EMA Newsletter: 27 May 2016

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27 May 2016

POSITION OPENINGS

Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Assistant, Architectural Histories

The European Architectural History Network is seeking an Editor-in-Chief and an Editorial Assistant for its online journal, Architectural Histories; information on applying is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CALLS FOR PAPERS

The Historiography of Early Modern Architecture (Renaissance Society of America Conference Session)

The call for papers for the Renaissance Society of America conference session entitled “The Historiography of Early Modern Architecture” (due 4 Jun, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Urban Studies beyond the Aestheticized Object (Renaissance Society of America Conference Session)

The call for papers for the Renaissance Society of America conference session entitled “Urban Studies beyond the Aestheticized Object” (due 4 Jun, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Construction History Society of America 5th Biennial Meeting

Information on the Construction History Society of America 5th Biennial Meeting (26-29 May, Austin, Texas, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Bauen mit dem menschlichen Körper: Anthropomorphe Stützen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, Teil 2: Von der Spätrenaissance bis zur Gegenwart

Information on the conference entitled “Bauen mit dem menschlichen Körper: Anthropomorphe Stützen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, Teil 2: Von der Spätrenaissance bis zur Gegenwart” (10-12 June, Würzburg, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Nella mente di Vincenzo Scamozzi. Un intellettuale architetto al tramonto del Rinascimento

Information on the exhibition entitled “Nella mente di Vincenzo Scamozzi. Un intellettuale architetto al tramonto del Rinascimento” (25 May-20 Nov, Vicenza, Italy) is available here.

City of the Soul:  Rome and the Romantics

Information on the exhibition entitled “City of the Soul:  Rome and the Romantics” (17 Jun-11 Sept, New York, New York, USA) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Obituary of Hugh Honour, Renowned Art and Architectural Historian

Hugh Honour, renowned historian of the art, architecture and decorative arts of early modern Europe, has died at the age of 88.  For his obituary, click here.

Video Flyover of Humphry Repton’s Grounds at Attingham Park

Attingham Park has created a video flyover of Humphry Repton’s late eighteenth-century landscape on the estate.  For the video, click here.

Seventeenth-Century Scottish Cowane’s Hospital to be Restored

Cowane’s Hospital, a deteriorating 17th-century building in Stirling, Scotland, has received £2 million for its restoration and reopening from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  For more details, click here.