Wicken Fen workshop programme
Friday 5th November
Magdalene College, Cambridge
Paper: The Environment: an ‘out there’ idea? (Paul Warde)
Saturday 6th November
The Wren Building, Wicken Fen
Short Fen walk
Presentation from Stuart Carrington (National Trust) + discussion
Research papers and discussion (1):
- The end of the amphibians: people and wetlands in the 20th century (Petra van Dam).
Reframing a vision of the lost Fens (Ian Rotherham)
Tour of Wicken
Environmental Stories: roundtable and discussion. Chair: Paul Warde.
Paper: John Clare, drainage and printmaking (Carry Akroyd)
Sunday 7th November
Research papers and discussion (2):
- Nature conservation is usually history (Chris Smout)
The history of future urban nature (Sverker Sörlin)
Final discussion: what we learned and what we’d like to know.