EMA Newsletter: 28 February 2014

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CALLS FOR PAPERS

Creatures of Comfort:  1650-1950

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Creatures of Comfort:  1650-1950” (due 1 May, Houston, Texas, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Music and Entertainment at the Hohes Ufer Festival and Culture Transfer between Hannover and Venice in the Early Modern Period

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Music and Entertainment at the Hohes Ufer Festival and Culture Transfer between Hannover and Venice in the Early Modern Period” (due 15 Mar, Hannover, Germany/Venice, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

L’eau autour du château

The call for papers for the conference entitled “L’eau autour du château” (due 1 May, Beaune, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth Century Studies Annual Conference

The call for papers for the Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth Century Studies Annual Conference (due 30 Mar, London, Canada) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Le dessin d’architecture: oeuvre/outil des architectes

Information on the conference entitled “Le dessin d’architecture: oeuvre/outil des architectes” (28 Mar, Paris, France) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Completed Restoration of Bernini’s Piazza San Pietro Colonnade

After five years of work, restoration of the colonnade surrounding Bernini’s Piazza San Pietro has been completed.  For more details, click here.

Restoration of Alberti’s S. Andrea in Mantua Nears Completion

Ongoing repairs to the frescoes, stuccoes, statues, and other decoration of S. Andrea in Mantua (particularly those necessary following the May 2012 earthquake) are nearing completion.  For more details, click here.

Newly Discovered Mid-Eighteenth-Century Panorama of Zurich

A panorama of Zurich from the mid-eighteenth century, most likely by the landscape painter Johann Jakob Hofmann, has recently been discovered at the Zentralbibliothek Zürich.  For more details, click here.

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