Kenneth Olwig lecture: Greenwich and the Genesis of Landscape as Scenic Space – and the Enclosure of Landscape as ‘Commons Place’

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series invites you to attend the tenth lecture of the series, 2017-2018: Kenneth Olwig, Greenwich and the Genesis of Landscape as Scenic Space – and the Enclosure of Landscape as ‘Commons Place’

The lecture will take place in the Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre (11_0003), University of Greenwich, 11 Stockwell Street, on Thursday 7th December 2017 at 6.30pm – 7:30pm

Kenneth Olwig Greenwich Lecture

Kenneth R. Olwig is professor emeritus at the Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp. His focus has been on the history of landscape in theory and practice, and the relationship between landscape and differing ideas of law, justice and democracy. He is the author of ‘Landscape, Nature and the Body Politic’ and is currently preparing a collection of his journal articles to be published by Routledge under the provisional title ‘The Meanings of Landscape: Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice’. He was born on Staten Island, New York City, and has taught at universities in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, where he resides.

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