CASEE Summer School 2019

from July 1-14, Prague, Czech Republic

CASEE and Danube AgriFood Master Programme invite students to participate in this year’s summer school organized by the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and focused on landscape change.

What should be the outcomes or gains?

  • better understanding of the complexity of landscape change
  • ability to evaluate and appreciate different landscapes
  • identification of main landscape components
  • exposure to the concept of landscape memory
  • basic training in the landscape character assessment

Topics to cover:

  • changes in agricultural practises (from 3-field system to precise agriculture in 150 years)
  • water in landscape - amelioration, straightening of rivers and streams
  • intensive coal and ore mining, recultivation, deforestation, reforestation
  • new modes of transport and their impact on landscape
  • landscape memory loss (key elements, patterns…)
  • urbanisation, forced depopulation, return of the wilderness
  • loss of settlements, establishment of modern towns and cities
  • change of scenery and visual qualities
  • renewables and modern production of energy

Funding possibilities for participants available, please contact casee(at)
Application deadline: March 31, 2019

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