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ASHA Reading Group – Cultural Landscapes

16 August 2018 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

The next ASHA reading group is being hosted by Dr Iain Stuart at the offices of GML Heritage and will be held on the 16th August. This is a semi-regular (quarterly) opportunity to catch-up with other historical archaeologists and discuss themes of interest.FacilitatorDr Iain StuartJCIS ConsultantsTopicCultural LandscapesLocation and TimeGML HeritageLevel 6, 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills6:00-7:30pm, Thursday 16th August 2018Iain has decided to split the readings into two core topics for discussion:What is landscape?Meinig, DW 1979, ‘The beholding eye: ten versions of the same scene’, in Donald W. Meinig (ed),The Interpretation of ordinary Landscapes: Geographical essays,Oxford University Press,, New York., pp. 1-9.Cosgrove, D 2006, ‘Modernity, Community and The Landscape Idea’,Journal of Material Culture,vol. 11, no. 1/2, pp. 49-66.Plus three images – Still Glides the stream, Trees on a Hillside and All TransperentHow to read a landscape?McClelland, LF, Keller, JT, Keller, GP & Melnick, RZ 1999, ‘How to identify, evaluate and register Rural Historic Landscapes’,National Register BulletinNo 30, Revised 1999 edn., National Parks Service, Washington, D.CStuart, IM 1997, ‘Cultural landscapes as an analytical tool: analysing squatting landscapes ‘,Historic Environment, vol. 13, no. 3 & 4, pp. 23-8.Rippon, S 2012,Historic landscape analysis: deciphering the countryside,Council for British Archaeology, YorkCullen, G 1961,Townscape, The Architecture Press, LondonNotes on the reading group topic from Iain, and a list of additional readings covering foundational and important works and approaches to landscape analysis are availablehere. Please get in touch ([email protected]) if you’re having difficulty accessing the readings.The event is free and open to anyone who is interested, however,RSVPs are essential([email protected]), so please get in touch if you would like to come!


16 August 2018
12:00 am UTC+0
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