On April 15, 2021, the Department of UNESCO “Philosophy of Human Communication” and Social Sciences and Humanities together with the Center for Folklore Studies of the University of Alberta (Canada) in the framework of international cooperation held another public online lecture on “Cultural landscapes as a dispute” ». Lecturer Roman Lozynsky – a geographer with a master’s degree from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2009) and Southern Illinois State University in Edwardsville, as a Fulbright Scholar (the USA, 2017); invited lecturer of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Department of Cultural Studies; author of the book “Cultural Landscapes of Galicia: Ethics of Human Interaction with Nature” and articles in the journals Critique and Common. Areas of interest: cultural geography, urban and spatial planning, landscapes, rural geography, place-based education, development theories, and social theory
• What are cultural landscapes and what is their value?
• Conventionality of tradition and search for convincing arguments for the preservation, regulation and/or planning of cultural landscapes.
• How to achieve harmonious cultural landscapes in the fast-changing world of the XXI century. Cultural landscape as an object of spatial planning.
During the discussion, the main threats to the destruction of traditional cultural landscapes and ways to overcome them were discussed; emphasis on the problems of tourism development in quarantine conditions; the need to preserve cultural and natural heritage is emphasized.
Lapchenko Anastasiia, Assistant, Candidate of Historical Sciences.