The dynamic relationships between cities and their rivers, a landscape of potentially critical adaptability and resilience, is the focus of the 2015 Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks.
The Symposium builds on a new multi-year initiative in urban landscape studies, which Dumbarton Oaks is launching in 2015 with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It aims to bridge the perspectives of designers and scholars and create a dialogue to address the landscape consequences of advancing urbanization.
To apply, submit a 300 word abstract to Thaisa Way by September 14, 2014. Accepted papers will be due on March 1, 2015 for presentation in May 2015. Proposals for collaborative or paired presentations by designers and historians working on similar topics or in the same city are particularly encouraged.
Read the Call for Papers.