This research effort began in 2010 as a joint effort between faculty in the Center for Heritage and Society at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), and members of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, at the University of Life Sciences (CULS), Prague.  Founding faculty Elizabeth Brabec (UMass Amherst) and Kristina Janeckova (CULS) have been joined by many other faculty and students in the ensuing years:

Affiliated Faculty

Vlada Janeckova

Vratislava Janovska

Morna Livingston (University of Philadelphia, Department of Art History, emeritus)

Lukas Prospicil

Joseph Vlasek



PhD candidate Sage Sluter (CULS)

PhD candidate Sean O’Donnell (UMass)

Master of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning