Conference 2017

Confirmed talks & presenters:

Welcome Addresses

Zdeněk Adamec
Deputy Minister of Agriculture

Naděžda Goryczková
General Director of the National Heritage Institute, Prague, Czech Republic

Introductory talk

Jiří Machek
Director of the National Stud at Kladruby nad Labem, Czech Republic

UNESCO Cultural landscapes (video message)

Dr. Mechtild Rössler
Director of the Division for Heritage & UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Cultural Landscapes in the Czech Republic in the World Heritage Agenda Context

Věra Kučová
Architect, National Heritage Institute, Prague, Czech Republic

Landscape of the Kladruby nad Labem Imperial Stud in the Light of Archive Sources

Assoc. Prof. Ivana Ebelová
Deputy Head of the Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Dr. Martin Ebel
Director of the Museum of Architecture and Construction at National Technical Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

Social Elites and Rural Landscape in the History and Today

Prof. Lothar Höbelt
Department of Modern History, University of Vienna, Austria

Landscape Changes in the Context of the History of Garden Art

Zdeněk Novák
Director of the Office of the Ministry, Ministry of Culture, Prague, Czech Republic

Preserving Cultural Landscapes Shaped by Centuries of Horse Breeding

Alexandra Lotz
Horses & Heritage, agency for equestrian heritage / Cultural Heritage Centre, Brandenburg University of
Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany

Specific Care of the Landscape Conservation Zone

Assoc. Prof. Alena Salašová
Department of Landscape Planning at Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Kladruber horses in The Royal Stables

Per Stangby Thuesen
Crown Equerry of The Royal Stables in Denmark

Horses, People, Landscape: Cultural Heritage of a Living Relationship in the Oldest Stud in the World

Tomáš Jiránek
Landscape architect and urban planner, author of the Management Plan of the National Stud, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Kladruby nad Labem in the Time of the Pernštejns

Dr. Vítězslav Prchal
Historian, Faculty of Arts, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic

Historical GIS of Old Sofia - Landscape Changes and Cultural Heritage

Assoc. Prof. Vanya Stamenova, Chief Assist. Prof. Stefan Stamenov
Department of Remote Sensing and GIS, Space Research and Technology Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Unique Natural Values of the Kladruby nad Labem Stud Area

Vlastimil Peřina
Regional Director for East Bohemia, Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic

Equestrian Trails and Their Role in the Protection of Historic Cultural Landscape

Dr. Eva Žallmannová
Landscape Architect, Department of Landscape Planning at Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Time schedule:

Thursday, 25th May:



9: 00–12:30

Conference opening; Sessions 1 & 2




Session 3


Klaruby nad Labem site excursion


Dinner & social event

Friday, 26th May:



9:30 – 12:30

Sessions 4 & 5


Concluding remarks & perspectives


Lunch; Closing of the conference


Tour of the Kladruby nad Labem stables

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