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The Goldfish and Little Red Riding Hood: Characters and their Combinations in Fairy Tale Jokes and Parodies

Modern Anti-Fairy Tales. – Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature . Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1–44. Mieder Wolfgang. 1993. Fairy-Tale Allusions in Modern German Aphorisms. – The Reception of Grimms’ Fairy Tales: Responses, Reactions, Revisions , edited by Donald Haase. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 149–166. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00168890.1987.9934196 . Olrik, Axel. 1992. Principles for Oral Narrative Research. Folklore studies in translation , translated by Kirsten Wolf and Jody Jensen. Bloomington, IN

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Negotiation of Legitimacy of Witch-Finders in Lusaka

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The article aims at legal and illegal activities of Lusaka´s traditional healers within the system of traditional medicine which is primarily anchored in the constitution of traditional healers´ associations. It primarily focuses on witch-finders, whose social status, professional position and authority is constantly negotiated within the formal and informal sector of traditional medicine. Since the late 1990s, the quest for services of traditional healers specialised in witch-finding has gained popularity, particularly amongst the impoverished Lusaka compound-dwellers. Due to the increasing public violence against those denoted as witches, the activities of witch-finders were officially banned by the Witchcraft Act in 1995 and this profession is not officially recognised by the Constitution of Traditional Health Practitioners Association of Zambia (THAPAZ). In spite of the prohibition, there remain many witch-finders in Lusaka who practise witch-finding secretly, in order not to commit an offence they do not openly denounce the name of an alleged witch. Their authority and credibility is threatened by many “official” as well as “unofficial” competitors in the city and it must be constantly reaffirmed and negotiated by introducing innovations. The ability to keep clients and to gain a good reputation thus depends on the originality of their diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. At the same time witch-finders must counter diverse obstacles and uncertainties resulting from their illegal status within the sector of traditional medicine. The author analyses tactics that Lusaka´s witch-finders have developed and employed to negotiate their social status, credibility and authority visà-vis the competition from the “official” traditional healers.

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Practices and Changes in Public Nutrition in Slovakia During the Period of Construction of Socialism

Dumplings? The attitudes of nutritionists on innovations and traditions in Czech food consumption in the 1950s and 1960s]. Praha. HLAVOVÁ, V. (2006): Rok 1948 - rok zlomu v agrárnej politike štátu. [1948 - The Turning Point in the State Agrarian Policy]. In. Jan Pešek a kol.: Kapitolami najnovších slovenských dejín. Bratislava. HRUBÁ, M. (1964): Polotovary v naší kuchyni. [Intermediate Products in Our Kitchen]. In. Výživa lidu, 19, No. 8. JIRÁSEK, Z. - ŠŮLA, J. (1992): Velká peněžní loupež v Československu 1953 aneb 50

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Visualisation of Intangible Data of the Cultural Heritage in Field Research and Hermeneutic Analysis

: SAGE Publications, pp.94-114. RHISIART, M. (2012b): JPI Cultural Heritage and Global Change, Report on Drivers of Change and the Future of Cultural Heritage. Paris: Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation, University of Glamorgan, UK with CM International University, research report. PETERKOVÁ, J. (2003): The Role of Cultural Heritage in the Process of Mutual Communication and Creation of Consciousness of Common Cultural Identity. In. Kakanien Revisited. [Online] 20th August 2003. http

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Exogenous Cultural Change in the Background of the Generational Change: The Case from Papua New Guinea

. (1997). Kinship . Oxford: Blackwell. Probyn-Rapsey, F. (2013). Made to Matter: White Fathers, Stolen Generations . Sydney Sydney University Press. Rogers, E. M. (2003). Diffusion of innovations (5 th ed.). New York: Free Press. Rose, T. (2015). The End of Average . New York: Harper One. Ryan, P. (2015). Fear Drive my Feet . Melbourne: The Text Publishing Company. Rylands, M. W. S. (1945). Patrol report n. 23 of 1944/45. Accession n. 496. Port Moresby: National Archives of Papua New Guinea. Sarvasy, H. (2017). A Grammar of

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Die Grenzenlosigkeit der Kulturwissenschaften

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What keeps cultural studies in motion and, more difficult still, what hold them together? They are continuously animated through so-called ‚turns‘ that in regular intervals open up new perspectives and transform the leading issues and concepts. Such regular innovations are not only due to internal readjustments in terms of methodological changes but are also connected to cultural and social changes. In this way, cultural studies have become an integral part of the transformation of the world as we see and construct it. They are not only a lense through which we observe the transformation of the world, but also a tool with which it is produced. In this active engagement and entanglement with the real world, cultural studies have lost a sense of their professional boundaries. They are constantly extending their realm of research, incorporating avidly new territory. To the extent that cultural studies have embraced the project of cultural self-thematization and self-transformation, they have become as fluid and volatile as culture itself.

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Curators With and Without Collections : A Comparative Study of Changes in the Curator’s Work at National Museums in Finland and in the Baltic States

References Aljas, Agnes. 2015. Motivations for participating in museums’ interventions. - Media Transformations 11, edited by Auksė Balcytiene, Peter Gross and Aušra Vinciuniene. Kaunas: Vytautas Magnus University, 84−105. Aljas, Agnes. 2017. Participation in the museum: diverse audiences and their motivations at the Estonian National Museum. - Museums and Innovation, edited by Zvjezdana Antos, Annette B. Fromm and Viv Golding. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 147−162. Boylan, Patrick J., ed. 2004

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