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Conversations across continents: The movement of garden ideas, styles and plants across the globe. Free seminars

Institute of Historical Research Autumn Programme

History of Gardens and Landscapes Seminar

The seminars are free and open to all.

Sponsored by the History of Garden and Landscape Seminar Supporters Group,

Birkbeck Garden History Group & the Gardens Trust

Bookings : Website: https://www.history.ac.uk/seminars/history-gardens-and-landscapes
Email: gardenhistory.ihr@gmail.com

AUTUMN PROGRAM 2021
Conversations across continents: The movement of garden ideas, styles and plants across the globe

7 October         Dr Sebestian Kroupa, King’s College London
Georg Joseph Kamel SJ (1661–1706): Natural and Medical Knowledge in Transit Between the Philippines and Europe
21 October      Mireia Alcantara Rodriguez, University of Leiden
Plant knowledge depicted: Botanical identifications of seventeenth-century illustrations of Dutch Brazil
4 November    Dr Christopher Pastore, University of Pennsylvania
The Venetian interest in Moorish Spain and its impact on sixteenth-century Italian gardens
18 November   Dr Greg Missingham, University of Melbourne
Numbers of Paper Gardens: Notes on Western Attitudes to Chinese Gardens since 1860
2 December    Dr Luke Schoppler (independent scholar)
British ‘Japan Gardens’ and Japanese ‘Western-style’:Cultural exchange between Meiji-era Japan and Victorian/
Edwardian Britain (1850-1914)
16 December   Dr Christian Tagsold, University of Dusseldorf
Turning Gardens in Japan into Japanese Gardens: Nation,Nature, Heritage and Modernity since 1890

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