International Conference to be held at the University of Sheffield
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st September 2013
Programme: Friday 20th September 2013
9.15: Introduction, Jan Woudstra, Reader in Landscape History and Theory, University of Sheffield
9.30: ‘Why do we write history?’ Phil Withington, Professor of Early Modern History, University of Sheffield
10.00: ‘The need for a past’, David Jacques, Author and consultant on garden history and conservation
11.15: ‘The history of landscape architectural history’, Brent Elliott, Historian to the Royal Horticultural Society
12.00: ‘Issues of history in landscape practice’, Dominic Cole, Chairman Garden History Society & Director Dominic Cole Landscape Architects
12.30: ‘Landscape history methodologies’, Tom Williamson, Professor of History, University of East Anglia
14.15: ‘Cases and interpretations rather than laws and instances’ , Peter Blundell Jones, Professor of Architecture, University of Sheffield
15.00: ‘The role of the past (written and unwritten) traditions in contemporary landscape design practice’, Raffaella Fabiano Gianetto, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
16.00: ‘Poetry, painting and the Chinese garden: time-space interaction and transition as a way to explore design methodologies’, Binyi Liu, Professor and Chairman of Department of Landscape Studies, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University
16.45 Summary and discussion
Programme: Saturday 21st September 2013
9.30: ‘Why is there a renewed interest in history (of the profession): how might history be used by/ help the profession?’, Jenifer White, Senior Landscape Advisor at English Heritage
10.00: ‘The Landscape Institute (UK) Archival Collection: making history accessible to professionals and academics’, Penny Beckett, Chair of Heritage Asset Working Group, Landscape Institute, GB
11.00: ‘LArchiv: spreading the findings of landscape history in Austria‘, Ulrike Krippner, Research Assistant Institute of Landscape Architecture, ILA, BOKU Vienna and Lilli Lička, Head of Institute of Landscape Architecture / BOKU, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
11.30: ‘The significance of history to the Portuguese landscape profession; strategies in communication’, Ana Catarina Antunes and Teresa Ferreira, Landscape Architects
12.00 Final comments
13:30: Trip to Wentworth Castle, meeting Estate Manager Mike Klemperer
Registration for this conference is now open.
Fees are £50 for this two-day event, which includes participation in the above programme, lunches and teas.
It also includes a coach trip to Wentworth Castle, which by the time of our visit should see the completion of a major conservation scheme.
To register, please go to: http://bit.ly/10Yf3se