EMA Newsletter: 28 November 2014

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28 November 2014

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Creative Conflict (Graduate Conference)

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Creative Conflict” (due 10 Dec, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Remembered and the Forgotten:  Preserving and Interpreting the Americas to 1820

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Remembered and the Forgotten:  Preserving and Interpreting the Americas to 1820” (due 1 Mar, Newport, Rhode Island, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Das Wunderbare:  Dimensionen eines Phänomens in Kunst und Kultur

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Das Wunderbare:  Dimensionen eines Phänomens in Kunst und Kultur” (due 11 Jan, Saarbrücken, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Aufklärung und sakraler Raum. Ästhetische Strategien und religiöses Wissen im katholischen Milieu des 18. Jahrhunderts

Information on the conference entitled “Aufklärung und sakraler Raum. Ästhetische Strategien und religiöses Wissen im katholischen Milieu des 18. Jahrhunderts” (29 Nov, Tübingen, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Plague and the City:  Disease, Epidemic Control and the Urban Environment

Information on the conference entitled “Plague and the City:  Disease, Epidemic Control and the Urban Environment” (5-6 Dec, Cambridge, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Religion, Art and Conflict:  Disputes, Destruction and Creation

Information on the conference entitled “Religion, Art and Conflict:  Disputes, Destruction and Creation” (5-6 Dec, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Diocletian’s Palace in the Works of Adam, Clérisseau and Cassas

Information on the conference entitled “Diocletian’s Palace in the Works of Adam, Clérisseau and Cassas” (27-29 Nov, Split, Croatia) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Robot Used to Guide Visitors at Guarini’s Castello di Racconigi

As an experiment, a robot now stands within the Salone d’Ercole of Guarino Guarini’s late seventeenth-century Castello di Racconigi and displays images of closed wings as well as other heritage sites.  For more details, click here.

Cumberland Art Gallery Opens at Hampton Court in Rooms by William Kent

Rooms designed by William Kent for the youngest son of George II (William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland) have recently been restored to house artworks from the Royal Collection.  For the press release, click here, and for the gallery itself, click here.

Reopening of Cast Courts at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Two V&A galleries containing nineteenth-century plaster casts of sculptural and architectural elements from across Europe have been reinstalled according to their 1873 organization.  For more details, click here.