Český lid / Czech Ethnological Journal is the leading, peer-reviewed Czech ethnological journal (founded in 1891), published in print and online, open-access format by the Institute of Ethnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. The journal publishes high-quality scholarly articles in the fields of ethnology and sociocultural anthropology as well as interdisciplinary articles with a corresponding theoretical and methodological focus primarily in the Czech, Slovak, and English languages. It is regularly indexed and abstracted in Scopus, AIO, ERIH, CEJSH, JSTOR, PRO QUEST, GOOGLE SCHOLAR, EBSCOhost, IBR, IB, IBSS.

Current issue

Issue 2, Vol. 108 (2021)


Despair, Nuclear Missiles, and Magical Mountains: a Uchronic Story of a Former Conscript Soldier

Author: Mgr. et Mgr. Petr Wohlmuth Ph.D. Date of publishing: 25.6.2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.21104/CL.2021.2.01

Perceptions of Jihad among Czech Muslim Community Leaders. Interpretative Plurality and its Causes

Author: Mgr. Karel Černý Ph.D. / Mgr. Jiřina Stehlíková Date of publishing: 25.6.2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.21104/CL.2021.2.02

Legal Ethnography and “Law and Ethnography”: Two Approaches to the Ethnographic Research of Law

Author: Mgr. Tomáš Ledvinka Ph.D. Date of publishing: 25.6.2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.21104/CL.2021.2.03

The Ethnographic Department of the National Museum during the 1938–1948 Period

Author: Klára Woitschová Date of publishing: 25.6.2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.21104/CL.2021.2.04

Research Articles

Do not move to Latin America. The Advice of the Czechoslovak “globetrotter” Václav Kotál

Author: Lukáš Perutka Date of publishing: 25.6.2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.21104/CL.2021.2.05



Call for papers – Special issue of Český lid – Young people with experience of migration

The deadline for the submission of articles is 30th August 2021.

Guidelines for Authors

Only original and unpublished texts that have not already been submitted to another journal or publication will be considered for publication in our journal. All submitted works undergo a two-phase review procedure, during which the author and the reviewer remain completely anonymous.

Current Vol.

Vol. 108 (2021)