EMA Newsletter: 26 April 2019

26 April 2019

CALLS FOR PAPERS AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

Motion, Rhythm, Shifts (2019 New England Renaissance Conference)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Motion, Rhythm, Shifts (2019 New England Renaissance Conference)” (due 10 May, Providence, Rhode Island, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Symbolic Materiality and Atmospheres of Space in Southeastern Europe (Graduate Conference)

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Symbolic Materiality and Atmospheres of Space in Southeastern Europe” (due 31 May, Hamburg, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Rethinking the Baroque (XVII and XVIII Centuries):  New Historical and Critical Perspectives

The call for applications for the summer school entitled “Rethinking the Baroque (XVII and XVIII Centuries):  New Historical and Critical Perspectives” (due 31 May, Turin, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Picture, Structure, Land:  New Directions in British Art and Architecture, 1550-1850

Information on the conference entitled “Picture, Structure, Land:  New Directions in British Art and Architecture, 1550-1850” (3 May, New York, New York, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 2019 Annual Study Tour:  Coventry and Warwickshire

Information on the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 2019 Annual Study Tour occurring across Coventry and Warwickshire (29 Aug-1 Sept, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum Acquire Portrait of James Adam

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum have together recently purchased a portrait of eighteenth-century Scottish architect James Adam.  For more details, click here.

Scala Santa at S. Giovanni in Laterano, Rome Reopened After Restoration

After nearly a year of restoration, the Scala Santa at S. Giovanni in Laterano in Rome is open until 9 June; it appears for the first time in its original sixteenth-century design.  For more details, click here.

First Country House by James Paine to be Restored

South Ormsby Hall, the first country house to be designed by eighteenth-century British architect James Paine, will be restored with the help of Historic England.  For more details, click here.

 

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