Folk handicraft in European social space: artistry and cultural practices

IOV Science and Research Commission for Europe, IOV Latvian Section and The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia organize IOV 15th European International Scientific Conference of Folk Culture. The title is “Folk handicraft in European social space: artistry and cultural practices”. The conference will be held from June 5th to 7th, 2020, in Riga (Latvia) within […]

Report on the scientific conference “Lost/Looked for/Tamed Cultural Heritage”

Report on the scientific conference Lost/Looked for/Tamed Cultural Heritage, Kielce, 4-6 July 2019 This scientific conference was organized by The School of Pedagogy and Art of Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, The Polish Section of International Organization of Folk Art (IOV/UNESCO) and The Museum of Toys and Play in Kielce. Its interdisciplinary considerations focussed on […]

Program of the Conference: Lost/Looked for/Tamed Cultural Heritage

Program of the Conference: Lost/Looked for/ Tamed Cultural Heritage Kielce, Poland, 4th to 6th July 2019 Place of the conference: Faculty of Pedagogy and Art, Krakowska street 11 Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce     DAY: 4 July 9.00 – 9.30 – opening of the conference: (CEART A) prof. UJK dr hab. Sławomir Koziej, Dean […]

Between Folk Culture and Global Culture in Contemporary Europe

From November 23rd to 26th, 2017 the Chair of IOV-Austria, Prof. Mag. Hans J. Holz and the Chair of IOV-Poland and of the Scientific and Research-Commission for Central and Eastern Europe, Prof. Dr. Anna Brzozowska-Krajka, organised together this important scientific conference of IOV in memoriam of Alexander Veigl, the founder of IOV, at the 10th […]

Professor Anna Brzozowska-Krajka’s Ethnoculture in Diaspora

Professor Anna Brzozowska-Krajka’s Etnokultura w diasporze. Między regionalizmem a amerykanizacji? (Ethnoculture in Diaspora. Between Regionalism and Americanization, price Lublin: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press, bronchi 2012, clinic pp. 352) is a pioneering monograph in Polish and American cultural studies. It deals with various aspects of functioning of Polish immigrants’ folk culture in the context of American […]