CEDRR has a visiting researcher!
Dr. José Carlos López-Gómez from the University of Málaga is on a three-month research stay at CEDRR to explore cultural transmissions on the Iberian peninsula in antiquity using the methods of Digital Humanities.
Funding for a registered report
Jana Nenadalová, Piotr Szymanek (Jagiellonian University), and Neil Van Leeuwen (Georgia State University) received a grant from the Open Science of Religion initiative (supported by the John Templeton Foundation) for a virtual reality study.
Michal Puchovský defended his dissertation thesis
In his thesis, called Modern Pagan Music in the Czech Republic, he analysed the pagan elements in the work of selected bands from the Czech Republic that publicly admit to being inspired by Paganism.
Radim Chvaja defended his dissertation thesis
In his thesis, titled Costly signaling theory of pilgrimage: The case study of pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, he studied whether pilgrimages may function as costly signals of commitment to group norms.
Jan Horský defended his dissertation thesis
In his thesis, titled “Wu-Tang Is for the Children”: The Cultural Transmission of Moral Norms Through Narrative, he studied the cultural transmission of moral norms, focusing on American rap music.
CEDRR is a new member of the Czech Association for Digital Humanities
From now on, CEDRR is an active participant in the debate on the shape and form of Digital Humanities on a national level.