EMA Newsletter: 26 February 2016

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26 February 2016

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Neues zu Burgendenkmalpflege, Burgenerfassung und Burgenforschung aus Baden-Württemberg

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Neues zu Burgendenkmalpflege, Burgenerfassung und Burgenforschung aus Baden-Württemberg” (due 29 Apr, Esslingen, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Books and the City

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Books and the City” (due 1 Mar, Maastricht, Netherlands) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

LECTURES

Public Lecture Series at Strawberry Hill

Information on the upcoming public lecture series at Strawberry Hill (5 May-9 Jun, Twickenham, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

GRANTS

Society of Architectural Historians/Mellon Author Awards

Information on the publication grant entitled “Society of Architectural Historians/Mellon Author Awards” (due 15 May) is available here and under “Publication Grants” in “Fellowships.”

EXHIBITIONS

Mavericks:  Breaking the Mould of British Architecture

Information on the exhibition entitled “Mavericks:  Breaking the Mould of British Architecture” (26 Jan-20 Apr, London, UK) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Eighteenth-Century Redwood Library Acquires Architectural Books Collection

The mid-eighteenth-century Redwood Library in Newport, Rhode Island, USA has acquired a significant new collection of eighteenth-century architectural books and building manuals.  For more details, click here.

Bruce Boucher Appointed as Director of Soane Museum

Bruce Boucher, a renowned scholar of Italian architectural history, has been appointed as the new Director of the Soane Museum in London.  For more details, click here.

New Lighting for Giulio Romano’s Pescherie in Mantua

A new lighting scheme has been created for Giulio Romano’s early sixteenth-century Pescherie in Mantua.  For more details, click here.