29 August 2012
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Engineering Lecture Theatre 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street
Host: School of Architecture and Planning
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ELIZABETH AITKEN-ROSE / Chair of the Frank Sargeson Trust, New Zealand.
Elizabeth Aitken-Rose chairs the Frank Sargeson Trust. The trust is responsible for conserving the writer Frank Sargeson’s house in Takapuna as a museum and for supporting an annual national literary fellowship in partnership with the law firm Buddle Findlay.
She is also a Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning at The University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Planning and Associate Dean (Academic) and (Equity) for the University’s National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries. Prior to becoming an academic she worked for the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, central government and a district health board.
Elizabeth’s scholarly interests include urban planning history and theory, cultural policy and heritage. She has published in these fields, along with work on planning pedagogy, young people’s engagement in planning and sustainable development and post-crisis urban regeneration. She is on the Auckland Council’s inaugural Heritage Advisory Panel.