The Faces of Landscape

Program

Contact

Departament of Geography

Faculty of Arts
Campus Barri Vell mapa de situacio
Plaça Ferrater Mora, 1
17071 GIRONA

Phone:

+34 972 418213

+34 972 418117

Email:

dir.depgeografia@udg.edu

 

Lenka Cermakova & Anton Fogas

Prešov University

Minna Tanskanen & Jonna Kosonen

University of Eastern Finland

Josep Vila & Diego Varga

Universitat de Girona

 

Program

General schedule

 

Program in PDF

 

University of Prešov from Sunday 6th May to Sunday 20th May 2012 

 

University of Prešov (1st week)

Sunday 6th May

Arrival to Bratislava airport at 15.05

Monday 7th May

Welcome to Prešov and Slovakia Landscape with emphasis on eastern part

Tuesday 8rd May

Landscape of the Prešov Region, GIS methods in the concept of landscape and different ways to define and use the concept of landscape

Wednesday 9th May

Field work excursion (I): Glacial and karst landscape, Klippen belt, Environmental loads

Thursday 10th May

Field work excursion (II): Flysch and National landscape, Wooden churches, Spa

Friday 11th May

Field work excursion (III): Karst, volcanic, lowland landscape, Wine area Tokaj

Saturday 12th May

Free time, option to visit city of Kosice

Sunday 13th May

Free time, option to visit city of Kosice

 

University of Prešov (2nd week)

Monday 14th May

Research Group work

Tuesday 15th May

Research Group work

Wednesday 16th May

Research Group work

Thursday 17th May

Research Group work

Friday 18th May

Research Group presentations and discussion

Saturday 19th May

Free time

Sunday 20 th May

Departure to Bratislava airport at 20.20


 

Detailed schedule

 

Sunday 6th May

- Arrival to Bratislava airport at 15.05

 
Monday 7th May 

Time

Place

Subject

Person/s

10.00 

Welcome to the University of Prešov in Prešov

Rector

René Matlovič

Welcome to the Department of Geography and regional development

Head of department

Radoslav Klamár

10.45 Opening the course

Josep Vila,

Minna Tanskanen,

Anton Fogas

Slovakia Landscape with emphasis on eastern part

11.00

 

Changing faces of Prešov (pre and post-socialist specifics)

Alena Lukáčová

12.00

 

Lunch

 

13.00

 

East-Slovakian Lowland and its economic use

Martina Zverková,

Jozef Vilček,

Peter Sopko

13.45

 

Physical geographic characteristics of Slovakia, emphasis on the Prešov Region

Eva Michaeli,

Monika Ivanová

From 15.00

 

Prešov by walk

 

From 18.00

 

Welcome evening

 

 

 Tuesday 8th May

Time

Place

Subject

Person/s

Landscape of the Prešov Region

09.00

 

Glacial and karst landscape and its changes caused by mining activities

Vladimír Čech,

Martin Pramuka

09.45

 

Cultural landscape in the flysch zone of North-East Slovakia

Anton Fogaš,

Lenka Čermáková

10.30

 

Coffe break

 

GIS methods in the concept of landscape

11.00

 Application of GIS methods to study Slovak landscapeJaroslav Hofierka

11.45

 

Landscapes and GIS

Diego Varga

12.30

 

Lunch

 

Different ways to define and use the concept of landscape

13.30 

Landscape ecology. An approach from geography

Josep Vila
14.15 

The local history as a way to understand and interpret a landscape

Minna Tanskanen
15.00 

Coffe break

 
15.30 An introduction to the study themes. Orientation in research group

Anton Fogas,

Lenka Cetmakova,

students of Prešov university


Wednesday 9th May 

- 07.00 Excursion I - Glacial and karst landscape, Klippen belt, Environmental loads

Prešov- Margecany- Krompachy, Slovinky- Spišské Vlachy, Žehra, Dreveník, Spišské Podhradie- Spišský salaš (lunch)- Levoča- Poprad- High Tatras, Štrbské Pleso- Kežmarok- Pieniny- Vyšné Ružbachy- Stará Ľubovňa- Plaveč- Pusté Pole- Lipany- Sabinov- Prešov


Interesting places:

Slovinky- (environmental loads, settling pit)

Žehra- (Roman catholic church, UNESCO)

Spiš castle- (UNESCO)

Sivá Brada, Dreveník- (travertine hills, UNESCO)

Levoča- (town historical reserve)

High Tatras- (national park)

Štrbské Pleso- (tourism centre of High Tatras, mountain lake, glacial relief)

Kežmarok- (multiethnical town, Wooden articular church)

Pieniny- (national park, Klippen belt)

Červený kláštor- (Carthusian and Camaldulsian monastery, wooden raft)

Plaveč- (castle ruins)

Kamenica- (Klippen belt)

 

Thursday 10th May 

- 07.00 Excursion II – Flysch and National landscape, Wooden churches, Spa

Prešov- Tročany- Hervartov- Bardejov, Bardejovské Spa- Zborov- Svidník- Dukla- Hunkovce (lunch)- Bodružal, Príkra, Miroľa- Medzilaborce- Snina- Stakčín- Starina- Humenné- Brekov- Strážske- Vranov nad Topľou- Prešov


Interesting places:

Carpathian wooden path- (wooden churches, UNESCO)

Bardejov- (town historical reserve, UNESCO)

Bardejovské Spa- (spa, the open air museum)

Zborov- (castle ruins)

Dukla pass- (historical place (World War I. and II.))

Príkra- (one of the smallest villages in Slovakia)

Medzilaborce- (Andy Warhol museum of moder art)

Starina- (water reservoir)

Poloniny- (national park)

Brekov- (castle ruins)

 

Friday 11th May 

- Excursion III – Karst, volcanic, lowland landscape, Wine area Tokaj

Prešov- Košice- Turňa nad Bodvou, Zádiel- Košice- Michalovce- Vinianske lake, Zemplínska Šírava (lunch)- Morské oko- Beňatina- Veľké Kapušany- Kráľovský Chlmec- Tokaj wine area- Veľký Kamenec- Košice- Prešov

 

Interesting places:

Turninasky castle- (castle ruins, viewpoint to Slovak Karst)

Zádiel- (Zadiel canyon, Slovak Karst National park)

Vinianske lake- (summer recreation area)

Zemplínska Šírava- (summer recreation area)

Morské oko- (lake dammed by landslide, volcanic landscape)

Beňatina- (travertine, flooded stone pit)

Tokaj wine area (wine cellars)

Latorica- (potected landscape area, lowland landscape)

 

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May

- Free weekend, option to visit city of Kosiče

 

Monday 14th to Thursday 17th May

- Working in groups

 

Friday 18th May

- 09.00 Final seminar

- 19.00 Final dinner, ending of the course

 

Saturday 19th May

- Free day in Prešov

 

Sunday 20th May

- Departure to Bratislava airport at 20.05