BGHG Study Day - Gardens and the Far East
£30 – £33
BGHG Study Day - Gardens and the Far East

BGHG Study Day - Gardens and the Far East

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Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson Room

Senate House, North Block

Malet Street

London

WC1E 7HU

United Kingdom

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BGHG Study Day, Saturday 11th March 2017

Gardens and the Far East

This Study Day looks at gardens in Japan and Burma, plant hunting in China and the spread of chinoiserie in Europe. There will be a mix of general surveys and particular case studies. The ticket includes tea, coffee and biscuits.

10.00 am Registration

10.30 am The Changing Dynamic of Japanese Gardens

Kristina Taylor Garden Historian, Author and Tour Guide for Japanese gardens

11.30 am Coffee

12.00 pm Pagodas, Temples and Junks: Chinese Architecture in England in the the 18th Century and its Realisation in Europe

Michael Cousins Garden Historian, Researcher and Writer

1.00 pm Lunch break

2.00 pm Into the High Mountains of China: a Plant Hunting Expedition to Yunnan

Duncan Coombs Botanist and Horticulturalist

3.00 pm Tea

3.30 pm Imperial Pride and Suburbia in the Land of the Crested Lion: The Parks and Gardens of Colonial Burma

David Marsh Garden Historian, Lecturer and Writer

4.30 pm Close

Chairman: Michael Symes, President of the Birkbeck Garden History Group


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Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson Room

Senate House, North Block

Malet Street

London

WC1E 7HU

United Kingdom

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