EMA Newsletter: 26 July 2013

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CALLS FOR PAPERS

Mediality (New York University Medieval and Renaissance Center Annual Conference)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Mediality,” New York University’s Medieval and Renaissance Center Annual Conference (due 15 Sept, New York, New York, USA), is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

The Early Modern Villa:  The Senses and Perceptions versus Materiality

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Early Modern Villa:  The Senses and Perceptions versus Materiality” (due 30 Oct, Wilanów, Poland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Journal of the Northern Renaissance Special Issue:  “Numbers in Early Modern Writing”

The call for articles for a special issue of the Journal of the Northern Renaissance on “Numbers in Writing” (due 1 Dec) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Festungsforschung heute

Information on the conference entitled “Festungsforschung heute” (20-22 Sept, Berlin, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

Herrenhausen Research Fellowship 

Information on the Herrenhausen Research Fellowship (history of garden culture, due 15 Nov) is available here and under “Postdoctoral/Junior Scholar” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Von Sonnenblum, Honigbaum und Liebesapfel:  400 Jahre Hortus Eystettensis

Information on the exhibition entitled “Von Sonnenblum, Honigbaum und Liebesapfel:  400 Jahre Hortus Eystettensis” (9 May-13 Oct, Eichstätt, Germany) is available here.  Details on events accompanying the exhibition are here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Fire Severely Damages Le Vau’s Hôtel Lambert

A fire severely damaged Louis Le Vau’s Hôtel Lambert in Paris on 9-10 July.  For more information, see this BBC article in English and this more detailed Le Monde article in French.

Stourhead Receives £260,000 to Renovate Pantheon

Stourhead, the mid-eighteenth-century English landscape garden designed by Henry Hoare, has received a grant to repair and refurbish its well-known Pantheon.  More information is available here.

“Lost Treasures of Stowe” Project

The preservation trust responsible for Stowe, the early eighteenth-century house and estate designed by James Gibbs, William Kent, Sir John Vanbrugh and others, has launched a project with World Monuments Fund Britain to find the furniture and objects formerly inside the house.  More information is available here.