Why Old Places Matter: Roundtable Session

Culture and Heritage
History, Culture
Round Table
Wednesday, 7th August 2019
From 3:00pm to 5:00pm (IST)
Royal Opera House, Mumbai, Mama Parmanand Marg, Mumbai - 400004.


Roundtable with conservationists hosted by Asad Lalljee
Informal, interactive discussion with conservationists, museum representatives, architects and other like-minded people  
Topic:  Why Old Places Matter
Audience:  Invited participants
Talk Format: Introduction round, followed by 50-60 minutes of informal discussion over tea. Tour of Royal Opera House 20 minutes.

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Tom Mayes

Tom Mayes


Tom Mayes has written and spoken widely on why old places matter to people, as well as preservation easements, shipwreck protection, historic house museums, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and preservation public policy. A lifelong preservationist, Tom has extensive knowledge of the preservation policy landscape in the United States, and also offers expertise on the topic of urban heritage. For many years, he taught historic preservation law at the University of Maryland Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. In 2013, Tom received the National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and wrote a series of essays titled Why Old Places Matter.

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Royal Opera House, Mumbai
Royal Opera House, Mumbai
U.S. Consulate General Mumbai
U.S. Consulate General Mumbai

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