Václav Cílek: Sacred Landscape
Václav Cílek presented his thoughts on the relationship between the past and the current situation of the Ore Mountains landscape. His field lecture included a walk to an ancient sanctuary-today an archaeological site, located in the hills above the Jezeří Chateau.
The lecture is open to public and was held in Czech.
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Václav Cílek is a Czech geologist, climatologist, writer, philosopher, and popularizer of science who combines a knowledge of the humanities with natural science. He is the author of around 400 scientific articles and several books, including the award-winning Inscapes and Landscapes and Makom Book of Places.
Into the Abyss of the Lignite Clouds
The focus of the expedition and workshops in the landscape around the Most Basin is on current changes in the heavily industrialized landscape, especially with regard to the loss of historical continuity, the transfers of geological layers and social structures, and current discussions about the abolition of territorial limits, as well as the potential for further degradation and exploitation of the landscape by extensive open cast mining.
Recollection of the Jezeří (Eisenberg) Arboretum
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