Melbourne Conversations: Join a panel of experts as they take you from the earliest days through to recent times and discuss aspects of history, horticulture, plantings and garden design. Learn how the landscape was ‘civilised’ and discover the nature of evolving civil and civic functions. Historian Professor Andrew May from the University of Melbourne will lead the panel to unpack the past.
Stuart Harrison – Architect, Broadcaster, Writer and Academic
John Hawker – Heritage Officer (Horticulture), Heritage Victoria
Dr Matthew Klugman – Deputy Director of the Sport in Society Research Program, Victoria University
Georgina Whitehead – Landscape Historian and Consultant
MC Professor Andrew J May – Historian and writer, University of Melbourne
6pm to 7.30pm (entry from 5.30pm) Tuesday 29 September
Deakin Edge – Federation Square, cnr. Swanston and Flinders streets, Melbourne
Free entry, bookings essential.
Register online at: History, Heritage and Horticulture, email email@example.com or call (03) 9658 7239 during business hours
The second event in the two part Domain Parklands series is a discussion about the future of the parklands on 7 October 2015.