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Basic research of Slovene cultural past 2022-2027

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The core contents of the research program cover basic tasks from the "Natural and Cultural Heritage" program of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, which were taken up by the institure. These tasks are: the recording and publication of sources (documents, ledgers, notary books, town charters, correspondence of important people, etc.) for Slovene history since antiquity; historical topography of the Slovene lands in the Middle Ages, covering the collection, identification and placement of place names on the territory of Slovenia for the period (from antiquity) to 1500 AD; long-term oriented, partially interdisciplinary research into the economic, social, cultural and political history, history of everyday life of the Slovenes, with the aim of synthesizing the existing understanding of global themes, which are: measures, money, banking, traffic, crafts, trade, etc.; agrarian and non-agrarian conditions, feudal estates, castles, nobility, peasantry, towns and townspeople, the church, monasteries, the clergy, etc.; literacy, education, religion, the history of historiography, etc.; political relations and conditions, ethnic and other (self) identification; lifestyles, leisure, etc.


contemporary history
modern period
Middle Ages
history of everyday life
political history
social and cultural history
economic history
historical geography
written source