Author: Maja Topole

Sečovlje salt pans: heritagisation of culture or nature?

Introduction The landscape of the Sečovlje salt pans was studied through literature, films, videos, volunteer work and in-depth visits. This paper highlights the uncoordinated activity between the actors or managers of (new) nature and culture and encourage their integration. In the case of the Sečovlje salt pans, there are two main actors: the Sečovlje Salina…
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12. 05. 2023 0

One or multiple heritages? A walking seminar through Goričko and Porabje

An autumn landscape filled with falling leaves. The vast hills of Goričko merging seamlessly into Porabje. On the first day of our fourth walking seminar, an exploratory hike through Goričko and Porabje, we started along the Slovenian-Austrian-Hungarian tri-border, observing how the same historical events can be labelled and understood differently. In the light of understanding…
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14. 12. 2021 0

Gastronomy, territory and tourism – Special issue of Acta Geographica Slovenica: 61, 1 (2021)

In the year Slovenia is entitled European Gastronomic Region 2021, Anton Melik Geographical Institute ZRC SAZU published a special issue of Acta Geographica Slovenica: 61, 1 (2021), Gastronomy, territory and tourism. Special edition contributions with DOI links: Gastronomy tourism: A brief introduction(Nika Razpotnik Visković, Blaž Komac)DOI: Culinary events in the Slovenian countryside: Visitors’ motives,…
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11. 08. 2021 0

Thematic conference of International Geographic Union – Heritage Geographies: Politics, Uses and Governance of the Past

On 27 and 28 May 2021, the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy, hosted a thematic virtual regional conference of International Geographical Union entitled Heritage Geography: Policies, Use and Governance in the Past. It was scheduled to be live in 2020, but its staging was prevented by the outbreak of a COVID-19 global pandemic. Papers…
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31. 05. 2021 0

Walking seminar 2 : Southern Carinthia

The team of the research programme Heritage on the Margins set off for a walking seminar on 8 and 9 September 2020. We visited Southern Carinthia, an Austrian borderland. The peculiarity and fatality of its geographical location was presented to us by Zdravko Haderlap, a well-known local and a versatile cultural worker. He is constantly…
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22. 09. 2020 0

Terraced Landscape of the Mediterranean Plateaus

Agricultural terraces are among the most recognisable of man-made landscape elements, which mankind has built-up gradually in adapting to the natural conditions and improving the chances of survival. Terracing has facilitated cultivation, enabled intensification, reduced water and wind erosion, increased and retained soil moisture, and gained land at the same time. Terraced landscapes have been…
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18. 09. 2020 0