ETBB129 Human and a wood

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
PhDr. Václav Michalička, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Chovancová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Daniel Drápala, Ph.D.
Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
each odd Wednesday 12:00–15:40 J31
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course introduces students to the phenomenon of the forest, the ways in which it is used economically by people and its functions of the forest in the culture of the overlap of the human community.
Learning outcomes
Having completed the course students will be able to describe the ways of cultural utilization of forests and cultural treatment of forests in the territory of the Czech lands from the past to the present They will be able to identify and evaluate the basic ethnological literature dealing with this topic.
  • Ethnological and historical definition of the relationship of people to the forest ecosystem from the Middle Ages up to the present in the territory of central Europe, with emphasis on the Czech lands. The ways of use of forest space and participation of specific social groups in various existential dependencies.
  • KLVAČ, Pavel. Člověk a les (Man and Forest). In KLVAČ, Pavel. Člověk a les. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006. p. 5-7, 80 pp. ISBN 80-210-4202-8. info
  • DIMOPOULOS, Panayotis, Erwin BERGMEIER, Milan CHYTRÝ, John RODWELL, Joop SCHAMINÉE and Karle SÝKORA. European oak woodlands: past, present and future. Botanika Chronika. Patra, 2005, vol. 18, No 1, p. 1-316. ISSN 0253-6064. info
  • WOITSCH, Jiří. Zapomenutá potaš : drasláři a draslářství v 18. a 19. století. Vyd. 1. Praha: Etnologický ústav Akademie věd České republiky, 2003. 305 s. ISBN 8085010534. info
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