The Research Centre for Cultural and Historical Geography is a research group consisting of members and researchers from the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development of the Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague. Its research is focused on cultural and historical geography, the geography of religion, environmental history and the history of geography. The Centre particularly specializes in research on issues of identity, heritage and religion and their overlapping with regional geography, research on landscape and settlement transformations, regional development and institutionalization of regions, and geographical education. The team’s findings are particularly applicable to the protection of cultural and natural heritage and regional development. Team members are involved in many professional organizations and participate in the research and other activities within international professional organizations (i.e. ICHG, IGU, PECSRL, EUCALAND, ESEH). They are also involved in the preparation and organization of seminars and conferences. The Centre has established long-term cooperative relationships with similar domestic and foreign institutions.