analysis of the processes of formation, reproduction and transformation of...
Femme Fatale as a Cultural Construct: The Fatal as a Cultural Construct: The Fatal Womanhood Phenomenon in a Historical and Transcultural Perspective
Ebelová, Patricie ; Soukup, Václav (advisor) ; Půtová, Barbora (referee) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee)
The main topic of Femme Fatale as a Cultural Construct: The Fatal Womanhood Phenomenon in a Historical and Transcultural Perspective is to describe, compare and interpret "femme fatale" in the context of the belly dancer, geisha and salonnière phenomena. The thesis objective, and subsequently its main research question, is to perform a comparative analysis of femme fatale as a unique cultural construct that is projected into various roles of a woman in an original manner. Special attention is paid to make note of concrete cultural and historical attributes related to the profession, knowledge, skills and social roles of belly dancers, geishas and salonnières. Among secondary objectives, the thesis intends to take an interdisciplinary stance in order to elaborate the problems of emancipation and sexuality in historical attitudes toward women, and to identify fatal womanhood motives in fine arts. Last, but not least, the plan is to study cultural and aesthetic contribution of women regarded as femmes fatales. The thesis consists of four relatively standalone chapters, each of which take different interdisciplinary angles to analyze the fatal womanhood phenomenon. The first chapter, a historical exposé of the thesis, investigates the femme fatale through the eyes of mythology and religion. The second chapter,...
Using the Effects of Public Cultural Services in the Development Strategies of Cities
Dudová, Zuzana ; Opletalová, Lenka (advisor) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee) ; Uherek, Zdeněk (referee)
Z. Dudová Using the Effects of Public Cultural Services in the Development Strategies of Cities Abstract This dissertation focuses on analysing the utilization of the effects of public cultural services in the development strategies of selected towns (Český Krumlov, Velké Meziříčí and Blatná) for the development of these localities. The theoretical part of the dissertation is dedicated to the research of existing approaches to the solution of the issue, the definition of key concepts and the framework of the concept of public cultural services in the context of the specific situation of strategic management and planning culture of the administrative units in the Czech Republic. It has identified a wide range of potential non-economic benefits of public cultural services, from individual benefits to social impact for the wider community. The analytical part is focused on the position and the importance of culture, cultural services, and its possible benefits in key policy and strategic documents of the selected cities. For a broader understanding of the context regarding the situation of strategic planning culture in selected Czech cities, conceptual and strategic materials related to the regional and national cultural policy, and also some of the most important Czech cultural organisations (National Museum,...
Role of media education in the forming of media literacy of children and young people
Urbanová, Markéta ; Hubáček, Ondřej (advisor) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee)
This theses conserns with the theme of the role of media education at formation of the media literacy of young people. This segment of population is found in the part of life, when the life values and life habits are forming This theses is conceived as theoretic - empirical cultural- studies concept, which is researching "media behavior", media literacy and it's compatibility with everyday-life of this population segment. It comes from assumption, that it is necessary to put focus on family - and school influence on formation of media literacy of young people. It aims for answering some key-questions, which flow from this assumption. The text is divided into three parts In the first, theoretical part, I pay attention to terms culture, socialization, enculturation and I engage with media communication, media literacy and media education. The next, empirical part, in which I formulize hypotheses, I put questions to them for polling and consequently based on acquired data appreciate, how much is possible the verifiing of mentioned hypotheses. The third part contains the final summary and includes generalizing interpretation of results and resumes.
Trda mark and Brand as a Cultural Phenomenon
Frischmann, Petr ; Mucha, Ivan (advisor) ; Kosek, Jan (referee) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee)
The subject of this thesis is the empirical-theoretical analysis of socio-cultural impact of cultural elements represented by trademarks and brands from the perspective of specific cultural complex. Combination of mentioned cultural elements is examined as participating in creation of relevant symbolic base for human communication in current globalized society having capacity to influence not only consumer decision making process but also general values and cultural patterns. Persuasiveness of this cultural complex is based on the particular cultural environment adapting permanently to its evolution. Brands and trademarks in this form are retrospectively affecting the social environment. High level of efficiency and speed of such processes are currently accelerated by technological development of communication tools supporting acculturation and globalization aspects. Although described processes and relationships are generated primarily in the sphere of consumer decision-making, their real impact on the social groups is significant being relevant element of shaping general social paradigm. Socio-cultural norms are examined as cultural elements playing special role in such processes granting protection to major values shared by social groups and protecting the individual private interest represented...
Paradigm of Czech modern and postmodern feminism in the context of European culture
Fuxová, Bohuslava ; Ferrarová, Eva (referee) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee)
Keywords: feminism, woman, art, history, romantism, literature, women's emancipation movement This study presents an anthropological and historical analysis of the women's movement in Europe and its interaction with and influence over the development of the women's emancipation movement in Bohemia since the romantic period. Specifically, this study focuses on and understands European feminist literary achievements as crucial to instigating and informing the various developmental stages of the emancipation movement in Bohemia. In mapping the features of the Czech women's emancipation movement not only onto major works of European feminism but minor ones as well, this study examines the full range of influence had by feminist writing in the Czech lands, including that of works that have fallen into obscurity. By reconstructing international feminist writing in its historical context, this study is able to identify "lost" texts and consider closely their movement between feminism and romanticism. Against this backdrop, this study brings the individual efforts of both known and relatively unknown feminist pioneers in Bohemia to the fore in an attempt to grant them the public recognition they deserve. Thus, this study traces the currents of global feminism in order to achieve a powerful local effect.
Anthropology of Tourism in a Context of Bali Culture
Bendová, Jitka ; Soukup, Václav (advisor) ; Poláková, Markéta (referee)
The subject of this diploma thesis is theoretical analysis of anthropology of tourism on Bali. The thesis bases on the fact that the island Bali is object of mass tourism interest and its consequences are more and more perceptible. This increasing interest results from unique island's location and splendid natural heritage, specific Bali culture, and finally from nature of local residents. Main goal of the thesis is description, explanation, understanding and interpretation of Bali phenomenon as unique cultural construction and to find the answer on my question: which factors form this phenomenon. The thesis is shared on analythical part, which analyses anthropology of tourism on Bali and analysis of its culture Empirical research focuses on the Bali phenomenon and was realized as empirical survey. Key words Antropology of tourism, Bali, Bali phenomenon

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