East Yorkshire Local History Society

Chinese Garden History

Friday, 19th June 2015

New Approaches in Chinese garden history

19th June 2015

Landscape Department, University of Sheffield, UK & Confucius Institute, Sheffield

This exceptional occasion brings together international speakers, discussing diverse aspects of Chinese gardens studies, from historical, sociological, artistic or cultural point of views. The topics will include the Western perception of the Chinese garden through orientalism, the Chinese gardens built in Western countries, the translation of Chinese sources, the study of regional gardening styles and the architectural aspect. It is relevant to Landscape, Architecture, Translation and Historical studies scholars in addition to East Asian studies and all interested.

This conference is organised to celebrate Dr. Alison Hardies ( University of Leeds) career upon her retirement this Summer 2015. The conferences programme includes both international scholars and PhD students who worked closely with Dr. Hardie.

Delegate and student rates available, all interested welcome to book.

Due to the Confucius Institutes support, new fares include student fees and a lower delegate fee.

Contact for any enquiries:

Updates & abstracts: http://gardensofchina.blogspot.co.uk

Booking website: http://goo.gl/95Lz8M