EMA Newsletter: 15 July 2011

15 July 2011

CALLS FOR PAPERS

RIHA Journal

The RIHA Journal, the e-journal of the International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art, has issued an ongoing call for articles that is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

Word and Image Special Issue: “Ekphrasis”

To commemorate the twenty-five-year editorship of John Dixon Hunt, the journal Word and Image has announced a special issue devoted to “ekphrasis” (articles due 1 Dec); more information is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Symbolik und Repräsentationen der Marienburg: Rivalität – Konfrontation – Kooperation

Information on the conference entitled “Symbolik und Repräsentationen der Marienburg:  Rivalität – Konfrontation – Kooperation” (18-20 Nov, Vechta, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

Durham University International Junior Research Fellowships

Information on applying for the 2011-2012 International Junior Research Fellowships offered by Durham University (due 10 Aug, UK) is available here and under “Postdoctoral” in “Fellowships.”

RESOURCES

RIHA List of Image Databases

An international, cross-media list of image databases assembled by the International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art is available here and under “Image Databases” in “Resources.”

Comitato Nazionale per il Vignola e Centro Internazionale di Studi “Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola”

The Comitato Nazionale per il Vignola e Centro Internazionale di Studi “Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola,” a research institute hosting study days and other events as well as publications devoted to Vignola, is available here and under “Institutes and Research Networks” in “Resources.”

Census of Italian 16th-Century Editions (EDIT 16)

The Census of Italian 16th-Century Editions (EDIT 16), an index of books published in any language in Italy and in Italian in any country from 1501 to 1600, is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

OTHER NEWS

Reconstruction of the 18c Chancellerie d’Orleans Interiors

With funding from the World Monuments Fund, the interiors of the Parisian Chancellerie d’Orleans (also known as Hôtel de Voyer d’Argenson, designed by German Boffrand and Antoine Coypel) will be conserved during 2011-2012 and then placed in the Hôtel de Rohan-Strasbourg.  More information is available here.
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