Conference: New research on the History of Chinese Gardens and Landscapes - 26 & 27 October

New Research on the History of Chinese Gardens and Landscapes

A two-day conference held in the Department of Landscape will explore new research in the history of Chinese gardens and landscapes.

Organised by Dr Jan Woudstra in conjunction with the Gardens Trust, the event will look at new discoveries in the field from both professionals and post-graduate students from around the world.

Dr Alison Hardie will introduce the conference and outline the importance Maggie Keswick’s 1978 book The Chinese Garden, History Art and Architecture has played in the subject.

Talks will focuses on new understandings and will cover subjects as wide-ranging as Jesuit water landscapes, gardens as museums, Feng Shui symbolism and botanical watercolours.

Tickets costs and details of how to book are available here.

For postal booking, please contact Sally Jeffery on email or by phone on 02089946969.

View the conference poster here.