Projects & Grants

Internal Grant Competition DGC
START-UP grant

Place Names as a Significant Component of Cultural Heritage and an Important Source of Local, Regional, and National Identity. Preparing Guidelines for the Preservation of Place Names.
Project IdMK-DF11P01OVV022
Main solverdoc. Mgr. Jaroslav David, Ph.D.
Period1/2011 - 12/2014
ProviderVeřejné zakázky
AnotationThe goal of thisproject is to contribute to the preservation of place names as a significant componentof cultural heritage and an important source of local, regional, and national identity.The means to this goal include the preparation of certified guidelines for thepreservation and presentation of place names to be used by town and villagesauthorities and other institutions (schools, museums, libraries, archives,etc.), the preparation of exhibitions for the wide public and the preparationof maps and cartographic guidelines for place names. Further outputs of thisproject include a book and several articles and conference papers. The projectwill be carried out in selected towns and villages, using qualitative as wellas quantitative research methods and in cooperation with local social actors.