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mgr Denis Cerić
Department of Urban and Population Studies
Office 338b
Phone +48 226978992
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Education

  • 1998-2012 – Master degree studies: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Geography department (master’s thesis entitled Cruising Mediterranean - the geographical aspect)
  • 2009-2010 - Vern University of Applied Sciences, School of Management and Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia; awarded qualification: Croatian Tour Guide - City of Zagreb and Zagreb county
  • 2003-2004 - Ferial Educon, Karlovac-Zagreb, Croatia; awarded qualification: tour-leader

Academic career and degrees

  • since 2014 - Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS (IGiPZ PAN)
  • 2009-2013 - self-employed worker in the field of tourism: consultant, tourism product developer, tour-leader, tourist guide
  • 2005-2009 - Atlas, Zagreb-Dubrovnik, Croatia (tour-operator company): Head of Department and Product Manager

Research interests

  • Tourism geography - tourist attractiveness, cruising tourism
  • Issues related to spatial planning, organization and development of tourism
  • Economic geography
  • Regional development
  • Transport geography (transport accessibility)
  • Political geography

Awards and distinctions

  • since 2004 - Honorary member of the Club of geography students Zagreb
  • 1998-2003 - Scholarship of Ministry of Science and Technology of Republic of Croatia

Selected publications

Articles, chapters, papers and others

  •  Cerić Denis: Cruise tourism: from regional saturation towards global dynamic equilibrium. Cham: Springer, 2018 - s. 59-79 (Tourism in Transitions) (Geographies of Tourism and Global Change)
  • Cerić Denis: The effects of crisis in Eastern Mediterranean region on international tourist arrivals. [w]: The selected contemporary aspects of human rights. Red. Bronisław Sitek, Łukasz Roman. Józefów: Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów, 2016 - s. 177-192.
  • Cerić Denis: Overestimating the role of tourism in rural areas on the example of selected regions in Poland and Croatia. - Studia Obszarów Wiejskich 2016, 43 - s. 73-84.
  • Więckowski Marek, Cerić Denis: Evolving tourism on the Baltic Sea coast: perspectives on change in the Polish maritime borderland. - Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2016, 16, issue sup 1 - s. 98-111.
  • Cerić Denis: Polish challenges in attracting Asian tourists. [w]: Opportunities for cooperation between Europe and Asia. Ed. Magdalena Sitek, Michał Łęski. Józefów: Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów, 2015 - s. 5-25.
  • Cerić, Denis: Macro-regional empirical analysis of the economic climate in Visegrad countries. Studia Obszarów Wiejskich – Rural Studies, 2015, Volume 39, p. 49-57
  • Egedy Tamás, Cerić Denis, Konopski Michał, Kučerová Silvie Rita, Kulla Marián, Nestorová-Dická Janetta, Svobodová Romana: Entrepreneurship as a potential driving force for the further development of rural areas – good examples from Viegrad countries. Studia Obszarów Wiejskich – Rural Studies, 2015, Volume 39, p. 103-127
  • Cerić, Denis: Zagospodarowanie turystyczne województwa lubelskiego w świetle analizy wybranych wskaźników i dokumentów strategicznych. Problemy Ekologii Krajobrazu, Wybrane zagadnienia z problematyki gospodarowania przestrzenią, 2015, Tom XXXVII. p. 31-40
  • Cerić, Denis: Effective and potential deferred demand for cruise tourism in European and Asian countries, [in:] M. Sitek I M. Łęski (red.), Socio-economic relations between Europe and Asia in the 21st century. Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy, Józefów, p. 5-28
  • Cerić, Denis: Renewable primary energy production in Europe and Asia - a geographical overview - Journal of Modern Science, 2013, Tom 3 18 2013 - s. 461-482

Popular science publications

Articles:

  • Cerić, Denis: Krbava - Srednja Lika - Gacka, 16. meridijan, 5, 2003
  • Cerić Denis, Baksa Željko, Bursać Marijana: Tunis - 16. meridijan, 4, 2002
  • Cerić, Denis: Sedam dana po Litvi i Latviji, 16. meridijan, 3, 2001
  • Cerić, Denis: Sarajevo - otvoreni grad, 16. meridijan, 3, 2001

Manuals:

  • Cerić, Denis: The Annual Congress Manual - How to organize an annual EGEA congress, EGEA homepage www.egea.tk (obtained: 13.11.2007), 2003

Abstracts, reviews, reports, notes:

  • Cerić, Denis: Overestimating a role of tourism in peripheral rural areas on the example of selected regions in Poland and Croatia. [in]: EUGEO Budapest 2015: Congress programme and abstracts. Association of Geographical Societies in Europe. Hungarian Geographical Society. Budapeszt. 2015 - p. 154
  • Cerić, Denis: Decentralization of tourism within the chosen capitals of Central Europe – a comparative analysis. [in]: EUGEO Budapest 2015: Congress programme and abstracts. Association of Geographical Societies in Europe. Hungarian Geographical Society. Budapeszt. 2015 - p. 199
  • Cerić, Denis: Statistike, 16. meridijan, 4, 2002
  • Cerić, Denis: The Southern Congress, EGEA Newsletter Utrecht, Vol.41, 2001
  • Cerić, Denis: One Europe: from integration to regional diversities – the geographical perspectives, 16. meridijan, 3, 2001

Positions held and membership

  • 2002-2003 - Editor in Chief of the 16. meridijan magazine, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2001-2002 - Chairman of the Board of Executives of European Geography Association – EGEA
  • 2001-2002 - Representative of students in the Faculty of Science’s Council, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2001 - Editor in Chief of the KSG newsletter, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2000-2001 - President of Club of geography students Zagreb
  • 2000-2001 - Member of the Editorial Board of the 16. meridijan magazine, Zagreb, Croatia
  • since 1998 - Member of Croatian Geography Society

Other activities

Teaching activity

  • since 2014 - Croatian School in Warsaw, teache
  • since 2013 - Alcide de Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów-Warsaw, tutor
  • 2004-2013 - Ferial Educon, Karlovac-Zagreb, Croatia: organizer, lecturer and supervisor of 8 tour-leader’s educational training courses/seminars

Participation in conferences and scientific seminars

  • 2017 - Warsaw Regional Forum “Space of Flows”, 18.-20.10.2017, Warsaw (paper: Towards an integrated tourist space in the Baltic Sea Region)
  • 2017 - 6th EUGEO Congress “Geography for Europe”, 04.-06.09.2017, Brussels, Belgium (paper: Recent dynamics of the cruise supply in the Mediterranean region)
  • 2017 - 6th EUGEO Congress “Geography for Europe”, 04.-06.09.2017, Brussels, Belgium (paper: Integrative Mechanisms for Addressing Territorial Inequalities in Podkarpackie Region, Poland, co-author: Konrad Czapiewski)
  • 2016 - 16th International Conference on Human Rights: "Human rights between needs and capabilities of the state and the international community", 06.06.2016, Józefów-Warsaw, Poland (paper: The effect of crisis in Eastern Mediterranean basin on tourism)
  • 2016 - AAG Annual Meeting 2016, 29.03.-02.04.2016, San Francisco, California, USA (paper: Dynamics of urban tourism in Central and Eastern European capitals)
  • 2015 - VI Ogólnopolska konferencja naukowa z cyklu Procesy transformacji obszarów wiejskich Uwarunkowania rozwoju turystyki aktywnej na obszarach wiejskich ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem Polski Wschodniej, 24.-25.9.2015, Kielce, Poland
  • 2015 - V. EUGEO Congress Convergences and divergences of geography in Europe, Budapest, 30.8.-2.9.2015 (paper 1: Overestimating a role of tourism in peripheral rural areas on the example of selected regions in Poland and Croatia; paper 2: Decentralization of tourism within the chosen capitals of Central Europe – a comparative analysis)
  • 2015 - Conference "Post-agricultural rural economies and rural development policies" within project "Non-agricultural and non-tourist economic industries in rural peripheries of the Visegrad countries", 2.-4.7.2015, Ústí nad Labem- Lesná, Czechia (chairman of the session "Rural entrepreneurship in the Visegrad countries and its promotion"; paper: Macro-regional empirical analysis of economic climate
    in the Visegrad countries)
  • 2015 - 4th International Conference on Europe and Asia - challenges of the XXIst century, subtitle: Opportunities for cooperation between Poland and Asia, 2.6.2015, Jozefów-Warszawa, Poland (chairman of two sessions; paper: Polish challenges in attracting Asian tourists)
  • 2015 - Scientific seminar and study trip "The development of multifunctional village - Polish experience and Croatian challenges in the context of EU policy", 9.-17.5.2015, Zagreb-Zadar, Croatia
  • 2014 - Scientific seminar of Polish Academy of Sciences and Slovakian Academy of Sciences, within project " Influence of investment and some related socio-economic processes on local and regional development in Poland and Slovakia", 26.-29.11.2014, Bratislava-Smolenice, Slovakia (paper:
    Cooperation and provision of additional services as a base for tourism development in rural areas)
  • 2014 - 3rd International Conference on Europe and Asia - challenges of the XXIst century, subtitle: Socio-economic relations, University of Euroregional Economy, 28.10.2014, Jozefów-Warszawa, Poland (chairman of a session "Transfer of scientific and technological ideas"; paper: Effective and potential deferred demand for cruise tourism in European and Asian countries)
  • 2014 – Regional Conference of International Geographical Union - Changes, Challenges, Responsibility, 18.-22.08.2014, Kraków, Poland (paper: Central European tourist arrivals to Croatia: The changing dynamic and trends in the tourism flow during the last three decades)
  • 2014 – Conference of International Geographical Union’s Commission on Tourism, Leisure and Global Change - Tourism and Transition in a Time of Change, 13.-17.08.2014, Kraków-Pieniny Mts., Poland (paper: Geographical spatial patterns of cruising itineraries in the Mediterranean on the example of the leading regional operating companies)
  • 2013 - 2nd Conference on Europe and Asia - challenges of the XXIst century, subtitle: Energy industry issues in Europe and Asia, Alcide de Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy, 03.06.2013, Józefów-Warsaw, Poland (paper: Renewable primary energy production in Europe and Asia - a geographical overview)
  • 2004 - 16th Annual EGEA-European Geography Association congress European Integration and Identity, 10.-15.10.2004, Baarlo, The Netherlands (organizer of the workshop How to organize congresses with presentation Behind the congresses and published handbook The Annual Congress Manual - How to organize an annual EGEA congress)
  • 2003 - 15th Annual EGEA-European Geography Association congress From common idea to teenage EGEA, 22.-27.09.2003, Kraków, Poland (poster and presentation: Zagreb - the city on two geomorphological levels)
  • 2002 - 14th Annual EGEA-European Geography Association congress The place of region in Europe, 08.-14.09.2002, Dijon, France (presentation: Physical and administrative regions in Croatia and their culture-historical influences)
  • 2002 – Euromediterranean regional EGEA-European Geography Association congress One Europe: from integration to regional diversities - the geographical perspectives, 15.-19.04.2002, Fužine, Croatia (organizer and main coordinator of the congress)
  • 2002 - EuroAfroMediterranean Conference of international intercultural dialog Cartagos Meeting, 18.-25.03.2002, Tunis, Tunisia (presentation: Croatia – natural and cultural features)
  • 2001 - 13th Annual EGEA-European Geography Association congress Europe - Our Home, the geographer's role in the European uniting process, 29.09.-05.10.2001, Duszniki Zdrój, Poland

Publications

Articles, chapters, papers and others | Abstracts, reviews, notes | Documentation studies | Maps, atlases

Articles, chapters, papers and others

Abstracts, reviews, notes

  • Cerić Denis: Recent dynamics of the cruise supply in the Mediterranean region. [w]: 6th EUGEO Congress. Brussels, September 4-6, 2017, Palace of the Academies. Brussels: Association of Geographical Societies in Europe, 2017 - s. 198.
  • Cerić Denis: Towards an integrated tourist space in the Baltic Sea region. [w]: Space and flows. Warsaw Regional Forum 2017, 18-20 October 2017. Programme and Book of Abstracts. Warsaw: Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences et al., 2017 - s. 48.
  • Czapiewski Konrad, Cerić Denis: Integrative mechanisms for addressing territorial inequalities in Podkarpackie Region, Poland. [w]: 6th EUGEO Congress. Brussels, September 4-6, 2017, Palace of the Academies. Brussels: Association of Geographical Societies in Europe, 2017 - s. 161.
  • Cerić Denis: Overestimating a role of tourism in peripheral rural areas on the example of selected regions in Poland and Croatia. [w]: EUGEO Budapest 2015. Congress Programme and Abstracts. Budapest: Hungarian Geographical Society, 2015 - s. 154.
  • Cerić Denis: Decentralization of tourism within the chosen capitals of Central Europe – a comparative analysis. [w]: EUGEO Budapest 2015. Congress Programme and Abstracts. Budapest: Hungarian Geographical Society, 2015 - s. 199.
  • Cerić Denis: Geographical spatial patterns of cruising itineraries in the Mediterranean on the example of the leading regional operating companies. [w]: Tourism and Transition in a Time of Change. Pre-Congress Meeting, Kraków / Pieniny Mts, Poland 13-17 August 2014. Warszawa: IGU Commission Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change; PTG; IGiPZ PAN, 2014 - 2 s.

Documentation studies

Maps, atlases

  • Śleszyński Przemysław, Andrzejewska Maria, Cerić Denis, Deręgowska Aleksandra, Komornicki Tomasz, Rusztecka Monika, Solon Jerzy, Sudra Paweł, Zielińska Beata: Chłonność demograficzna wg planów miejscowych. [w]: Strategia na rzecz Odpowiedzialnego Rozwoju do roku 2020 (z perspektywą do 2030 r.). Warszawa: Ministerstwo Rozwoju, 2017 - 1 mapa.