Professor Yinong Xu presents a guest lecture as part of the Civic Lecture Series.
The lecture will relate to the fortunes of the garden site of Canglang Pavilion in Suzhou, which has experienced numerous reconstructions and restorations, from the eleventh century CE to the present day. In the process of this narrative a number of critical issues will be discussed, including ideas and practice of what is now understood as conservation, notions of cultural continuity, weight of the written word in history, and function of signification. These discussions will be made from a cross-cultural perspective.
This event is open to everyone.
Belfast Campus Location
The Belfast campus is situated in the artistic and cultural centre of the city, the Cathedral Quarter.
2-24 York Street,
This event has ended
Friday 27 September
12.30pm to 2pm
Conor Lecture Theatre
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