1 / 1990
Ingrid Slavec

Ethnological Research on the Ethnic Identity of Slovene Emigrants

The paper treats the issues of researching the ethnic identity of Slovene emigrants as within appeared in the work of seminar for the study of Slovene emigration within the Department of Ethnology. In the process of collecting the materials, in the study of relevant literature and the preparation of seminar and graduate papers, much attention has been given to conventional and methodological questions. New approaches to the understanding of inter-cultural and inter-ethnic relations and dynamic definitions of ethnic identity are characteristics of the constructs produced. In their sophistication, they surpass and refute the stereotypes of emigrant culture.

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