EMA Newsletter: 23 December 2016

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23 December 2016

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Tangible Cities: Materiality and Identity in Southern Italy (1100 – 1800)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Tangible Cities: Materiality and Identity in Southern Italy (1100 – 1800)” (due 29 Jan, Rome, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

North Carolina’s Historic Architecture:  Understanding the Special Character of the Tarheel State

Information on the lecture entitled “North Carolina’s Historic Architecture:  Understanding the Special Character of the Tarheel State” (9 Feb, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference

The programme for the Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference (7-11 Jun, Glasgow, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

American Antiquarian Society Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships

Information on the American Antiquarian Society Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships (due 15 Jan) is available here and under “All Scholars” in “Fellowships.”

EXHIBITIONS

500 Jahre Haus “Zum Walfisch”

Information on the exhibition entitled “500 Jahre Haus ‘Zum Walfisch'” (8 Dec-27 Jan, Freiburg, Germany) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Borromini’s S. Ivo alla Sapienza Closed After Earthquake Damage

After the late October earthquake across Italy, Francesco Borromini’s S. Ivo alla Sapienza has closed because of cracks in its cupola.  For more details, click here.

Ongoing Restoration of Guarini’s Consolata in Turin

Restoration of Guarino Guarini’s Consolata continues, as restorers turn to the facade and a new project for the cloister is considered.  For more details, click here.

Eighteenth-Century St. Paul’s Chapel in New York Restored

The eighteenth-century St. Paul’s Chapel in Lower Manhattan has been cleaned and repainted for the 250th anniversary of its construction.  For more details, click here.