Celebration party of Ethnic Groups and Boundaries

The Department of Ethnology (Charles University) invites you to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the single most important book about ethnicity Ethnic Groups and Boundaries, F. Barth (ed.), 1969, and the presentation of a publication Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today: A Legacy of 50 Years, Thomas Hylland Eriksen – Marek Jakoubek (eds.), Routledge 2019.

Welcome form Prof. Markéta Křížová, Vice-dean for International Relations, Faculty of Arts (Charles University)


Prof. Gunnar Haaland (University of Bergen): Ethnicity symposium: Reflections on curiosity driven research and bureaucratic research control

Prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen (University of Oslo): Why Barth in 1969 speaks to the world in 2019

Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today: A Legacy of 50 Years will be launched by His Excellence Robert Kvile, theAmbassador of the Kingdom of Norway in the Czech Republic.

Other speakers will include Dr. Petra Lupták Burzová (Department of Ethnology) and Prof. Miroslav Hroch.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen will also visit Brno. On Wednesday 20th of March from 6 pm, you can visit a discussion The side effects of the information age at Otevřená zahrada.