3rd Graduate Symposium
At The Garden Museum, London
Symposium at 10.30am,
to be followed by the Society’s AGM at 3pm
Friday 12 July
The day starts at 10.30 in the morning with our third Graduate Symposium at which five speakers, with an international range of subjects, will be presenting their unpublished papers on aspects of garden history.
Our speakers are:
Dr Paolo Cornaglia, Assistant Professor, Turin Polytechnic, Department of Architecture and Design,
on French gardens and gardening families in Piedmont in the 17th and18th centuries;
Jessica Tipton, PhD Candidate, University of Bristol,
on An 18th-century Russian visitor’s impressions of English gardening;
Diane James, PhD Candidate, University of Warwick, on
An endless variety of forms and proportions: Indian Influence on British Gardens and Garden Architecture;
Michal Bitton, PhD Candidate, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem,
on The Garden as Sacred Nature and the Garden as a Church: Transitions of Design and Function in the Garden of Gethsemane, 1800–1959;
Alison Wear, MA Garden History, University of Bristol,
on Roberto Burle Marx, 1909–94: Painting with Nature.
After lunch, the AGM, at 3pm, will be followed, in the late afternoon by drinks in the garden of the Museum.
As you will see from the Booking Form, we should like to know in advance how many will be attending the Symposium, and how many the Annual General Meeting.
We need to receive payment in advance from those who would like to order lunch between the Symposium and the AGM, and from those who would like to stay on for the drinks party in the museum’s garden afterwards.
All details are provided on the Booking Form, which we request is returned to us by 4 July at the latest, but preferably much sooner than that.
More details in the next GHS news.
Call for Papers
there will be a new one later this year
New Research in Garden History
The 3rd GHS Graduate Symposium
to be held in London, UK
Friday 12 July 2013
(20 minute / 2,000-2,500 word papers)
The Garden History Society is hosting a third Symposium for new scholars unpublished in the field. Scholars in all disciplines are encouraged to submit, and any subject relating to Garden History will be considered: from detailed explorations of little known gardens to relevant aspects of botany, ecology, archaeology, social history or horticulture. Symposium papers must be no longer than 20 minutes long (approximately 2,000–2,500 words) with illustrations.
Applicants must submit a 200 word abstract to email@example.com by Monday 7 January 2013.