Česká národopisná společnost

About the Journal

The peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the top professional institution of Czech ethnology, the Czech Ethnological Society, focuses on studies of traditional folk culture of the Central European region, current cultural forms developing from folklore traditions and topics in the field of historical ethnology. The Ethnographic Journal (in the original called Národopisný věstník) is the second oldest professional journal of Czech ethnology.


Národopisný věstník/Ethnographic Journal is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.


The Ethnographical Journal is inscribed in the following international bibliographical databases: SCOPUS, ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities), EBSCOAIO (The Anthropological Index Online of the Royal – Anthropological Institute) and CEJSH (Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities).

Registration number MK ČR E 18932

ISSN 1211-8117 (Print)

ISSN 2571-0982 (Online)


Section of Národopisný věstník/Ethnographic Journal: 
•    Articles and Materials Articles (the contributions accepted by the editorial office are anonymously assessed by two opponents)
•    Ethnology abroad
•    Contributions by Corespondents of the Czech Ethnological Society společnosti
•    Personalia
•    Books
•    Exhibition
•    Conference


Texts in sections: Articles; Materials Articles are provided with an abstract and key words in English.

 The journal´s list of content is in English, too.

 The texts are published in Czech, Slovak, Polish and major European languages.

 The Ethnographic Journal is issued twice a year – the first number in June and the second one in December.

 The articles published in the Ethnographic Journal have been reviewed since 2007 (double-blind peer rewiew).


New website of the journal:

Česká národopisná společnost, z. s.
zapsaný spolek při Radě vědeckých společností České republiky Praha

Národní třída 3
117 20 PRAHA 1
Česká republika
IČO: 00444928

Bankovní spojení:
Fio banka, a.s., V Celnici 1028/10, 117 21 Praha 1
Číslo účtu: 2300812413/2010
IBAN: CZ6120100000002300812413, SWIFT/BIC: FIOBCZPPXXX
E-mail: info@narodopisnaspolecnost.cz