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Rites and festivals of contemporary local cultures
Válková, Jana ; Soukup, Václav (advisor) ; Soukup, Martin (referee) ; Erban, Vít (referee)
The study eoneerns theoretie and empirieal analysis of festivities and rites including their influenee on eontemporary human existence. The researeh is foeused on reeent loeal cultures. The interdisdplinary and holistic approaeh is joining up the study of the problem both in terms of individuals, their families and loeal sodety, whieh enables to unravel and interpret the eonnections between festivals and the sodo-eultural system as sueh. Therefore, the thesis is based on theoretieal analysis, including spedal literature analysis, as well as on field researeh of partieular loeal eultures. Empirieal researeh notes down partieular festivals and rites as observed in three reeent loeal eultures of the Czeeh Republie: Nové Sady (near Velká Bíteš, in the district of Žďár nad Sázavou and Vysočina Region), Hrubý Jeseník (in the district of Nymburk and Central Bohemia region) and Radim u Jičína (in the district of Jičín and Hradec Králové Region). The field researeh took plaee from 2004 to 2010, the terrains have not been studied before.

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