Director
Head of the Department for Regional Geography

Phone:
+386 1 470 63 60
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Research interests

Research fields
regional geography, geographical typification and regionalization, geographic information systems, digital thematic cartography, geographical names

Other activities
national coordinator for geography of Slovenian Research Agency
member of the Science Council of AMGI SRC SASA
member of  theCommission for the Standardization of Geographical Names of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia
member of the Comission on Geographical Terminology of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia
editor of the Geografski vestnik/Geographical Bulletin scientific review
coeditor of the Geography of Slovenia book series
coeditor of the Georhythm book series
coeditor of the GIS in Slovenia book series
coeditor of the Regional Development book series
member of the Acta geographica Slovenica scientific review editorial board
member of the Acta Geobalcanica scientific review editorial board
member of the National Geographic Slovenija editorial board
member of the National Geographic Junior review publishing council
member of the SRC SASA Annual Reports editorial board
member of the ZRC Publishing house Council
member of organization committee of the Geographic Information System in Slovenia and the Regional development in Slovenia bienal symposiums

Selected publications

Perko, D., Urbanc, M. 2004: Landscape research in Slovenia. Belgeo 2004, 2/3.
Hrvatin, M., Komac, B., Perko, D., Zorn, M. 2006: Slovenia. Soil erosion in Europe. Chichester.
Kladnik, D., Urbanc, M., Fridl, J., Orožen Adamič, M., Perko, D. 2006: Ein Kartenfund in Slowenien und sein Faksimilendruck: Ein wichtiges Ereignis für Sloweniens und Österreichs historische Geographie. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft 148.
Perko, D. 2007: Landscapes. Slovenia in focus. Ljubljana.
Kladnik, D., Perko, D., Urbanc, M. 2009: Cultural landscapes in Slovenia from a geographical perspective. Cultural landscape: across disciplines. Bydgoszcz, Kraków.
Ciglič, R., Perko, D. 2012: Slovenia in geographical typifications and regionalizations of Europe. Geographical tidbits from Slovenia: special issue on the occasion of the 32nd International Geographical Congress in Cologne. Ljubljana.
Ciglič, R., Perko, D. 2013: Europe's landscape hotspots. Acta geographica Slovenica 53-1
Kladnik, D., Ciglič, R., Hrvatin, M., Perko, D., Repolusk, P., Volk Bahun, M. 2013: Slovenski eksonimi (Slovenian exonyms). Geografija Slovenije 24. Ljubljana.
Kladnik, D., Perko, D. 2013: Slovenska imena držav (Slovenian country names). Geografija Slovenije 25. Ljubljana.
Perko, D., Hrvatin, M., Ciglič, R. 2017: Determination of landscape hotspots of Slovenia. Acta geographica Slovenica 57-1.

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Curriculum Vitae

Education
B. Sc. in Geography and Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1985
M. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1989
Ph. D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1993

Recognitions & awards

Prešeren Student Award, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1986 • Kidrič Award for undergraduate study, University of Ljubljana, 1986 • Vajgl Award for Master's degree thesis, 1989 • Bronze Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 1997 • ZRC SAZU Gold Award, 1999