Workshop "From Armenian Pomegranates to Urban Gardening: Research perspectives on Gardening, Horticulture and Plants from Transcaucasia and Beyond"
Eine Kooperation mit der Ilia State University, Tbilisi
Overview of the workshop's contributions:
Zaal Kikvidze, Botany and Ecology, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
"Evolution and Conservation of Agricultural Traditions in Georgia"
Nina Stepanyan-Gandilyan, Plant Taxonomy Department, Institute of Botany of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia
"Pomegranate: Interconnected Fates of the Ornamental Motive and Plant-Prototype"
Heiko Conrad, Medieval History and Armenology, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main; Susanne Fehlings, Frobenius Institute for Research in Cultural Anthropology at Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main
"Planting Pomegranate Trees, Creating Gardens, Making Paradise: From Ancient Mesopotamia to California"
David Friedman, Studies in Classics, University of Cambridge, GB
"The Hanging Gardens in Ancient Greek and Latin Historians"
Ketevan Gurchiani, Anthropology, Ilia University, Tbilisi
"Zelkova and Mulberry: Protected Trees and Resistance"
Paul Manning, Anthropology, Trent University
"Gardens in Tbilisi"
Lale Yalcin-Heckmann, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic, and associate member of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale
"Scented Rose: A Plant or a Commodity?"
Roland Hardenberg, Frobenius Institute for Research in Cultural Anthropology at Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main
"Millets in India: From 'Poor Men’s Food' to 'Super-Food'"
Sandra Calkins, Free University, Berlin, Berlin
"Touching Plants. Affective Encounters in the Botanical Gardens in Berlin"