US/ICOMOS and the Heurich House Museum’s Heritage without Borders preservation series returns with “Cultural Landscape Practice in the United States and Australia: A Two-Way Conversation”, a lecture by Dr. Jane Lennon. The lecture will be held on Thursday, May 7 from 4:00 to 5:30 pmin the US/ICOMOS office space on the 3rd floor of the Heurich House Museum. This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested.
Dr. Jane Lennon, an international expert on cultural landscapes from Australia, will speak on the Australian heritage practice. Dr. Lennon will also reflect on what she has learned studying heritage practice in the United States and how it has been adapted over time.
Following Dr. Lennon’s talk, a discussion panel will reflect on the intersection of the themes developed in her talk and contemporary U.S. practice, including efforts to further integrate cultural landscape practice in U.S. historic preservation. The discussion will be moderated by US/ICOMOS Trustee Brenda Barrett. Discussants will include:
- Erik Hein, Executive Director, National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers
- Barbara Wyatt, ASLA, National Park Service, National Register/NHL Programs
- Jon Smith, Deputy Associate Director, National Park Service.
A reception will follow.
Jane Lennon AM, PhD is an honorary professor at University of Melbourne (School of Landscape Architecture and Planning), and adjunct professor at Deakin University (Centre for Heritage of Asia and the Pacific). Dr. Lennon is a co-editor of Managing Cultural Landscapes (Routledge 2012) and has published widely on cultural landscapes. She was a founding member of Australia ICOMOS (International Council for the Conservation of Monuments and Sites), and has served as an elected member of the intergovernmental board of ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome).