MU3 MATERIAL

META-UNIT 3: Material Culture

 

The special focus on material culture is shared by various Dialogue Units (3, 9, 10) in the research team and needs a special meta unit which monitors, supervises and advises junior and senior researcher in the analysis of their collected items of material culture.

The Meta Unit on material culture will analyse and compare ethnological objects along four theoretical lines:
Architecture, material culture and ethnographical objects always refer to its origin, as the work of a creating artist or a group. All non-human creations (landscape, natural force) will be out of scope.
Architecture, material culture and ethnographical objects are parables which are rooted in the culture, biography and experience of its creators, repetitors and appropriators.
Architecture, material culture and ethnographical objects live in the collective memory of people, who compare and remember and sometimes find parallels with older predecessors or other cultures.
Architecture, material culture and ethnographical objects are more than creations, repetitions, mirrors, ideas or parables: objects work from its inside out and can thus take (even new) observers into other worlds of understanding, dreaming and belonging.

Along these theoretical lines, material culture will be analysed, compared and prepared for the exhibitions, that popularize the findings of the research team into the public space and bespeak through the material culture the interactions of the Sinophone, Slavophone, Anglophone and Hispanophone cultures.

One point of convergence of the vast methodological field of material cultural studies will be the question of social imaginaries which are reflected by the objects as well as architecture.

Researchers:
Svetlana Jacquesson, Ph.D.
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Trávníček, Ph.D.
habil. Olaf Günther, Dr.
doc. Pharm. Dr. Ján Vančo Ph.D.
doc. RNDr. Michal Čajan, Ph.D.
PhDr. Tereza Hejzlarová, PhD.

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