Pavel Chromý

Pavel Chromý
Charles University in Prague | CUNI · Department of Social Geography and Regional Development

RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.

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Introduction
Pavel Chromý currently works at the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University in Prague. Their current project is 'Historical Geography Research Centre'.
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January 2000 - present
Charles University in Prague
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  • Professor (Associate)
January 2000 - present
Charles University in Prague
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (76)
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The article examines the effects of the social networks of a range of actors on the local development of municipalities located in Czech peripheral border regions. Its main goals are to shed light on and understand the role of social interactions in the development activities of individual municipalities in border-region peripheries and reveal the...
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Support for regional production along with its certification and labelling can be understood more broadly as regional development initiatives. Accordingly, the declared objectives of many certification schemes include environmental, economic, social, and cultural aspects. However, to bring benefits for the region, a certification scheme must be use...
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The paper aims to analyze the “soft” factors of local development and to understand the nature of the socio-economic differences between municipalities in an inner periphery in Bohemia. The partial goals are to explain which internal conditions are conductive to the formation of these ties of cooperation, to reveal which power structures are involv...
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The article deals with an issue of conception and evaluation a social capital on example of peripheral regions in Czechia. Social capital is considered here as a personal ability to get along in a community and to contribute to a development of civil society by personal activity. This conception includes both individual both network aspects of the...
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Šantrůčková, M., Kučera, Z., Chromý, P.: Peripheral Cultural landscapes: Their Preservation and Regional Distribution in Czechia. Životné prostredie, 2018, 52, 4, p. 228-232. This paper analyses the historical cultural landscapes in Czechia and their preservation and regional distribution. The regional distribution of existing and proposed landscap...
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JELEN, J., CHROMÝ, P. (2018): Krušnohoří jako součást světového dědictví UNESCO? [Ore Mountains as a part of UNESCO World Heritage?] Geografické rozhledy 27(5), 30–33. The most significant area of mining heritage in Czechia are the Ore Mountains. In the local mining landscape, it is possible to find traces of medieval silver mining or remains after...
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Who governs the global system? The global system is determined and created by relationships of a different character, both in the natural and social spheres. While natural global systems are subject to more gradual change over time and are researched relatively sufficiently, social global systems are evolving more dynamically, and are therefore inc...
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The aim in the article is to conceptualize the general foundations of research on the importance of regional symbolism in the process of region and regional identity formation. The article is founded on a critical analysis of works pertaining not only to the field of the new regional geography, but also to the field of regional marketing and/or bra...
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Semian, Michal, Chromý, Pavel & Kučera, Zdeněk (2016): Name as a regional brand: The case of Local Action Groups in Czechia. Journal of Language and Politics 15 (5). [in print] The article addresses the denominations of Local Action Groups (LAGs) in Czechia, contributing to the academic debate about the relationship between the formation of region...
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The article focuses on geoparks as areas with a specific form of local heritage protection. It contributes to a research into two interconnected fields: firstly, the research into local people's participation in local development; secondly, the research into tourism sustainability. Discussion of foreign publications reveals that in the context of C...
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Place and brand: place branding and problems of its conceptualisation – Along with goods and services, marketing practices are being increasingly applied also to places. By means of one of these techniques (place branding), places are made visible, their images are improved and identities enhanced in order to attract tourists, investors and inhabit...
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Always in flux, landscapes are never stabile. Mobilities of various objects and subjects are either inherent part or directly and indirectly contribute to these continual transformations. During the 20th century Czech landscapes have witnessed several transformations induced by political, cultural, economic and societal development. Thus the aim of...
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www.historickageografie.cz/en Trends in recent research are marked by interdisciplinarity and growing cooperation between humanities, social and natural sciences. The Historical Geography Research Centre, founded in 2012, represents these trends. It strives to further deepen cooperation in the field of historical geography between different institu...
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This article presents the concept of social metabolism and highlights its use for the analysis of the development of agriculture in Czechia. Similar to the general discipline of geography, social metabolism investigates the interactions between people and nature throughout time and space. In this article, we apply social metabolism methods, such as...
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Kłodzko represented and still represents a specific historical region within Central Europe. It is a region that documents an extraordinarily complicated history of this area. In the past, Kłodzko extended over territories of various states and countries. Kłodzko was and still is a borderland and in many respects also a peripheral area. Nevertheles...
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KAŠKOVÁ, M., CHROMÝ, P. (2014): Regional product labelling as part of the region formation process. The case of Czechia. AUC Geographica, 49, 2, 87–98. – Regional product labelling can be described as a part of 'alternative food networks' since both of them share the idea of 're-connecting' spatially and socially separated production and consumptio...
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ŠIFTA, M., CHROMÝ, P. (2014): Symboly a identita regionu: analýza vnímání přírodních symbolů oblastí s intenzivně přeměněnou krajinou v Česku. [Symbols and identity of a region: analysis of perception of natural symbols in areas with profoundly changed landscape in Czechia] Geografický časopis, 66, 4, 401–415 ISSN 1335-1257 This paper deals with th...
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Semian, M. & Chromý, P. 2014. Regional identity as a driver or a barrier in the process of regional development: A comparison of selected European experience. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift – Norwegian Journal of Geography Vol. 68, No. 5, pp 263-270. The article contributes to the ‘new’ European regionalism by discussing the role that regional identi...
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CHROMÝ, P., SEMIAN, M., KUČERA, Z. (2014): Regional Awareness and Regional Identity in Czechia: Case Study of the Bohemian Paradise. Geografie, 119, No. 3, pp. 259–277. – Since 1980s, we can observe a changing paradigm within the approaches towards regions which understand and deconstruct the “region” as a social process. Instead of understanding t...
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The paper focuses on the relationship between social capital and local socio-economic development in the case of Czech peripheries. First, based on individual-level survey data, it examines relationships among various indicators of social capital encompassing three common dimensions: social networks, trust and civic norms and values. The results (c...
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The contribution presents existing results of the Czech historic-geographical research, the current state of scientific discipline, and also challenges that is the Czech historical geography facing. It deals with development of thematic orientation of historic-geographical research in course of the 20th century, introduces leading persons of indivi...
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ŠTYCH, P., BIČÍK, I., CHROMÝ, P., BLÁHA, J.D. (2012): Case Study Areas Košťálkov, Klein Taxen: Change of Land Use Patterns 1823–2003. In: Bičík, I., Himiyama, Y., Feranec, J., Štych, P. (eds.): Land Use/Cover Changes in Selected Regions in the World. Vol. VII, IGU Commission on LUCC, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Prague, s. 13–1...
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This article seeks to contribute to discussion concerning the concept of countryside in geographical sciences. In the first section it discusses selected approaches for assessing rural areas and presents key stimulants from the new regional and cultural geography (rural areas as a socio-spatial process and as living space). The second section prese...
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CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., MARADA, M., HAVLÍČEK, T. (2011): Rural Areas – Living Space: Regional Differences in the Perceptions of Representatives of Rural Municipalities in Czechia Regarding Rural Areas. Geografie,116, No.1, pp. 23–45. – This article seeks to contribute to discussion concerning the concept of countryside in geographical sciences. In...
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Serious problems are becoming evident after 20 years of liberalization concerning the development of Czech military training areas (MT As) and, in particular in their neighbouring zones. An important task is to devise procedures that emphasize essential conditions for the successful spatial and social integration of these marginal areas in the Czec...
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This article assesses and compares Land Use changes in eastern regions of Europe: East Central Europe (ECE ) and South East Europe (SEE ). This part of the continent has to a certain extent common historical experience: multinational empires, ethic nationalism, peripheral position to markets and the communist experiment within 1940s–1980s. All thes...
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The article develops general theoretical discussion on researches on second housing as well as concepts of the new regional, new cultural and behavioral geographies. The major focus is given on theoretical and methodological background of the process of formation of regional identity and identity of regions in the areas with considerable concentrat...
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RAŠÍN, R., CHROMÝ, P. (2010): Land Use and Land Cover Development Along the Czech-Austrian Boundary. In: Bičík, I., Himiyama, Y., Feranec, J. (eds): Land Use/Cover Change in Selected Regions in the World. Vol. V, Part VII, Issued by IGU Commission on LUCC. IGU-LUCC Research Reports. Institute of Geography, Hokkaido University of Education, Asahikaw...
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CHROMÝ, P., SKÁLA, J. (2010): Kulturněgeografické aspekty rozvoje příraničních periferií: analýza vybraných složek územní identity obyvatelstva Sušicka. Geografie, 115, 2, pp. 223–246. ISSN 1212-0014 – Among consequences of the new regional geography, marginality is not perceived as only the economic phenomenon. This article focuses on the socio-cu...
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JANČÁK, V., CHROMÝ, P., MARADA, M., HAVLÍČEK, T., VONDRÁČKOVÁ, P. (2010): Social capital as a factor in the development of peripheral areas: an analysis of selected components of social capital in Czechia’s typologically different peripheries. Geografie, 115, No. 2, pp. 207–222. – This article explores regional differences in the social capital of...
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SEIDL, T., CHROMÝ, P. (2010): Problems concerning the integration of marginal regions into the regional system: the case of the Boletice Military Training Area. Geografie, 115, No. 1, pp. 44–63. – The study should further discussion concerning the problems of military areas, as a type of periphery with strong natural potential. The primary goal is...
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CHROMÝ, P., SKÁLA, J. (2010): Cultural-geographical aspects in the develop-ment of borderland peripheries: an analysis of selected elements of territo-rial identity among residents of the Sušicko region. Geografie, 115, No. 2, pp. 223–246. – Among consequences of the new regional geography, marginality is not perceived as only the economic phenomen...
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Among consequences of the new regional geography, marginality is not perceived as only the economic phenomenon. This article focuses on the socio-cultural dimension of marginality, using the concept of regional identity in a periphery, specifically in SuŠice near Czechia's borderlands. This means that both the consciousness of inhabitants in the re...
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This article explores regional differences in the social capital of peripheral areas in Czechia. Its objective is to make a general contribution to studies of social and human capital and to the clarification of the role of such capital in the polarisation of space. Specifically, the article builds on previous quantitative analyses of differences i...
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CHROMÝ, P., KUČEROVÁ, S., KUČERA, Z. (2009): Regional identity, contemporary and historical regions and the issue of relict borders – the case of Czechia. In: Heffner, K. (ed.): Historical Regions Divided By the Borders: Cultural Heritage and Multicultural Cities. Regions and Regionalism, 9, 2. Państwowy Instytut Naukowy – Instytut Śląski w Opolu,...
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Učebnice je určena především studentům a všem zájemcům i odborníkům z řad sociálních geografů, sociologů a regionalistů. Podává přehled o sociokulturním, kulturně-historickém a přírodním rozvojovém potenciálu České republiky a o jeho využitelnosti do budoucna. Značná pozornost je věnována jak územnímu rozložení sociálních a kulturně-geografických j...
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KUČERA, Z., KUČEROVÁ-KULDOVÁ, S., CHROMÝ, P. (2008): Landscape heritage between areal preservation and areal development – the case of Czechia. Geographia Polonica, 81, 2, s. 5–23. ISSN 0016–7282 – In line with recent developments, landscape is not only the object of scientific studies, but is also being included in planning policy and practice. In...
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HAVLÍČEK, T., CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., MARADA, M. (2008): Innere und äußere Peripherie am Beispiel Tschechiens. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft, 150, pp. 299–316. ISSN 0029-9138 – The contribution presents selected results of research on spatial polarization in Czechia and intends to ascertain that spatial development i...
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JANČÁK, V., HAVLÍČEK, T., CHROMÝ, P., MARADA, M. (2008): Regional Differentiation of Selected Conditions for the Development of Human and Social Capital in Czechia. Geografie, 113, 3, pp. 269–284. ISSN 1212-0014 – This article addresses the analysis of theoretical and methodological concepts of the quality of human and social capital and their rela...
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JELEČEK, L., CHROMÝ, P., MARTÍNEK, J. (2006): Vývoj geografie na Univerzitě Karlově v kontextu české geografie od poloviny 19. století. Geografie, 111, 4, s. 343–367. ISSN 1212-0014 – The article informs readers of the monothematic issue of Geografie journal devoted to the 150th anniversary of geography at Charles University in Prague about histori...
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CHROMÝ, P. (2004): Historickogeografický pohled na české pohraničí. In: Jeřábek, M., Dokoupil, J., Havlíček, T. a kol.: České pohraničí – bariéra nebo prostor zprostředkování? Academia, Praha, s. 33–44. ISBN 80-200-1051-3
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The article informs about the extension of the space polarisation research in Czechia - the approaches of "new" regional geography i.e. of cultural-historical, historic-geographical and politics dimensions and suitability of the combination of extensive and intensive research forms. The author also pays attention to the dichotomy of the consequence...
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CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., WINKLEROVÁ, J. (2003): Land use changes in the peripheral regions of Czechia. AUC Geographica, 38, 1, pp. 95–103. ISBN 80-246-0981-9, ISSN 0300-5402 – The contribution deals with the analysis of land use development in the peripheral, borderline territory of South Bohemia. The analysis of the development of land structure ha...
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BIČÍK, I., JELEČEK, L., CHROMÝ, P., KUPKOVÁ, L., ŠEFRNA, L. (2002): Comparison of land use changes in and outside biosphere reserves in Czechia. In: Himiyama, Y., Hwang, M., Ichinose, T. (eds.): Land Use Changes in Comparative Perspective. Chapter 19. Oxford & IBH Publishing, New Delhi, s. 249–258. ISBN-10: 1-57808-213-7, ISBN-13: 978-1-57808-213-1...
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BIČÍK, I., JELEČEK, L., CHROMÝ, P., KUPKOVÁ, L., ŠEFRNA, L. (2002): Comparison of land use changes in and outside biosphere reserves in Czechia. In: Himiyama, Y., Hwang, M., Ichinose, T. (eds.): Land Use Changes in Comparative Perspective. Chapter 19. Oxford & IBH Publishing, New Delhi, s. 249–258. ISBN-10: 1-57808-213-7, ISBN-13: 978-1-57808-213-1
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BIČÍK, I., CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., JELEČEK, L., KUPKOVÁ, L., ŠTĚPÁNEK, V., WINKLEROVÁ, J. (2001): Land Use/Land Cover Changes in Czechia over the past 150 Years – An Overview. In: Himiyama, Y., Mather, A., Bičík, I., Milanova, E.V. (eds): Land Use/Cover Change in Selected Regions in the World. Vol. I, Part IV, Issued by IGU SG LUCC. IGU-LUCC Resear...
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HAVLÍČEK, T., CHROMÝ, P. (2001): Příspěvek k teorii polarizovaného vývoje území se zaměřením na periferní oblasti. Geografie, 106, 1, pp. 1–11. ISSN 1212-0014 – The article makes a survey of aspects for evaluation of a periphery in geographic sciences. The definition of the terms "periphery" and "marginality" is discussed. An attention is paid to e...
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The article deals with alternative possibilities of delimitation of border territories in Czechia from historical-geographical and cultural-geographical points of view and with the indispensable usage of historical analysis of territory in geographical analysis of territory. An attention is paid to suggestions of a possible orientation of regional...
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"Konference se pořádá v rámci řešení výzkumného záměru Geografické systémy a rizikové procesy v kontextu globálních změn a evropské integrace (UK v Praze, PřF, Geografická sekce)"--Tiráž 300 výt.

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Geografické rozhledy [Geographical Perspectives] - peer-reviewed journal for all geographers - teachers, university students, and geography fans, and also anyone interested in current global issues. The journal presents current topics expertly and objectively, expert topics popularly. It supports lifelong learning.
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This project supported from Technological Agency is based on collaboration with Ministry for Regional development. The main goal is to define nonmetropolitan regions, its current problems and instruments for supporting their development. Project represented a part of more broadly defined Strategy for regional Development 2021+, which is guaranteed at the Ministery for Regional Development.