Z7887 Environmental History

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Lukáš Dolák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Zbyněk Cincibus (assistant)
Mgr. Marek Lang, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. et Mgr. Iva Raclavská, DiS. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jarmila Burianová, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Lukáš Dolák, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Mon 16:00–16:50 Z3,02045
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z7887/01: Thu 10:00–11:50 Z5,02004, L. Dolák
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 7/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The student will gain the necessary knowledge and overview of past, current and activities in the field of environmental history. The student will learn complex and system access to environmental history, which contributes to solving the consequences of regional and global problems. Also analyzing detailed forecasts of future development problems and finding out the underlying reasons, regularity and effects of the development of interaction between humans and nature in the past.
Learning outcomes
The student will gain the necessary knowledge and overview of past, current and activities in the field of environmental history. The student will learn complex and system access to environmental history, which contributes to solving the consequences of regional and global problems. Also analyzing detailed forecasts of future development problems and finding out the underlying reasons, regularity and effects of the development of interaction between humans and nature in the past.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction into environmental history 2. Data source in environmental history 3. Environmental history of the Czech Lands 4. Historical climatology 5. A matter of climate change 6. Environmental history research at the Department of Geography 7. Milestones of environmental history
Literature
    recommended literature
  • DANIEL, Jan, Jindřich FRAJER and Pavel KLAPKA. Environmentální historie České republiky (Environmental history of the Czech Republic). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 198 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6663-2. info
    not specified
  • Encyclopedia of world environmental history. Edited by Shepard Krech - John Robert McNeill - Carolyn Merchant. New York: Routledge, 2004. xlvi, 516. ISBN 0415937337. info
  • Encyclopedia of world environmental history. Edited by Shepard Krech - John Robert McNeill - Carolyn Merchant. New York: Routledge, 2004. v s. ISBN 0415937345. info
  • Encyclopedia of world environmental history. Edited by Shepard Krech - John Robert McNeill - Carolyn Merchant. New York: Routledge, 2004. v s. ISBN 0415937353. info
  • MCNEILL, John Robert. Something new under the sun : an environmental history of the twentieth-century world. 1st ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000. xxvi, 421. ISBN 0393321835. info
  • GOJDA, Martin. Archeologie krajiny : vývoj archetypů kulturní krajiny. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2000. 238 s. ISBN 8020007806. info
  • Dealing with diversity :2nd international conference of the European society for environmental history Prague 2003 : abstract book. Edited by Leoš Jeleček. Praha: Charles University. Faculty of science. Department of social geography and regional development, 2003. 143 s. ISBN 80-86561-08-9. info
  • MANNION, A. M. Global environmental change : a natural and cultural environmental history. Essex: Longman Scientific & Technical, 1991. 404 s. ISBN 0582003512. info
  • HUGHES, J. Donald. An environmental history of the world : humankind's changing role in the community of life. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 2001. xiv, 264. ISBN 0415136180. info
  • Resources of the city : contributions to an environmental history of modern Europe. Edited by Dieter Schott - Bill Luckin - Geneviève Massard-Guilbaud. Burlington, VT.: Ashgate, 2005. xiv, 285. ISBN 0754650812. info
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Teaching methods
Theoretical lectures and tuition. Tuition is based upon papers concerning selected essays, the topics are then discussed in detail about procedures, methods and results. Students will try to apply methods, procedures of environmental history on selected topics.
Assessment methods
Regular attendance at seminaries, submitting an essay concerning with a topic of environmental history and oral presentation of a given paper is requested. Content and formal aspects of submitted essays are evaluated. Final colloquium - a discussion involving a content of theoretical lectures as well as the results of the essay.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
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