EMA Newsletter: 25 March 2016

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25 March 2016

CALLS FOR BOOKS AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

Amsterdam University Press:  Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700

The call for books for the new series at Amsterdam University Press entitled “Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700” is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto (Visualizing Venice Summer School 2016)

The call for applications for the summer course entitled “Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto (Visualizing Venice Summer School 2016)” (due 31 Mar, Venice, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

The Scott Opler Fellowship in Architectural History

Information on The Scott Opler Fellowship in Architectural History (due 14 Apr, Oxford, UK) is available here and under “Postdoctoral/Junior Scholar” in “Fellowships.”

EXHIBITIONS

John Cornforth:  A Passion for Houses

Information on the exhibition entitled “John Cornforth:  A Passion for Houses” (8 Feb-27 May, London, UK) is available here.

The Empress and the Gardener

Information on the exhibition entitled “The Empress and the Gardener” (28 Apr-4 Sept, Hampton Court, UK) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Heritage Lottery Fund Supports Restoration of William Hogarth’s Garden

The Heritage Lottery Fund has offered development funding for schemes to refurbish the garden at William Hogarth’s house in Chiswick, England.  For more details, click here.

Florence Offers Virtual Graffiti Alternative for Duomo

To combat the practice of leaving graffiti on Florence’s Duomo, Florentine officials are providing tourists the opportunity to create virtual graffiti on special tablets.  For more details, click here.

John Wood the Younger’s Drawing Set Sells for £26,000

The silver drawing set owned by John Wood the Younger, the eighteenth-century British architect who designed Bath’s Royal Crescent, has sold for £26,000.  For more details, click here.