EMA Newsletter: 3 June 2011

3 June 2011

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Warburg, Benjamin and Kulturwissenschaft

A call for papers sponsored by the Warburg Institute (London, England) and entitled “Warburg, Benjamin and Kulturwissenschaft” (due 30 Jun) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

Visual Interests: The Legacy of Michael Baxandall

A call for papers sponsored by the Warburg Institute (London, England) and entitled “Visual Interests:  The Legacy of Michael Baxandall” (due 30 Jun) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

SAH 2012 Graduate Student Lightning Talks

The call for papers for the Graduate Student Lightning Talks to be held at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians (due 5 Aug, Detroit, Michigan, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

Art Against the Wall

A call for papers entitled “Art Against the Wall” (due 15 Jun, London, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

2011 Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain

Information on the 2011 Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (1-4 Sept, Caernarfonshire, Wales) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

Research Groups, Bielefeld University

Information for applying to create a research group in 2013-2014 at Bielefeld University (due 1 Oct, Germany) is available here and under “Postdoctoral” as well as “Senior Scholars” in “Fellowships.”

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

Information on applying for the 2012-2013 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities offered by the University of Pennsylvania (due 15 Oct) is available here and under “Postdoctoral” in “Fellowships.”

RESOURCES

International Network for the Study of Early Modern Festivals

The International Network for the Study of Early Modern Festivals, which encourages interdisciplinary investigation of festival spaces and objects, is available here and under “Institutes and Research Networks” in “Resources.”

AGORHA: Accès Global et Organisé aux Ressources en Histoire de l’Art

AGORHA, the online database of the resources held by the INHA (Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris), is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”  The INHA resources include:  bibliographies of French architectural books and of festival books, catalogues of French and Italian paintings, and the Répertoire d’art et d’archéologie (1910-1972).

Interdisciplinary Research Programme on Urbanization and Urban Culture in the Netherlands

The Interdisciplinary Research Programme on Urbanization and Urban Culture in the Netherlands, a research network devoted to fostering new ideas of cities and urban development and with three strands focused on the early modern world, is available here and under “Institutes and Research Networks” in “Resources.”

Sir John Soane’s Museum Drawings

Sir John Soane’s Museum Drawings, a developing database of images and detailed descriptions of the drawings collected and executed by Soane, is available here and under “Image Databases” in “Resources.”  The current online collections are:  Soane’s drawings, Robert and James Adam’s drawings, Baroque drawings.

OTHER NEWS

Reopening of Siklós Castle, Hungary

The Hungarian Siklós Castle, built substantially in the 15c, is now reopened after several years of research and renovation.  For information on the castle in English, please click here (blog article by Zsombor Jékely, Head of Exhibitions Department, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary).  The website (in Hungarian) has several good images and is here.  Additional images are available here.
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