History of Gardens and Landscapes Seminar, Institute of Historical Research & the Gardens Trust.
Day & Time: Thursday, 6:00 pm via Zoom
SPRING PROGRAMME 2021 : RUS IN URBE -Greening Responses to Crises and Catastrophe 1950 – the present
14 Jan Dr Jesse O’Neill (Glasgow School of Art, Singapore)
Singapore’s ‘Garden City’ and the hardships of independence:
political narratives and urban reform
28 Jan Dr Catherine Heatherington (writer and landscape designer and
consultant) Derelict brownfield sites: a crisis or an opportunity?
11 Feb Professor Dr Alan Simson (Leeds Beckett University)
New light through old windows: the creative use of trees to
counter a deteriorating quality of urban life and environment
25 Feb Dr Ian Mell (Manchester University)
A crisis of conscience: why we need to save our green spaces
and how we can do it
11 March PANEL DISCUSSION: Decolonising the Garden
Sui Searle (founder of @decolonise the garden) and Dr Jason
Allen-Paisant (University of Leeds) Chair: Christine Lalumia
25 March Mark Nesbit and Sonia Dhanda (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew),
The Decolonising Kew Initiative
The seminars are free and open to all
IHR wants everyone to register for each seminar. They will send you send the link when you do. Registering (also called booking) isn’t a lengthy or complicated process and only takes a minute to do.
TO REGISTER: – follow https://www.history.ac.uk/seminars/history-gardens-and-landscapes
It will take you to the seminar program on the web page. – Find today’s seminar on the webpage and click on the blue Online – via Zoom under the title.
– It will take you to a page will give the option to the BOOK NOW. – You will receive the zoom link to the seminar by email