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