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Transformations of the symbolic layer of the landscape: analysis of minor place names and local names in old maps of the city of Jičín and its surroundings
Dařílek, Petr ; Chromý, Pavel (advisor) ; Šantrůčková, Markéta (referee)
Diploma thesis is focusing on local place names and minor place names in the landscape as part of landscape memory. The landscape consists of many layers, one of which is also symbolic layer. This layer is also created by toponyms, they have the power to affect us in how we perceive the landscape, and also carry valuable information about culture and history. The aim of this thesis is to analyse place names and minor place names in historical maps of Jičín and the surrounding area. This thesis will try to determine which local place names are steady parts of the Jičín landscape, if and how place names change thorough time, and whether there can be registered a disappearance of minor place names and local place names.
Geopolitics of non-sovereign entities
Dařílek, Petr ; Riegl, Martin (advisor) ; Kofroň, Jan (referee)
This bachelor thesis deals with the topic of non-self-governing territories in a geopolitical aspect. Non-self-governing territories are such which can be found on a specific list created and administered by the United Nations and are considered to be the last remaining official colonies. The list consists of 17 different territories which vary in geographical location, population, size, climate, administrator country, but also political system or administration. Among the best known of these territories are Gibraltar, Western Sahara or the Falkland Islands, but most of the non-self-governing territories are islands in the Caribbean or in the Pacific. A long-term vision of the United Nations is to decolonize all of these territories. This study sets as its goal to explain and also analyze the geopolitical importance of each territory, and its position to the decolonization efforts of the United Nations.

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