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Being a European black person: a case study on the role of the urban space of Prague and Paris and current challenges.
Bilembo Adja, Lourdes Peggy Armelle ; Kovářová, Linda (advisor) ; Křížová, Markéta (referee) ; György, Eszter (referee)
and Keywords "In the World through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself." - Frantz Fanon In this thesis, one of my first aims, among others, is to discuss and put in perspective the different levels of identification that can coexist and contribute to the creation of a person. I want to understand the impact and the role played by the city in one's identity-building process by studying the self-perception of visibly black people in Prague and Paris. Why did I decide to work on blackness within the European context? I decided to work on blackness for many reasons, one being that blackness as much as whiteness are social constructs. However, when whiteness has a history of multiplicity, and white people are being granted individuality, blackness, on the other hand, is often seen as an encompassing term. Black people are perceived as a monolithic social group in every sense of the word, sharing the same history and past across the globe. It is because of the peculiarity of blackness, which is seen as a factor of global identity that I wanted to study that topic within Europe. Working on blackness in Europe is working on a topic that would look like an oxymoron. Indeed, Europe is associated with whiteness, and blackness is associated with Africa. Therefore, thinking about black Europeans or...
Being a European black person: a case study on the role of the urban space of Prague and Paris and current challenges.
Bilembo Adja, Lourdes Peggy Armelle ; Kovářová, Linda (advisor) ; Křížová, Markéta (referee) ; György, Eszter (referee)
and Keywords "In the World through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself." - Frantz Fanon In this thesis, one of my first aims, among others, is to discuss and put in perspective the different levels of identification that can coexist and contribute to the creation of a person. I want to understand the impact and the role played by the city in one's identity-building process by studying the self-perception of visibly black people in Prague and Paris. Why did I decide to work on blackness within the European context? I decided to work on blackness for many reasons, one being that blackness as much as whiteness are social constructs. However, when whiteness has a history of multiplicity, and white people are being granted individuality, blackness, on the other hand, is often seen as an encompassing term. Black people are perceived as a monolithic social group in every sense of the word, sharing the same history and past across the globe. It is because of the peculiarity of blackness, which is seen as a factor of global identity that I wanted to study that topic within Europe. Working on blackness in Europe is working on a topic that would look like an oxymoron. Indeed, Europe is associated with whiteness, and blackness is associated with Africa. Therefore, thinking about black Europeans or...
Uzupis (Vilnius) and Kalamaja (Tallinn): " Cultural quarters" and the post-Soviet urban space transformation in Baltic states.
Pestova, Anna Aleksandrovna ; Klusáková, Luďa (advisor) ; Tumis, Stanislav (referee) ; Kovářová, Linda (referee)
The collapse of USSR in 1991 became a starting point for many deep changes in Eastern and Central Europe. These changes affected not only politics, but all spheres of life. Urban development reflected it as well. The post-Soviet urban transformation is a specific chapter in history of the cities. In our work we will focus on the influence of cultural activities on districts' development with examples of Užupis in Vilnius and Kalamaja in Tallinn. Today both of these districts are known because of their artistic image and quick development. At the same time, these two capitals of Baltic states are registered on UNESCO World heritage list and Užupis and Kalamaja are parts of the protected areas. To support the balance between preservation of the historical heritage and modern development is an important issue for both of them. We will consider the influence of cultural activities on district's development and distinctive features of these processes in cases of Užupis and Kalamaja. Key words: urban transformation, urban development, Cultural quarters, urban districts, cultural heritage, post-Soviet, Baltic states Абстракт Распад СССР в 1991 стал отправной точкой для множества глубоких изменений в Восточной и Центральной Европе. Изменения затронули не только политику, но и все сферы жизни, также они...
Unesco World Heritage Sites: Ways of Presenting & and Interpreting the Pas. As seen in: Kutná Hora, Hiroshima Villa Romana del Casale
Kovářová, Linda ; Klusáková, Luďa (advisor) ; Uherek, Zdeněk (referee) ; Sonkoly, Gábor (referee)
This thesis deals with a specific group of historical sites called World Heritage, which are registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It characterizes the basic elements of the UNESCO World Heritage idea as a cultural and social process, which engages in acts of remembering that work to create ways to understand, present and interpret the past within the present social frameworks. The thesis brings to the attention a range of viewpoints about the nature of heritage in general and the UNESCO World Heritage in specific that have emerged in the relatively new area of academic interdisciplinary heritage studies. For the purposes of exploring different aspects of the World Heritage phenomenon, following themes of heritage discourse have been developed: remembering and making public use of the past, the UNESCO approach and the ways of presenting and interpreting the past. In order to give a sense of what World Heritage looks like on the ground this thesis details some aspects of three different World Heritage sites. To study such matters in the physical world a strategy of undertaking case studies of three specific UNESCO sites and employing the methods of direct observation and a fieldwork were chosen. Closer examinations of the Czech medieval town of Kutná Hora, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park...
Places of memory and cultural heritage. On the example of Kutná Hora
Kovářová, Linda ; Randák, Jan (referee) ; Klusáková, Luďa (advisor)
At the beginning of the research there was an interest in the monuments, above all in the monuments registered on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. In my thesis the monuments are perceived as places of memory. According to Pierre Nora places of memory are the places where the sources of our collective memory are grounded, concreted and expressed. The study of places of memory lies on the diffusion of two levels - the first states a certain tradition of memory, the other one describes them in the terms of historiographical documents. Therefore there is introduced also the matter of the monument preservation. As an example of examining the issues in field a strategy of designing a case study of a selected place of memory was chosen. A closer examination of the Czech town of Kutná Hora allows for a more detailed look at the processes through which the meaning attributed to World Heritage takes shape. A case study of Kutná Hora sheds light on the interpretation of World Heritage in the context of a small town and on the problem of the construction of the memory of the place. In 1995, Kutná Hora was picked for the World Heritage List, and thus by definition became a part of a heritage of "outstanding universal value and interest". In the nomination document the emphasis was especially put on the interpretation...

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