FROM VIRGIN FORESTS TO PLOUGHLANDS
History of Anthropization of Forests in Slavonia from the Middle Ages to the Beginning of the 20th Century

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ABOUT THE PROJECT

Research project “From Virgin Forests to Ploughlands: History of Anthropisation of Forests in Slavonia from the Middle Ages to the Beginning oft he 20th Century“ (IP 2014-09-6719) is part of scientific research conducted at the Department for the History of Slavonia, Syrmia and Baranya of the Croatian Institute for History. The Project is financed by the Croatian Science Foundation in duration of four years (June 1st 2015 – June 1st 2019). Project team consists of seven scientists – five historians and two forestry experts. The objective oft his project are to determine the extent of human influence on the Slavonian forests from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the 20th century, and to determine the importance and essentiality oft his process for the modernisation of Slavonian region, especially during the period of increasing industrialisation and urbanisation int he 19th century.

News

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WORKSHOP ON THE HISTORICAL SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY FOR THE HISTORY OF FORESTS

The workshop was organized on May 21, 2018, as a joint activity of the historians and forestry experts working on...

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Lecture by Robert Skenderović at the Croatian Nobility Association

On Monday, March 26, 2018, at the quarters of the Croatian Nobility Association, at the address Teslina ulica 13/1, project...

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Presentation by Anđelko Vlašić at the Adriatic/Mediterranean Workshop

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences through its Center for comparative historical and intercultural studies and the Postgraduate doctoral...

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Presentations by project researchers at the Days of Slavonian Forests

Project researchers Robert Skenderović, Dinko Župan and Milan Vrbanus held presentations concerning the project during the Days of Slavonian Forests...

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Report on Robert Skenderović’s participation at the “Urban Society and Environmental Change in Small and Mid-size Cities, ca. 1700-1900” Conference

The specialized internet page for historians called “Kommunikation und Fachinformation für die Geschichtswissenschaften” published a report on the conference “Urban...

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Robert Skenderović’s research in Vienna in July 2017

Robert Skenderović, PhD, project leader of the research project of the Croatian Science Foundation “From Virgin Forests to Ploughlands: History...

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