Guest lecture

Leactures by Libor Dušek


Postponed to autumn


Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc



Methodology I: Experience of own field research in Central Asia: 2005-2018


Kyrgyzstan vs. Tajikistan: Comparison of Turkic and Persian culture in post-soviet Central Asia
Methodology II: Security risks in field research in High Asia


Three faces of Wakhan: Transformations of the traditional way of life of highlanders living on the territory of Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Pakistan
Pamiri house: The Fundament of material and spiritual culture in High Asia


Libor Dušek (1983), ethnologist, publicist, mountain climber and ski mountaineer from Krkonoše mountains, Vrchlabí, Czech Republic. Graduated in Social Anthropology at the University of Pardubice and postgraduate studies in Ethnology (2009) at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University (2016). His pivotal professional interest lies in Wakhan corridor , in north-east Afghanistan and south-east Tajikistan and other parts of High Asia, where he spent more than one year of life during last fifteen years. He is author of couple professional books and many proffesional studies focused mainly on High Central Asia and Krkonoše mountains, number of popular books and hundreds of articles about native people from Krkonoše mountains. He periodically publishes and is a member of the editorial board of the Krkonoše-Jizerské hory journal.