EMA Newsletter: 28 July 2017

28 July 2017

CALL FOR RESEARCH NETWORK PARTICIPATION

Architecture and Society in an Age of Reform

The call for participation in the new research network entitled “Architecture and Society in an Age of Reform” (due 31 Jul, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Historic Gardens:  Restore, Preserve or Conserve:  Making Choices

Information on the conference entitled “Historic Gardens:  Restore, Preserve or Conserve:  Making Choices” (5-7 Oct, Lissadell, Ireland) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Urban Palaces of the Nobility in Early Modern Europe (1400–1750)

Information on the conference entitled “Urban Palaces of the Nobility in Early Modern Europe (1400–1750)” (27 Oct, Mechelen, Belgium) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Moniales et religieuses: espaces communautaires au féminin Ve-XVIIIe siècle

Information on the conference entitled “Moniales et religieuses: espaces communautaires au féminin Ve-XVIIIe siècle” (16-18 Nov, Vienne, France) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Die Stadt im Schatten des Hofes?: Bürgerlich-kommunale Repräsentation in Residenzstädten des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit

Information on the conference entitled “Die Stadt im Schatten des Hofes?: Bürgerlich-kommunale Repräsentation in Residenzstädten des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit” (14-16 Sept, Mainz, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Obituary:  Hilary Ballon

Hilary Ballon, renowned early modern and modern architectural historian as well as deputy vice chancellor of New York University Abu Dhabi, passed away earlier this month.  For a detailed obituary and links to other obituaries, click here.

Neo-Palladian Marble Hill House to be Restored

Marble Hill House, an early eighteenth-century Neo-Palladian villa on the outskirts of London, has received £4.08 million pounds for restoration of its exterior and for reconstruction of its gardens.  For  details, click here.

Andrea Palladio’s Villa Cornaro For Sale

Andrea Palladio’s Villa Cornaro is now for sale from an American couple.  For more details and its recent history, click here.