EMA Newsletter: 20 May 2011

20 May 2011

CALLS FOR PAPERS

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 41st Annual Conference

The call for papers for the 41st annual conference of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (due 30 Sept, theme:  ”Landscapes and Environments”) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period

A call for papers entitled “Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period” (due 23 Sept, Manchester, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

Inigo Jones, the Queen’s House, and the Languages of Stuart Culture

A call for papers entitled “Inigo Jones, the Queen’s House, and the Languages of Stuart Culture” (due 1 Aug, London, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles, and Conference Papers” in “Research.”

SAH 2012 Session:  Drawing in the Design Professions, 1500-1900

The call for papers for the session entitled “Drawing the Design Professions, 1500-1900” at the 2012 Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting (Detroit, Michigan, USA) is available here.

SAH 2012 Session:  Medieval Structures in Early Modern Palaces

The call for papers for the session entitled “Medieval Structures in Early Modern Palaces” at the 2012 Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting (Detroit, Michigan, USA) is available here.

EAHN 2012 Session:  Architecture and Territoriality in Medieval Europe

The call for papers for the session entitled “Architecture and Territoriality in Medieval Europe” at the European Architectural History Network Second Annual Meeting (Brussels, Belgium) is available here.

CONFERENCES

From Vernacular to Classical: The Perpetual Modernity of Palladio

Information on the conference entitled “From Vernacular to Classical:  The Perpetual Modernity of Palladio” (10-12 Jun, Notre Dame, USA) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

Landscape and the “Arts of Prospect” in Early Modern Britain

Information on the conference entitled “Landscape and the ‘Arts of Prospect’ in Early Modern Britain” (18 Nov, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

Bourses d’études, Maison Française d’Oxford

Information on the Bourses d’études offered by the Maison Française d’Oxford (for PhD candidates with a connection to a French university, due 1 Jun) is available here and under “Predoctoral” in “Fellowships.”

RCUCH Flaherty Visiting Fellowship in Urban Cultural History

Information on applying for the 2012 Flaherty Visiting Fellowship offered by the Research Center for Urban Cultural History at the University of Massachusetts Boston (due 1 Sept) is available here and under “Postdoctoral” and “Senior Scholars” in “Fellowships.”

RESOURCES

University of Heidelberg’s Digital Collection of Historic Literature

The University of Heidelberg’s Digital Collection of Historic Literature, a broad database including sources from anatomical literature and drawings to manuscripts to sources on the history of art history, is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”  Heidelberg’s architectural and garden books are now available underneath the heading of this collection on the “Resources” page.

EXHIBITIONS

Antiquity Restored: Sir John Soane’s Collection of Models by Francois Fouquet

Information on the exhibition entitled “Antiquity Restored:  Sir John Soane’s Collection of Models by Francois Fouquet” (15 Jul-24 Sept, London, England) is available here.

Palazzo Rubens: The Master as Architect

Information on the exhibition entitled “Palazzo Rubens:  The Master as Architect” (10 Sept-11 Dec, Antwerp, Belgium) is available here.

OTHER NEWS

Opening of Het Grachtenhuis (17c, Amsterdam)

Het Grachtenhuis, a 17c house in Amsterdam designed by Philips Vingboons, is now open.  The Het Grachtenhuis website is available here, and the press release announcing is opening is available here.







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