1. Third International Conference
Title: Eco-history of the Triplex Confinium (c. 1500-1800).
Place: Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zadar, Zadar (Croatia)
Time: 03-07. 05. 2000.
P R O G R A M
12.00 Departure from Zagreb by bus
Excursion: two hours at the Plitvice Lakes
19.00 Arrival to Zadar (Hotel “Kolovare”)
21.00 Official Opening of the Conference & Reception
Pavao Mikić, Prof. Dr., Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Letters in Zadar.
Drago Roksandić, Prof. Dr.
Introductory Speech on Major Objectives of the Zadar Conference.
Thursday, May 4, 2000
9.00 First Session:
Zrinka Blažević, B.A. “Miserrima facies Croatiae:” Perception of the Natural Environment of the Triple Border in the Poem “Plorantis Croatiae seculae duo” by Pavao Ritter Vitezović
Larry Wolff, Prof. Dr. Chestnut Trees and Enlightened Ecology in Venetian Dalmatia: Alberto Fortis before the Economic Society of Split.
Eva Faber, Dr. Perceptions of Nature in the Military Border based on German Descriptions in the Early Modern Period
Željko Holjevac, B.A. People and Water on the Triplex Confinium: Environmental Observations by Vukasović and Hacquet in Lika and Krbava in the Second Half of the 18th Century
Stefan Halikowski Smith, M.A. The Discovery of the Plitvice Lakes
10.30 First Session: Continuation
Snježana Šušnjara, M.A. Bosnian Franciscan Sources on Natural Disasters in the 18th Century
Damir Magaš, Prof. Dr. Geographic Determinants in the Conception of Matea Pagano’s Map “Tvto el Cótado. di. -Zara et Sebenicho-“ (Venice, c. 1530)
Josip Faričić, B.A. The Triplex Confinium on Mercator’s Map From the End of the 16th Century
Dubravka Mlinarić, M.A. A Comparative Analysis of the Toponyms of the Triplex Confinium in the Literature and Cartographic Sources of the Early Modern Period
13.00 Lunch Break
15.00 Visit to the Zadar Archives hosted by the Director Prof. Marko Ražov
16.30 Second Session:
Marko Šarić, B.A. The Turkish Wars and the Changing Realities of the Lika & Krbava Ecosystem (15th-16th Centuries)
Željka Šiljković, Ass. Prof. Dr. Anthropo-geographic Analysis of Migrations in the Triplex Confinium Area with an Emphasis on the Lika Region from the 16th until the 18th Century
Snježana Buzov, M.A. Environmental Aspects of Demographic Changes in the Triplex Confinium Area in the 16th Century Related to the Ottoman Expansion
Ramiza Smajić-Ibrahimović, M.A. Demographic and Environmental Issues in the Sources of Ottoman Provenance
Nenad Moačanin, Prof. Dr. Using the Ottoman Version of a Text on Border Delimitation with the Austrian Empire from 1792/95 for Eco-historical Purposes
18.45 End of the Second Session
Evening Walk Around Zadar guided by
Prof. Dr. Pavao Vežić, art historian (optional)
Friday, May 5, 2000
8.00 Field Trip
Route: Zadar - Benkovac - Drniš - Mirilović - Drniš - Knin (Triplex Confinium) - Obrovac - Starigrad - Zadar
Third Session (Franciscan Monastery Visovac):
Samuel Willcocks, B.A. The Turkish Administration of Silver Mines in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Were the Christian Powers Attempting to Reclaim their Right to Mine Silver in the Triplex Confinium?
Šime Pilić, Prof. Dr. A Social Eco-history of Localities Along the Krka River (c. 1500-1800) in Contemporary Travelogues. (Paper will be submitted in advance)
Jelka Vince-Pallua, M.A. Eco-history of the Morlachian Way of Life in the Second Half of the 18h Century and the First Half of the 19th Century
Elisabetta Novello, Dr. Venetian Reclamation Works in the Dalmatian Borderlands in the 18th Century
Ivan Jurišić, Dr. Food and Beverages in the Karlovac Generalate in the 18th Century
Return to Zadar in the early evening & dinner in the hotel “Kolovare”
Saturday, May 6, 2000
9.00 Fourth Session:
Borna Fürst-Bjeliš, Assis. Prof. Dr. - Giovanni D’Alessio, M.A. - Olga Diklić, B.A. The Venetian Cadastre in Dalmatia and the Eco-historical Evaluation of the Triplex Confinium in the 18th Century.
Mirela Slukan, Dr. Comparative Analysis of Rural Settlements in Venetian and Habsburgs Krajinas
Anna-Maria Grünfelder, Dr. Senj’s Natural Resources and Habsburg-Venetian Conflicts of Economic Interests (16th-18th Centuries)
Nataša Štefanec, M.A. The Wood Trade in the Triplex Confinium or How to Procure Cash from the Senj Woodlands (c. 1600-1630)?
Karl Kaser, Prof. Dr. An Ecological Catastrophe in the Habsburg Maritime Military Borderlands: the Demographic, Economic and Social Roots of the Karst (First Half of the 18th Century)
11.15 Fourth Session: Continuation
Ivan Mimica, Prof. Dr. Environmental Motives in Early Modern Southern Croatian Oral Epics
(Paper will be submitted in advance)
Živko Bjelanović, Prof. Dr. The Anthroponomy of the Triple Border Area as Inspired by the Natural Environment in the 17th and 18th Centuries (Paper will be submitted in advance)
Pamela Ballinger, Prof. Dr. The Ruins of the Past: Symbolic Boundary Construction in the Triplex Confinium
Valentina Gulin-Zrnić, M.A. People and Multiple Natures
Sanja Lazanin, B.A. The “Natural History” of the Triplex Confinium Area in the Works of B. Hacquet
Hrvoje Petrić, B.A. Environmental Micro-History of a Multiple Borderland: Podravina’s Torčec in the Second Half of the 18th Century
Attila Furstand, M.A. A Comparative Analysis of Landscape Protection in Western Hungary with an Emphasis on Land-use and Rural Settlement Structure
13.30 Lunch Break
15.00 Departure for Ugljan
19.30 Return to Zadar
20.30 Dinner in the Old City
Sunday, May 7, 2000
7.00 Departure for Bihać
9.30 Arrival to Bihać & Closing session in Bihać
Arrival to Zagreb around 15.00
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