EMA Newsletter: 28 March 2014

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28 March 2014

EMA NEWS

March 2014 Book Reviews List

Our March 2014 list of book reviews is now available here and under “Research.”

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Ideas and Enlightenment: The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Ideas and Enlightenment: The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)” (due 15 Jun, Sydney, Australia) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

34th International Congress in the History of Art (Call for Sessions)

The call for sessions for the 34th International Congress in the History of Art (due 10 Apr, Beijing, China) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Buildings & the Body Symposium: Exploring Living and Building in the Medieval and Early Modern World

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Buildings & the Body Symposium:  Exploring Living and Building in the Medieval and Early Modern World” (due 31 Mar, Southampton, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Fraktur and the Everyday Lives of Germans in Pennsylvania and the Atlantic World, 1683-1850

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Fraktur and the Everyday Lives of Germans in Pennsylvania and the Atlantic World, 1683-1850” (due 15 Apr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

La basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli a Roma da Michelangelo a Vanvitelli

Information on the lecture entitled “La basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli a Roma da Michelangelo a Vanvitelli” (by Alessandro Bordini, Humboldt-Stiftung-Universität Bonn, 10 Apr, Pavia, Italy) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Restoration of the “New Room” at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

The two-storey “New Room” at Mount Vernon has been restored extensively over the past year, including new wallpaper and window hangings as well as an updated color scheme.  For more details, click here and here.

Bulgari to Fund Restoration of Spanish Steps in Rome

Bulgari has promised to finance the restoration of the Spanish Steps during 2015-2017 with a gift of 1.5 million euros.  For more details, click here.

The British National Trust Launches Appeal to Fund Repair of 17th-Century Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park (1692-1704), the home of William III’s colonial administrator, will need extensive repairs to protect its collection of furnishings, including late seventeenth-century Dutch art and ceramics.  For more details, click here.

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