EMA Newsletter: 10 June 2011

10 June 2011

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Transnational History of Museums

A call for papers entitled “Transnational History of Museums” (due 15 Jun, Berlin, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conferences” in “Research.”

Cities and Societies in Comparative Perspective

A call for papers entitled “Cities and Societies in Comparative Perspective” (due 1 Oct, European Association for Urban History, Prague, Czech Republic) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Jacques Androuet du Cerceau et les châteaux de la Loire

Information on a conference entitled “Jacques Androuet du Cerceau et les châteaux de la Loire” (1 Jul, Blois, France) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

Placing Faces: The Portrait and the Country House in the Long Eighteenth Century

Information on the conference entitled “Placing Faces:  The Portrait and the Country House in the Long Eighteenth Century” (11 Jun, York, England) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

RESOURCES

Philip II’s 1581 Triumphal Entry Into Lisbon

 An image and video reconstruction of the Spanish Philip II’s 1581 triumphal entry into Lisbon is available here and under “Image Databases” in “Resources.”

EXHIBITIONS

Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, L’architecte qui dessina Blois et les châteaux de la Loire

An exhibition entitled “Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, L’architecte qui dessina Blois et les châteaux de la Loire” is currently on view at the Château de Blois (France) until 18 September 2011.  The Château de Blois website is here.

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

The exhibition entitled “Palladio and His Legacy:  A Transatlantic Journey” is currently at University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art (Notre Dame, USA) until 31 July 2011.  It will be at the Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, USA) from 3 September to 31 December 2011.  More information is available here.

RESEARCH QUERIES

3D Technologies for Historical Reconstruction

Laura Fernandez Gonzalez (Architecture, University of Edinburgh, UK), designer of the virtual reconstruction of Philip II’s 1581 triumphal entry into Lisbon (available here), is seeking feedback on the components desirable in virtual reconstructions of early modern buildings and/or the software that would facilitate these reconstructions.  For more information and to contact her, please click here.

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