Vincenc Hlavinka a jeho význam pro chorvatskou geodézii a československo-chorvatské vztahy

Title in English Vincenc Hlavinka and his Significance for Croatian Geodesy and Czechoslovak-Croatian Relations


Year of publication 2021
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Geodetický a kartografický obzor
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords agricultural engineering; civil geodesy; cooperation; Croatian; Czechoslovak-South Slavic League
Description Paper is dedicated to Vincenc Hlavinka (1862–1934), a civil engineer and geodesist, who studied in Vienna, and to his 23-year academic career in Zagreb. It presents his career as a lecturer, his projects, and his contribution to the development of geodesy and architecture in Croatia. included his scientific activities after return to Czechoslovakia. He worked in Brno as a professor of engineering, the rector, and the dean. Hlavinka participated in development of relations between Czechoslovakia and Croatia, especially in the form of his involvement in the association Czechoslovak-South Slavic League. As a chairman of the association, he organized individual and group tours to Yugoslavia, contributed to the establishment of the South-Slavic Campus in Srbská Street in Brno, and provided support for the Croatian minority in southern Moravia.
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