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Research Expedition in Southern Kyrgyzstan (Ak-Jar Site, 2021)

Research Expedition in Southern Kyrgyzstan (Ak-Jar Site, 2021)

The Department of Archeology, Faculty of Arts, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen carries out research expedition in southern Kyrgyzstan (18th-28th October). In cooperation with natural scientists from the Czech Academy of Sciences, colleagues from the Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Osh State University and the National Historical and Archaeological Museum Complex Suleyman-TooRead more about Research Expedition in Southern Kyrgyzstan (Ak-Jar Site, 2021)[…]

Corners of local archeology 02. “Clearly Slavs…”

Corners of local archeology 02. “Clearly Slavs…”

I studied archeology at three Central European universities, and although the curricula differ, some traditions of German empirical research are constant: the designation of Kosinna’s Siedlungsarchaeologie as the invention of the devil and the belief in the study of material shard culture as the bearer of civilization and ethnicity. Perhaps there is no more paradoxRead more about Corners of local archeology 02. “Clearly Slavs…”[…]

Corners of local archeology 01. To have or not to have catalogues.

Corners of local archeology 01. To have or not to have catalogues.

One of the problems that one realizes only in the place itself (in this case, in the Kyrgyz Osh) is the absolute luxury we have at home, in a landscape where the tradition and history of local research has led to the creation of a detailed network of knowledge of material culture. In the CzechRead more about Corners of local archeology 01. To have or not to have catalogues.[…]