Guest Lecture: Spatial Construction of the Jiang Nan Classical Garden
Speaker: Aibin Yan (Visiting Scholar at Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis, Associate Professor of East China University of Science and Technology)
Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: Sackler Building 427, Harvard University
About the Speaker:
Dr. Aibin Yan is an Associate Professor from the Landscape Architecture and Planning Department, East China University of Science and Technology. His research interests cover architectural history, Chinese classical gardens, heritage protection and urban spatial culture. He has published more than forty academic papers in these fields, and also presided over two national research projects. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis, focusing on the investigation and mapping of ancient stone architecture in Song and Yuan Dynasties at the southeast coast of China. He is also currently serving as an academic member in China Architectural History Society, the deputy director of Shanghai Urban Ecological and Environmental Committee in China Society for Urban Studies, and the director of China Urban and Rural Heritage Conservation Research Center in China Urban Construction Research Institute.
Sponsored by the Glorisun Global Network for Buddhist Studies and Tianzhu Global Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures.