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Faculty News: Central European Conference of Historical Geographers, August 31 to September 2, 2016

The Historical Geography Research Centre, the Institute of History, Czech Academy of Sciences, the Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague, the Section for Historical Geography and Environmental History of the Czech Geographical Society, and the Local Organizing Committee have the honor of inviting you to join the Central European Conference of Historical Geographers, which will be held in Prague, Czechia from August 31 to September 2, 2016.
When Aug 31, 2016 09:00 AM to
Sep 02, 2016 05:00 PM
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The conference is held in the heart of Europe, the historical city Prague and is focused on the latest development and research in the field of historical geography. However, it is open to all historical geographers and scholars from related disciplines, such as history, geography, environmental history, landscape ecology, cultural anthropology, who share an interest in the Central European space.

The scientific program can be downloaded here.

For more info see the conference webpage here.  

Conference Themes

Transdisciplinary nature of historical geography

Settlement development and historical geography of towns

Landscape transformations and land use changes

Historical natural risks and hazards

Landscape and its composition as a reflection of the epoch

Changes of the religious landscape

Political geography of Central Europe

Borders and cross-border regions

Polarization of space and peripheral areas

Regional identity formation

Place identity in geographical names

Heritage and memory

Tourism and heritage

Central Europe on old and historical maps

Published: Jul 14, 2016 03:05 PM

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