EMA Newsletter: 27 February 2015

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27 February 2015

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Scamozzi and Books (28th CISA International Seminar in the History of Architecture)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Scamozzi and Books (28th CISA International Seminar in the History of Architecture)” (due 15 Apr, Vicenza, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Francis I and the Artists of the North (1515-1547)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Francis I and the Artists of the North (1515-1547)” (due 30 Apr, Brussels, Belgium) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Women in the Global Eighteenth Century

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Women in the Global Eighteenth Century” (due 15 May, South Orange, New Jersey, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Les acteurs de la rocaille

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Les acteurs de la rocaille” (due 29 Apr, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

Salon du Dessin 2015 International Symposium

Information on the Salon du Dessin 2015 International Symposium (25-26 Mar, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Cathedral of Florence and the Dawn of the Renaissance

Information on the lecture entitled “The Cathedral of Florence and the Dawn of the Renaissance” (28 Feb, New York, New York, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

El Greco, architetto di altari

Information on the exhibition entitled “El Greco, architetto di altari” (28 Feb-14 Jun, Vicenza, Italy) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Restoration of Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital’s Painted Hall 

The Heritage Lottery Fund has granted The Greenwich Foundation £2.77 million to begin restoration of Sir James Thornhill’s early eighteenth-century paintings in the Painted Hall of the Greenwich Naval Hospital.  For more details, click here and here.

Palazzo Quirinale in Rome Opens Permanently to the Public

As the new president of Italy, Sergio Mattarella has announced that the Palazzo Quirinale will be open permanently to the public and that more rooms will now be on view.  For more details, click here.

Cleaning of Sir John Soane’s Bank of England Exterior 

During the next three months, the remaining wall from Sir John Soane’s Bank of England will be cleaned for the first time in two decades.  For more details, click here.