Flexible Boundaries at the Slovenian Raba Region

The Story of Two Infrastructure Developments


  • Csaba Mészáros Research Center for the Humanities, Institute of Ethnology, Tóth Kálmán Street 4, H-1097 Budapest




border, national park, landscape, infrastructure development, Anthropocene


National parks and protected areas are the outcomes of social spatialization. Similarly to other Central and Eastern European examples, one also finds protected areas at the Hungarian-Slovenian border. Based on the story of two infrastructure developments in the area, the author argues that local ecologies and boundaries are inherently socio-natural creations.


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How to Cite

Mészáros, C. (2019). Flexible Boundaries at the Slovenian Raba Region: The Story of Two Infrastructure Developments. Traditiones, 48(1), 233–250. https://doi.org/10.3986/Traditio2019480110