Online workshop: Investigating human preferences in the landscape through the photographs

Topic: Investigating human preferences in the landscape through the photographs (the case of ponds and their tradition in the landscape)

The workshop will be framed in the study about fishponds concerning their meaning in landscape multifunctionality. First, the concepts of traditions and landscape aesthetics will be introduced. The core of the workshop will be based on the presentation of various methods enabling the use of photographs in terms of identifying people’s preferences for rural landscapes and their specific characteristics. Participants will also be taught about different types of fishponds in landscape contexts and their photographic representations. These issues will be discussed together with the research on the cultural tradition of fishing in the Czech Republic.

Date: Thursday 11. 6. 2020 from 14:00 to 16:00

Place: videoconference online - https://meet.google.com/fdm-ckux-vhq

Language: English, Czech, Slovak

Moderator: Prof. PhDr. Michal Lošťák – Department of Humanities, FEM, CZU Prague

Presenters:

  • prof. PhDr. Michal Lošťák, Ph.D. (head of Department of Humanities, FEM): Traditions and landscape aesthetics
  • Ing. Diana Surová, Ph.D. (researcher at Department of Humanities, FEM): Investigating human preferences for landscapes through the photographs

Discussion about the presented topics

Organizing Institution: Department of Humanities, FEM, CZU Prague

More information:  lostak@pef.czu.cz

Dedicated for: Doctoral students and the professional public

The workshop is organized within the research project Support for the Development of International Mobility of CULS Researchers in Prague (reg. č.: CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_027/0008366) International Mobility of researchers OP VVV č. 02_16_027.

A part of the presented results of the investigation (except the methods) is a part of the project DG18P02OVV057 - Program to support applied research and experimental development of national and cultural identity in a period from 2016 to 2022 (NAKI II), namely the project “Cultural Traditions of Czech Fisheries in the Light of its Use in Tourism and Landscape Development”.

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