EMA Newsletter: 26 June 2015

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26 June 2015

CALLS FOR ARTICLES

Annales Universitatis Apulensis (Special Issue:  “Places of Memory: Cemeteries and Funerary Practices Throughout the Time”)

The call for articles by Annales Universitatis Apulensis for a special issue entitled “Places of Memory: Cemeteries and Funerary Practices Throughout the Time” (due 30 Jun) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

The Performance and Experience of Domestic Service

Information on the conference entitled “The Performance and Experience of Domestic Service” (18 Jul, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

RESOURCES

Arkyves:  Reference Tool for the History of Culture

“Arkyves:  Reference Tool for the History of Culture,” a global database of objects from cultural heritage collections, is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

Historic New England’s Collections

Historic New England’s Collections, a database of architectural drawings, wallpaper, furnishings and other objects from the New England region of the United States, is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

E-BOOKS (OPEN ACCESS)

English Heritage, English Heritage Archaeological Monographs, 2014

English Heritage’s series of archaeological monographs of British buildings is available here and under “E-Books (Open Access)” in “Resources.”

Lisa Jardine, Temptation in the Archives:  Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture

The new open-access e-book by Lisa Jardine and entitled Temptation in the Archives:  Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture is available here and under “E-Books (Open Access)” in “Resources.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Hundreds of New Piranesi Drawings Discovered in Karlsruhe, Germany

Two albums of drawings at the Staatliche Kunsthalle in Karlsruhe, Germany have been re-attributed to Piranesi.  For more details, click here.

Audio Reconstruction of Eighteenth-Century Paris

A team from Université Lyon-2, led by Mylène Pardoen (Department of Music and Musicology), has reconstructed the soundscape of eighteenth-century Paris.  For more details and the reconstruction, click here.

Overview of the Recently Restored Seaton Delaval by Sir John Vanbrugh

In 2009, the National Trust acquired and began to restore Sir John Vanbrugh’s early eighteenth-century Seaton Delaval in northern England; this article offers an update on the ongoing restorations, as well as a photo gallery.  For more details, click here.

 

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