EMA Newsletter: 1 December 2017

1 December 2017

CALLS FOR ARTICLES AND PAPERS

Travel and Space during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Travel and Space during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance” (due 29 Dec, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Other City:  History and Image of Urban Diversity:  Places and Landscapes of Privileges and Welfare, of Seclusion, Discomfort and Multiculturalism

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Other City:  History and Image of Urban Diversity:  Places and Landscapes of Privileges and Welfare, of Seclusion, Discomfort and Multiculturalism” (due 15 Jan, Naples, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Cultural History of Europe (Special Issue “Garden and Melancholy in Europe Between the XVIIIth Century and the Contemporary Era”)

The call for articles for a special issue of Cultural History of Europe on “Garden and Melancholy in Europe Between the XVIIIth Century and the Contemporary Era” (due 15 Dec) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Francesco Borromini 1599-1667

Information on the conference entitled “Francesco Borromini 1599-1667” (11-13 Dec, Rome, Italy) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

PHD SCHOLARSHIP

Manchester Metropolitan University Vice-Chancellor PhD Scholarship, “Gothic Studies:  Interdisciplinary Dimensions”

Information on the Manchester Metropolitan University Vice-Chancellor PhD Scholarship, “Gothic Studies:  Interdisciplinary Dimensions” (due 31 Jan) is available here and under “Predoctoral” in “Fellowships.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

English Heritage to Open Sites for Google Arts and Culture

English Heritage will open 29 properties to the online platform of Google Arts and Culture so that detailed views of exteriors and interiors will become newly available.  For more details, click here.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Acquires 18th-Century View of Charleston

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has acquired a 1776 print of Charleston (South Carolina, USA) that includes a rare view of its waterfront.  For more details, click here.

“Venice Time Machine” Research Project

A new research project entitled “Venice Time Machine” seeks to scan a wide range of documents, from maps to manuscripts, in the city’s archives in order to map social networks as well as networks of trade and knowledge across the city.  For more information, click here.

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