EMA Newsletter: 28 April 2017

28 April 2017

CALLS FOR PAPERS AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

Building the Scottish Diaspora: Scots and the Colonial Built Environment c.1700-1920

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Building the Scottish Diaspora: Scots and the Colonial Built Environment c.1700-1920” (due 24 Jul, Edinburgh, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Archaising/Classicising/Medievalising: Self-Historicisation and its Discontents

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Archaising/Classicising/Medievalising: Self-Historicisation and its Discontents” (due 2 May, Oxford, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

L’architetto lettore

The call for applications for the seminar entitled “L’architetto lettore” (due 12 Jun, Vicenza, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

Preserving the Monuments of Antiquity: Antiquaries, Architecture and the Construction of Knowledge in Yorkshire

Information on the lecture entitled “Preserving the Monuments of Antiquity:  Antiquaries, Architecture and the Construction of Knowledge in Yorkshire” (23 May, London, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

The Temple in the Landscape: A Conference on Italy & the English Landscape Garden

Information on the conference entitled “The Temple in the Landscape: A Conference on Italy & the English Landscape Garden” (20 Sept, Cobham, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Manor House in Slovakia Designed by Fischer von Erlach Now Open to the Public

Bernolákovo, an early eighteenth-century manor house built to the designs of Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, has been restored and is now open to the public.  For more details, click here.

Guarini’s Cappella della SS. Sindone to Re-open in Late 2017/Early 2018

20 years after fire gutted the interior of Guarino Guarini’s Cappella della SS. Sindone in Turin, restoration of the chapel is nearly complete, and it will re-open later this year or early in 2018.  For more details, click here.

Chatsworth Purchases Bird’s Eye View of its Estate

Chatsworth has purchased an early eighteenth-century bird’s eye view painting of its estate by Jan Siberechts; the painting will be on display for visitors.  For more details, click here.