Course: Historic monuments, Law and Economics

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Course title Historic monuments, Law and Economics
Course code KHI/0102
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Honys Vít, PhDr.
Course content
First indications of relations to works of the past ( until the 18th century). Formation of deliberate attempts to preserve monuments in favour of national idea in the beginning of the 19th century. Personality of E. E. Violleta le Duc and puristic concept of monumentś restoration. Formation and functioning of CK Central Comission Theoretical concepts of G. Dehius, A. Riedl, B. Ebhart. Max Dvořák, reform of the Central Comission and development of conservation care until the First World War Conservation after the foundation of the First Czechoslovak republic - disillusionment from captivation by Riegl Conservation in the period after the Second World War ( National cult, comission, persecution of V.Wagner) until the end of the 50ś of the 20th century. First Czech conservation law, Chart of Venice, and development o conservation in the 60-70ś of the 20th c. North - Bohemian region and a sad destiny of its conservation fund in the period of " building of socialism" ( problems of mining areas). Conservation law No. 20/87 as ammended by act I Conservation law No. 20/87 as ammended by act II and grant resources for restoration of historical monuments Conservation in France and Great Britain, international treaties Conservation in Germany, Austria, Slovakia

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
Introduction into the development of conservation from the first demonstrations of respect towards historical work and work of art of the past to up-to-day situation. Characteristics of the current conservation legislation in the Czech republic comparing to the systems of conservation care in selected European countries. Economic and grant stimulation of the owners of historical monuments. Presentation of current problems in this area.
Theoretical competence and familiarity with development of conservation. Knowledge of the key personalities in the discipline. Understanding to basic principles of our current conservation legislation including ability to compare it with the similar practice in selected European countries.
History of Art

Assessment methods and criteria
Good attendance and continual task fulfillment.
Recommended literature
  • DVOŘÁK MAX. Katechismus památkové péče. Praha, 2004.
  • Henrieta Žažová. Velká vojna a ochrana pamiatok; Monument revue III, 2014/1, s. 2 - 7.. 2014.
  • RIEGL ALOIS. Moderní památková péče. Praha, 2004.
  • VINTER VLASTIMIL. Úvod do dějin a teorie památkové péče I. Praha, 1971.
  • WAGNER VÁCLAV. Umělecké dílo minulosti a jeho ochrana. Praha, 2006.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Cultural and Historical Regional Studies (A8) History courses 3 Winter