EMA Newsletter: 25 October 2013

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CALLS FOR PAPERS

The Production of Ornament:  Reassessing the Decorative in History and Practice

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Production of Ornament:  Reassessing the Decorative in History and Practice” (due 13 Dec, Leeds, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Kunstlicht Special issue:  “Windows”

The call for articles by Kunstlicht for a special issue on “Windows” (due 10 Nov) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

You Were Not Expected To Do This:  On the Dynamics of Production

The call for papers for the conference entitled “You Were Not Expected To Do This:  On the Dynamics of Production” (due 31 Oct, Düsseldorf, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

 Material Culture Review Special Issue:  “Constructions of the Exotic in Europe and North America, 18th-21st Centuries”

The call for articles for a special issue of Material Culture Review on “Constructions of the Exotic in Europe and North America, 18th-21st Centuries” (due 15 Dec) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Courts and Courtly Culture in Early Modern Italy and Europe:  Models and Languages

Information on the conference entitled “Courts and Courtly Culture in Early Modern Italy and Europe:  Models and Languages” (6-8 Nov, Lausanne, Switzerland) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting

Information on the 2014 Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting (27-29 Mar, New York, New York, USA) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

College Art Association Annual Conference

Information on the 2014 College Art Association Annual Conference (12-15 Feb, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Obituary of Charles McKean, Leading Authority on Scottish Architectural History

Charles McKean, professor of architectural history at Dundee University and a leading authority on Scottish architecture, passed away in late September.  For his obituary, click here.

Discovery of Seventeenth-Century Ceiling Paintings at Amsterdam’s Trippenhuis

Seventeenth-century ceiling paintings have been discovered behind nineteenth-century plasterwork at the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam.  For photographs and an editorial on whether these paintings should be exposed, click here.

Restoration Update on Guarino Guarini’s SS. Sindone in Turin

The Direzione Regionale per i Beni Culturali e Paesaggistici del Piemonte has released details about the progress in restoring Guarino Guarini’s SS. Sindone after its severe damage by fire.  For a summary of current status and future projects of the restoration, as well as links to video and text of the press release, click here.

 

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