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 of Anthropization of Forests of Slavonia from the Middle Ages to the Beginning of the 20the Century”, visited Vienna to do research in the Austrian State Archives (Österreichisches Staatsarchiv). His research was focused on the archival fond Hoffinanz Ungarn for the period between the years 1712-1714.

The aim of this research was to locate archival material relevant to the needs of the mentioned project. During his archival research, the project researcher found valuable material that will be used for the production of scientific articles concerning the history of Slavonian forests in the 18th centuries.

More information on the mentioned archive can be found at this link: http://www.oesta.gv.at/

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