Siracusa, Sicily, World Heritage Site

Siracusa, Sicily, World Heritage Site

A talk on the work of Reginald Fairlie twinned with a
look at Siracusa, bringing a Sicilian flavour to the AHSS

Siracusa

Venue: Room LT2, Dalhousie Building Old Hawkhill, University of Dundee, DD1 4EN
Time: 6pm
Cost: Free – everyone welcome!

Reginald Fairlie, Architect. Siracusa, Sicily, World Heritage Site.

Reginald Fairlie (1883-1952), a late flowering Scottish representative of the Arts and Crafts movement
Siracusa (Syracuse), Sicily – the story of a World Heritage City, emerging from a long period of neglect
Dr Peter Burman MBE FSA, arts and heritage consultant, conservationist, architectural historian.

Peter Burman is an architectural historian with a special interest in the Arts and Crafts movement. He has taught at the universities of York, Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) and Cottbus, Germany. He was Director of the Council for the Care of Churches/Cathedrals Fabric Commission at an earlier stage of his career and later Director of Conservation of the National Trust for Scotland. He lives in Falkland where he is Chairman of the Falkland Stewardship Trust.

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