When Local Wishes to Become Global: Heritagization Strategies of Small Towns and Little Places in Remote Regions (20th and 21st centuries)

The 14th International Conference on Urban History taking place in Rome approaches!
Under the title „Urban Renewal and Resilience. Cities in Comparative Perspective“ urban historians will meet at Roma Tre from August 29th to September 1st , 2018.

Small towns will be discussed at Main Session 34 on Friday. Please check the conference website for program details.

Session organizers:
Del Espino Hidalgo Blanca (Sevilla University)
Klusakova Luda (Charles University)
• Keywords: Small towns; tangible heritage; intangible heritage; heritage resilience; public use of heritage, revitalization strategy

Bursaries to support participation at the 14th International Conference of Urban History in Rome 29th August – 1st September 2018

The Czech Association for Urban Studies (ČSUS) in close co-operation with The European Association for Urban History (EAUH) will award a limited number of bursaries to support participation at the 14th International Conference of Urban History “ Urban renewal and resilience. Cities in comparative perspective.“, which will take place in 29th August – 1st September 2018 in Rome. The conference is organized by EAUH.
Bursary provision is in compliance with objectives of ČSUS, which include the promotion of urban studies in the Czech Republic and cooperation of ČSUS with EAUH. The purpose of the bursaries is to motivate scholars to take part at the conference and to enable their attendance.
Eligible for the bursaries are applicants who fulfill the following criteria:
– The applicant is active participant of the conference, i.e. she or he will present paper that was accepted by the session or round-table organizers, or will co-organize a session.
– The applicant will attend the conference in person.
– The priority will be given to students and young scholars who are affiliated to universities in the Czech Republic and have no grants or universities which would be able to pay the costs for them.
– The citizens of the organizing country are not eligible.
– The bursaries that are provided by ČSUS cannot be combined with the bursaries granted by International Committee of EAUH.
The selected applicants will be provided with the bursary of the total amount of 10.000 CZK. It is mandatory that the bursary will be primarily used for paying the conference registration fee. The rest of the bursary must be used for the travel expenses related to the travel to the conference site and/or for covering the accommodation during the conference.
The bursary will be granted retrospectively after the conference against confirmation of attendance and other documents that will prove the use of the bursary for the conference attendance and indicate the costs: e.g. boarding-pass and invoice indicating the cost of the air-ticket; hotel invoice, etc.
The bursaries will be selected by the ad hoc committee comprising representatives of EAUH International Committee, ČSUS committee, and external experts.
The request consists of the following documents:
– The application form
– Letter of acceptance (email from session organizers)
– Short CV
– Letter of support from supervisor (in case of students)
The documents must be written in English and signed. The closing date for the application is 28th February 2018. The allocation of bursaries will be made in March 2018. All the documents must be sent electronically at CSUS2010@seznam.cz and mailed in hard copy to the address below:

Doc. PhDr. Andrea Pokludová, Ph.D.
Department of Art History and Cultural Heritage
Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava
Reální 5
701 03 Ostrava
Czech Republic

Bursaries to attend EAUH Conference in August 2016 – second tour

The Czech Association for Urban Studies (ČSUS) in close co-operation with The European Association for Urban History (EAUH) is opening second call for applications for bursaries. CSUS will award a limited number of bursaries to support participation at the 13th International Conference of Urban History “Reinterpreting Cities”, which will take place in 24th – 27th August 2016 in Helsinki. The conference is organized by EAUH. Bursary provision is in compliance with objectives of ČSUS, which include the promotion of urban studies in the Czech Republic and cooperation of ČSUS with EAUH. The purpose of the bursaries is to motivate scholars to take part at the conference and to enable their attendance.

The conditions are the same as in the previous call, see below. The stipend should help to cover registration fee and travel expenses.

The bursaries will be selected by the ad hoc committee comprising representatives of EAUH International Committee, ČSUS committee, and external experts.
The request consists of the following documents:
– The application form
– Letter of acceptance (email from session organizers)
– Short CV
– Letter of support from supervisor (in case of students)

The application should be sent by e-mail to csus2010@seznam.cz and mailed in hard copy before the 20th May to the address below. The award will be announced by the end of May

Doc. PhDr. Andrea Pokludová, Ph.D.
Department of Art History and Cultural Heritage
Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava
Reální 5
701 03 Ostrava
Czech Republic

Committee of ČSUS

BURSARIES – CSUS SUPPORT FOR EAUH CONFERENCE IN HELSINKI 2016

The Czech Association for Urban Studies (ČSUS) in close co-operation with The European Association for Urban History (EAUH) will award a limited number of bursaries to support participation at the 13th International Conference of Urban History “Reinterpreting Cities”, which will take place in 24th – 27th August 2016 in Helsinki. The conference is organized by EAUH.
Bursary provision is in compliance with objectives of ČSUS, which include the promotion of urban studies in the Czech Republic and cooperation of ČSUS with EAUH. The purpose of the bursaries is to motivate scholars to take part at the conference and to enable their attendance.
Eligible for the bursaries are applicants who fulfill the following criteria:
– The applicant is active participant of the conference, i.e. she or he will present paper that was accepted by the session or round-table organizers, or will co-organize a session.
– The applicant will attend the conference in person.
– The priority will be given to students and young scholars who are affiliated to universities in the Czech Republic and have no grants or universities which would be able to pay the costs for them.
– The citizens of the organizing country are not eligible.
– The bursaries that are provided by ČSUS cannot be combined with the bursaries granted by International Committee of EAUH.
The selected applicants will be provided with the bursary of the total amount of 13.000 CZK. It is mandatory that the bursary will be primarily used for paying the conference registration fee. The rest of the bursary must be used for the travel expenses related to the travel to the conference site and/or for covering the accommodation during the conference.
The bursary will be granted retrospectively after the conference against confirmation of attendance and other documents that will prove the use of the bursary for the conference attendance and indicate the costs: e.g. boarding-pass and invoice indicating the cost of the air-ticket; hotel invoice, etc.
The bursaries will be selected by the ad hoc committee comprising representatives of EAUH International Committee, ČSUS committee, and external experts.
The request consists of the following documents:
– The application form
– Letter of acceptance (email from session organizers)
– Short CV
– Letter of support from supervisor (in case of students)
The documents must be written in English and signed. The closing date for the application is 28th February 2016. The allocation of bursaries will be made in March 2016. All the documents must be sent electronically at CSUS2010@seznam.cz and mailed in hard copy to the address below:
Doc. PhDr. Andrea Pokludová, Ph.D.
Department of Art History and Cultural Heritage
Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava
Reální 5
701 03 Ostrava
Czech Republic

Committee of ČSUS

Mobilitní stipendia pro konferenci EAUH „Reinterpreting Cities“ Srpen 24-27, 2016

EAUH bude opět udělovat mobilitní stipendia a úlevu na registračních poplatcích na podporu účasti mladých badatelů na své mezinárodní konferenci v Helsinkách 24-27 Srpna 2016. V úzké spolupráci s EAUH také ČSUS udělí omezený počet mobilitních stipendií na podporu účasti na konferenci Podmínky viz: https://eauh2016.net/registration/bursaries/

13. konference EAUH: „Reinterpreting Cities“, Helsinky, 24.8.-27.8. 2016

13. mezinárodní konference urbánních dějin „Reinterpreting Cities“ Evropské asociace pro urbánní dějiny (EAUH) se koná v Helsinkách,  24. – 27. srpna 2016

call-for-papers je nyní otevřen. Své návrhy konferenčních příspěvků můžete vkládat prostřednictvím konferenčních stránek (https://eauh2016.net/) do 31. října 2015. Seznam všech sekcí najdete zde: https://eauh2016.net/programme/sessions/

S případnými dotazy se obracejte na naši reprezentantku v mezinárodním výboru, jíž je doc. PhDr. Andrea Pokludová, PhD (Filozofická fakulta Ostravské Univerzity).

 

Účast členů ČSUS na 13. konferenci EAUH

Na nadcházející 13. mezinárodní konferenci urbánních dějin „Reinterpreting Cities“, kterou pořádá Evropská asociace pro urbánní dějiny (EAUH) v Helsinkách, a to ve dnech 24. – 27. srpna 2016, se budou členové a členky ČSUS podílet na organizaci tří konferenčních sekcí:

M02. Rethinking Towns and Universities: Old and New Methodological Approaches
Sekci pořádají Josef Kadeřábek a Marek Ďurčanský (Univerzita Karlova v Praze) spolu s Dawidem Machajem (Univerzita ve Varšavě)

S04: Reinterpreting Privileges: the First Urban Charters in Medieval Europe in a Comparative Perspective
Sekci pořádá Katalin Szende, (CEU Budapešť) spolu s Michaelou A. Malaníkovou (Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci)

S36: Cultural Heritage of the Post-Totalitarian Cities: 20th and 21st Centuries
Sekci pořádají Martin Pekár (Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košicích) a Andrea Pokludová (Ostravská univerzita)

Zároveň připomínáme, že call-for-papers je nyní otevřen. Své návrhy konferenčních příspěvků můžete vkládat prostřednictvím konferenčních stránek (https://eauh2016.net/) do 31. října 2015. Seznam všech sekcí najdete zde: https://eauh2016.net/programme/sessions/

 

Paper proposals

Hlavní sekce M35 „Small Towns in Europe and Beyond“ dostala 24 návrhů příspěvků.  Jako hlavní sekce dostala příležitost zasedat dvakrát  1,5 hod. Po celé řadě odstoupení, byl program doplněn z rezervy  a hodně se proměnil, na kvalitě rozhodně neutrpěl. Sekce se konala  v sobotu,  6. září, 9:00 – 12:30, FCSH, Avenida Berna, místnost T11.

I. část 9:00 – 10:30 (10 min. prezentace, 10 min. diskuse) moderoval Jaroslav Ira

Introduction – Luďa Klusáková

• Tom Hulme  et al.     Performing the Past: Identity, Civic Culture and Historical Pageants in Twentieth-Century Small Towns

•  Martin Horáček: “The architectural rhythm of the small town … is very close to us.” Small towns as an aesthetic ideal in the 20th and 21st centuries

Greg Yudin:  Strategies of manufacturing tourist experience in a small town: Local community and symbolic construction in Myshkin

  Postery:

Olena Dvoretska: Balancing between the epochs: historic city Ivano-Frankivsk in a search of its identity

Inga Maria Dworak and Aleksandra Anna Tomkiewicz: Place Value in the Context of the Area’s Quality. Case Study of Lubliniec

Přestávka

II. Část 11:00 – 12:30  – moderovala Marie-Vic Ozouf-Marignier

 • Fischer Axel: The unachieved urbanity of Walloon „small towns“. A contribution to their urban history and to their urban design challenges

• Gabor Czoch: Les petites villes et les projets d’aménagement du territoire dans la Hongrie communiste

• Lena Kuhl :   Socialist urbanization strategies. GDR-small towns between decline and development

Poster: Blanca Del Espino Hidalgo: Miraculous Equilibrium. Keys for a Sustainable Net of Small South Iberian Cities

 Final Discussion, Conclusive Remarks – Luďa Klusáková

 

 

 

Naše účast v Lisabonu

Zjistili jsme, že na konferenci v Lisabonu budeme reprezentativně zastoupeni. Je to potěšující zjištění, že po konferenci v Praze 2012 se naše účast drží na přijatelné úrovni. Jistě bychom rádi viděli ještě větší účast, ale víme, že badatele limitují finanční náklady takové účasti.

Sekce spoluorganizované našimi členy na konferenci EAUH v Lisabonu v září 2014:

M35: Small Towns in Europe and Beyond: 20th-21st Century (Luďa Klusáková, Jaroslav Ira, Marie-Vic Ozouf-Marignier)

Mezi účastníky Martin Horáček

S18: City as a Factory Yard (Andrea Pokludová, Pavel Kladiwa, Catherine Horel)

Mezi účastníky Lucie Galčanová a Barbora Vacková

S30: When UNESCO Comes to Town: World Heritage Cities in Historical Perspectives (Linda Kovářová, Tanja Vahtikari)

 

Sekce, na něž byly přijaty příspěvky našich členů:

M1:  Land Ownership, Power and Agency in Urban History – Natalia Linitsakja

M 19: Beyond the Grand Tour – Eva Chodějovská a Zdeněk Hojda

RT2: Student Perspectives on Urban History – Josef Kadeřábek a Zuzana Skořepová

Dále jsme mezi účastníky našli: Veroniku Knotkovou, Hanu Svatošovou, Alenu Kubovou (působící v Lyonu), Slávku Ferenčuhovou, Hanu Šustkovou a Kryštofa Drnka. Ze Slovenska potom Martina Pekára.

http://www.eauh2014.fcsh.unl.pt/index.php?conference=conference&schedConf=eauh2014