Conference: Asian Gardens in the West

1-3 October 2015

Benrath Palace and Park Foundation and Heinrich Heine, Düsseldorf, Germany

October 1st
[East Wing – Museum for Garden Art]

13:30
Introduction

14:00
Address by Vice President for International Relations
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea von Hülsen-Esch

14:20
Stefan Schweizer:
Gardens and National Stereotypes

15:15 – 17:30
Panel I China / The Representation of Asian Gardens in Asia

James Bartos
China, Chinoiserie and the English Landscape Garden Revisited

Bianca Maria Rinaldi
The Invention of the Chinese Garden

Christof Baier
Heritage Gardens. Singapore’s Asian Garden Representation at Gardens by the Bay as Third Space?

19:30 Dinner (for speakers)

October 2nd

9:00
Excursion [Japanese Garden in Leverkusen]

13:30–15:00
[East Wing – Museum for Garden Art]

Panel II India

Karin Seeber
Imaginary gardens: Marie Luise Gothein’s book on Indian garden history (1926)

Henry J. Noltie
The Indian career of Hugh Cleghorn (1820–1895): economic botany and the transfer of knowledge through botanical gardens

15:30–17:00

Panel III Japanese Gardens

Wybe Kuitert
Context & Praxis: Thoughts on Japan & Gardens

Christian Tagsold
Japanese Gardens Unleashed: From Miniatures to Advertising

Sushi Buffet (for speakers)

19:30
[Haus der Universität, Schadowplatz 14]

Keynote
John Dixon Hunt
Questions of Authenticity

October 3rd
10:00–11:30
[East Wing – Museum for Garden Art]

Panel III Representing Japanese Gardens

Katahira Miyuki
Constructing the Image of Japanese Gardens: Analysis of the Discourse on Japanese Gardens in Japan and the West

Elisabeth Scherer
Elaborate ‘contact spaces’: Staging Japanese gardens for Cinema

12:00
Final Discussion

Adresses:
Stiftung Schloss und Park Benrath
Benrather Schlossallee 102-106
40597 Duesseldorf

Haus der Universität
Schadowplatz 14
40212 Düsseldorf

Source:  http://arthist.net/archive/11041