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Kupka, Petr
Gang in translation: Official and vernacular representations of a “Roma” drug gang in Czechia

This study focuses on the social construction of gangs in Czechia. Although the country is not usually associated with the activities of street gangs, the adoption of gang representations is evident in this context, including the use of the gang label itself. In order to ...

Klik, Jan
Hijrah of Our Time: Islamic Concept of Religious Emigration in Contemporary Salafism

This study presents a comparison of the religious-legal concept of the hijrah in the approach of schools of Salafism, which are the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and the Muhammad al-Albani’s and his disciples’ teachings. The first, theoretical section of the submitted m...

Fanta, Václav , Beneš, Jaromír , Zouhar, Jan , Rakava, Volha , Šitnerová, Ivana , Janečková Molnárová, Kristina , Šmejda, Ladislav , Sklenička, Petr
Ecological and historical factors behind the spatial structure of the historical field patterns in the Czech Republic

Historical field systems are an essential part of the traditional cultural landscape of societies with primarily agricultural subsistence. They embody many functions and values, as they affect the productional, ecological and hydrological functioning of the landscape, its cultural values, the way...

Janovský, Martin , Horák, Jan , Ackermann, Oren , Tavger, Aharon , Cassuto, Deborah , Šmejda, Ladislav , Hejcman, Michal , Anker, Yaakov , Shai, Itzhaq
The contribution of POSL and PXRF to the discussion on sedimentary and site formation processes in archaeological contexts of the southern Levant and the interpretation of biblical strata at Tel Burna

Site formation processes at ancient tells in the southern Levant have been the focus of several micromorphological studies, contributing to the differentiation of anthropogenic remains from long-term natural sedimentation, occurring post-abandonment. This paper discusses how the study of sedimentary p...

Kupka, Petr , Petruželka, Benjamin , Walach, Václav
Illicit drug use and exposure in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Czechia: policy representations and evidence

This study examines the lifetime prevalence of illicit drug use and illicit drug exposure in disadvantaged (“Roma”) and more affluent neighborhoods in Czechia. The results of a survey among populations of both types of neighborhoods suggest no statistically significant difference between the...

Carvalho, Milena , Jones, Emily Lena , Ellis, Grace , Cascalheira, Joao , Bicho, Nuno , Meiggs, David , Benedetti, Michael , Friedl, Lukáš , Haws, Jonathan
Neanderthal palaeoecology in the late Middle Palaeolithic of western Iberia: a stable isotope analysis of ungulate teeth from Lapa do Picareiro (Portugal)

Adaptation to Late Pleistocene climate change is an oft-cited potential contributor to Neanderthal disappearance in Eurasia. Accordingly, research on Neanderthal behaviour – including subsistence strategies, mobility, lithic technology, raw material procurement and demography – often focuses on linking cha...

Creţan, Remus , Kupka, Petr , Powell, Ryan , Walach, Václav
EVERYDAY ROMA STIGMATIZATION: Racialized Urban Encounters, Collective Histories and Fragmented Habitus

Roma discrimination and stigmatization in Europe are well-documented, with urban scholars emphasizing pervasive prejudices and stereotypes alongside negative policy outcomes. However, the focus on Roma marginality has tended to centre on punitive state and urban governance to the neglect of every...

Walach, Václav , Kalibová, Klára , Petruželka, Benjamin , Kupka, Petr
Návrhy policistů na zlepšení postihování trestných činů z nenávisti

This study presents eighteen proposals to improve the prosecution of hate crimes which have been identified in qualitative interviews with specialized police officers. After describing the role of the police in the hate crime prosecution, the research methodology is outlined. The proposals&#...

Walach, Václav , Kupka, Petr , Brendzová, Alice
“The Landlord Treads on Them, so Everything’s Fine”: Exploitation and Forced Mobility in Substandard Private Rental Housing in Czechia

OBJECTIVES: This study explores the representation of the private landlords’ practices that may contribute to housing insecurity and forced mobility in Czech segregated areas. THEORETICAL BASE: Following debate on the “poverty business”, the study uses literature on Roma marginalization, sociology...

Kupka, Petr , Walach, Václav , Brendzová, Alica
The poverty business; landlords, illicit practices and reproduction of disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Czechia

This paper is guided by the question: How do illicit practices of organized groups contribute to the formation and reproduction of disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Czechia? By asking this question we depart from the dominant understanding of disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the study of o...

Fatková, Gabriela , Šlehoferová, Tereza
Structured methods of data production and their visualization using GIS: semantic domains in ethnographic research of landscapes

In this article, we present how, using the example of research studies connected with the perception of a landscape, some structured methods of data production used primarily in cognitive anthropology can be applied along with the possibilities of data analysis visualization using geogr...

Starková, Lenka
Toward a High-Definition Remote Sensing Approach to the Study of Deserted Medieval Cities in the Near East

The variability of currently available remote sensing datasets raises the question of which specific processing methods should be used for feature detection and feature extraction in both large and small-scale overhead images. In some cases, particular analyses allow us to carry out fea...

Haws, Jonathan A. , Benedetti, Michael M. , Bicho, Nuno F. , Cascalheira, Joao , Ellis, M. Grace , Carvalho, Milena M. , Friedl, Lukáš , Pereira, Telmo , Talamo, Sahra
The early Aurignacian at Lapa do Picareiro really is that old: A comment on ‘The late persistence of the Middle Palaeolithic and Neandertals in Iberia: A review of the evidence for and against the “Ebro Frontier” model’

A comment on ‘The late persistence of the Middle Palaeolithic and Neandertals in Iberia: A review of the evidence for and against the “Ebro Frontier” model’ by Zilhao (2021, Quaternary Science Reviews 270:107098). This article corrects errors Zilhao made in his interpretations of t...

Kapusta, Jan , Kostićová, Zuzana
From the Trees to the Wood: Alternative Spirituality as an Emergent ‘Official Religion’?

In this article, we contest the idea that alternative spirituality is best studied within the conceptual framework of the ‘vernacular’.

Palečková Tauberová, Martina
Poválečné osídlování Tachovska ve vzpomínkách 2 žen

This Article based on the memories of 2 women, it reconstructs the picture of the post‑war settlement of the Tachov region. The selected witnesses are represented by 2 groups, which were also covered by 2 different perspectives in the settlement process. She is&#...

Lozoviuk, Petr
„Slovanská bádání“ a etnografie v Protektorátu Čechy a Morava

The aim of the present study is to point out that during the years of the Second World War, German-language ethnography experienced a relative research and institutional boom in the Czech lands, albeit under different contemporary labels and in combination with other disciplines.

Ovský, Přemysl
Cestopisy ve službách nacionalismu: Význam díla Václava Vratislava z Mitrovic v procesu utváření české národní identity

The formation of nationalism, varying between theories of primordialism and modernism, is a living topic among the scholarly and general public. This work is based on the assumption of the modernist theory of the formation of nationalism. The aim is to evaluate the significance...

Tlili, Václava
Us. ̄ul al-Qir ̄a’ ̄at: A Brief Overview of the Science of Qur’ ̄an Recitations and Its Formation from the Position of Traditional Qir ̄a’ ̄at Literature

The study deals with the oral transmission of Qur’ ̄an recitations representing a particular area of Qur’ ̄an studies, called cilm al-qir ̄a’ ̄at. It still receives rather marginal attention in Western research, while some Orientalists view the Qur’ ̄an as a mere historical li...

Haws, Jonathan , Benedetti, Michael , Talamo, Sahra , Bicho, Nuno , Cascalheira, Joao , Ellis, Mary Grace , Carvalho, Milena , Friedl, Lukáš , Pereira, Telmo , Zinsious, Brandon
The early Aurignacian dispersal of modern humans into westernmost Eurasia

Documenting the first appearance of modern humans in a given region is key to understanding the dispersal process and the replacement or assimilation of indigenous human populations such as the Neanderthals. The Iberian Peninsula was the last refuge of Neanderthal populations as modern&...

Lozoviuk, Petr , Shevchenko, Kirill V.
Političeskoje položenije v Podkarpatskoj Rusi v ocenkach čechoslovackich činovnikov i učjonych

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