History seminars at the IHR
History of Gardens and Landscapes
Convenors: Michael Ann Mullen, Christine Lalumia (Sotheby's Institute of Art & UCL), Dr David Marsh, Stephen Smith, Dr Janet Waymark (IHR)
For enquiries email: email@example.com
Venue: Bedford Room G37, Ground floor, Senate House, unless otherwise stated. University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Because of continuing building work, the seminar has no regular meeting room this term. If in doubt about the meeting room, please check the noticeboard in Senate House Reception.
PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMINAR WILL MEET ON THURSDAY not on Friday as it did previously.
Time: Thursdays, 6:00pm (Note the time change)
Theme for Spring Term: In the Shadow of War: British Gardens and Landscapes 1914-1945
'Soon I Shall have quite a war garden'; Charlotte Cuffe and the Botanic Gardens of Burma
Dr David Marsh (Independent Scholar)
Ordered Irregularity: Camouflage, Self-concealment and the Landscapes of Construction
Dr James Robinson (Queens University, Belfast)
Changing Interwar Landscapes: The Democratization of the Garden
Michael Ann Mullen and Stephen Smith (Independent Scholars)
Both Michael Ann Mullen and Stephen Smith completed MAs in Garden History at Birkbeck. They lecture, research and write on issues related to garden and landscape history. Michael Ann co-curated 'The Suburban Landscape: 100 Years of Gardens and Gardening' at the Museum of Design and Architecture, Middlesex University in 2007.
Playgrounds of War: The Landscapes Left Behind
Gina Glover (Artist photographer and lecturer)
Gina Glover's work ranges from studies of way in which landscapes have been altered by human conflict, to social-psychological explorations of landscapes, to playful explorations of the biomedical sciences. She is a recipient of the Royal Photographic Society's Hood Medal, and twice winner of the Medical Research Council’s Visions of Science Award.
James Lees-Miline: Saving the Gardens and Great Estates at Risk
Richard Wheeler (Specialist in Garden History, National Trust)
Such is the price of Empire: How Zoos and Botanic Gardens Survived The War
Mark Norris (Education Officer, Newquay Zoo)