Following the success of our 6 week introduction to garden history courses, as well as those we teach at City Lit, we are pleased to offer the second of a series of more specialised courses for those who want to explore the subject in greater depth. It will be based at the Institute of Historical Research in Bloomsbury, which is the world’s leading centre for research into all aspects of History, and runs the country’s only MA course in Garden History.
Classes will be small [max size 16] with lively illustrated lectures, opportunities for discussion and further personal reading & research suggestions if you wish.
We are hoping that the subject will be popular enough to run it twice on the same day.
The morning class will be held on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-1.00, [although it is possible that one or two will be held at other venues]. The course fee is £260 [plus Eventbrite's booking fee].
If you would prefer an afternoon place follow the link to https://researchskills2.eventbrite.co.uk However, please note that if numbers are much lower than anticipated the morning class will have priority, and those on the afternoon course will be offered a place in the morning, or a refund.
We're now also offering tickets for single lectures in the series if we have space. To find out more go to: https://individualresearchlectures.eventbrite.co.uk
We often have a waiting list for places on our courses so if you book a place but are unable to use it for any reason, then email us and we will try and resell it if we can. In that case we will be happy to refund your payment less Eventbrite's fees, otherwise we regret we cannot offer a refund. In the unlikely event of a cancellation of a lecture for any reason we will endeavour to arrange a replacement session as soon as possible.
PROVISIONAL OUTLINE PROGRAMME - RESEARCH SKILLS & SOURCES
10 Jan Cartography as a source for garden history, Dr David Marsh
17 Jan Early Modern Sources for garden history, Dr David Marsh
24 Jan Sources for Architecture & Gardens, Dr Paula Henderson
31 Jan Photography as a source for garden history, Dr Rebecca Preston
7 Feb Sources for 18thc gardens, Michael Symes
14 Feb Sources for 19thc gardens, Dr Brent Elliott
21 Feb Sources for 20thc gardens, Tim Richardson
28 Feb Art as a source for garden history, Christine Lalumia
7 March Researching Gardens Overseas, speakers will include Advolly Richmond, Dr David Marsh, Dr Sarah Law
14 March Garden Archaeology, Museum of London Archaeology Service
21 March Recording your Findings, Linden Groves and Christine Addison from The Gardens Trust
28 March, Case Studies in Research, speakers will include Kate Harwood. Others tbc