Prof. Dr. James Hitchmough
Prof. Dr. James Hitchmough of the University of Sheffield, England, was guest at the CGL from June 3 - 5, 2013. On June 4, 2013, he gave the public talk "Current challenges in urban planting design. A review of the research and practice of the "Sheffield School". He also spoke on "Elysium in the East End; Planting the London Olympic Park" in a seminar of Prof. Dr. Sigrid Thielking of the Deutsches Seminar, Leibniz Universität Hannover. As a result of his stay in Hannover, he participated in the symposium "Hanover and England – a garden and personal union?" in february 2014, where he held the evening lecture on "Landscape Architecture in early C21st Britain; issues and challenges".
Prof. Dr. John Dixon Hunt
Prof. Dr. John Dixon Hunt, Professor emeritus of the History and Theory of Landscape in the Department of Landscape Architecture of the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, was CGL-Visiting Scholar from June 23 to 30, 2013. Amongst others, he lectured publicly on June 25 on "The Venetian Garden. Past, Present and Future" as part of the lecture series „dienstags um 6“ of the Fakultät für Architektur und Landschaft of the Leibniz Universität Hannover. On June 27, he opened the symposium "1963-2013. 50 Jahre Arbeitskreis Historische Gärten in der DGGL" with the public lecture "What is it about gardens that you want to conserve".
Prof. Dr. Jan Ziolkowski
Prof. Dr. Jan Ziolkowski, Director of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, D.C. and Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin & Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University Department of the Classics, was guest at the CGL from February 21 to 23, 2013. He participated in the Roundtable "Research Perspectives / Research Cooperations" of the CGL on February 22, 2013 and lectured on "Reading Oak Leaves: The Future of Garden Studies".