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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 D., 2018, The use of circular economy demands and regulations as a branding tool in tourism in the Baltic Sea Region, [w:] Red. Viktor Varjú, Socio-economic, environmental and regional aspects of a circular economy. Abstract book of the international conference for the 75th anniversary of DTI, 19-20 April 2018, Pécs, Hungary, MTA KRTK RKI Transdanubian Research Department, Pecs, s. 50.
  • Cerić D., Więckowski M., 2018, Współpraca transgraniczna w regionie Morza Bałtyckiego jako element kreowania przestrzeni turystycznej, [w:] Red. Anna Cedro, Katarzyna Lewczuk, Polska Geografia Morza. Przyrodnicze i społeczno-ekonomiczne badania morza i obszarów nadmorskich. Książka abstraktów, Volumina.pl, Szczecin, s. 33-34.
  • Cerić D., 2017, Recent dynamics of the cruise supply in the Mediterranean region, 6th EUGEO Congress. Brussels, September 4-6, 2017, Palace of the Academies, Association of Geographical Societies in Europe, Brussels, s. 198.
  • Cerić D., 2017, Towards an integrated tourist space in the Baltic Sea region, Space and flows. Warsaw Regional Forum 2017, 18-20 October 2017. Programme and Book of Abstracts, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences et al., Warsaw, s. 48.
  • Czapiewski K., Cerić D., 2017, Integrative mechanisms for addressing territorial inequalities in Podkarpackie Region, Poland, 6th EUGEO Congress. Brussels, September 4-6, 2017, Palace of the Academies, Association of Geographical Societies in Europe, Brussels, s. 161.
  • Cerić D., 2015, Decentralization of tourism within the chosen capitals of Central Europe – a comparative analysis, EUGEO Budapest 2015. Congress Programme and Abstracts, Hungarian Geographical Society, Budapest, s. 199.
  • Cerić D., 2015, Overestimating a role of tourism in peripheral rural areas on the example of selected regions in Poland and Croatia, EUGEO Budapest 2015. Congress Programme and Abstracts, Hungarian Geographical Society, Budapest, s. 154.
  • Cerić D., 2014, Geographical spatial patterns of cruising itineraries in the Mediterranean on the example of the leading regional operating companies, Tourism and Transition in a Time of Change. Pre-Congress Meeting, Kraków / Pieniny Mts, Poland 13-17 August 2014, IGU Commission Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change; PTG; IGiPZ PAN, Warszawa, 2 s.

Documentation studies

Maps, atlases

  • Śleszyński P., Andrzejewska M., Cerić D., Deręgowska A., Komornicki T., Rusztecka M., Solon J., Sudra P., Zielińska B., 2017, Chłonność demograficzna wg planów miejscowych, Strategia na rzecz Odpowiedzialnego Rozwoju do roku 2020 (z perspektywą do 2030 r.), Ministerstwo Rozwoju, Warszawa, 1 mapa.