EMA Newsletter: 29 August 2014

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**NOTE:  The next EMA Newsletter will appear on 12 September.**

29 August 2014

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Streitsache:  Architecture as Matter of Contention

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Streitsache:  Architecture as Matter of Contention” (due 20 Sept, Aachen, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Artists’ Homes Before 1800

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Artists’ Homes Before 1800” (due 31 Aug, Nuremberg, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Cities and Citizens:  Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Cities and Citizens:  Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference” (due 1 Nov, Durham, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Die “fragmentierte” Stadt. Die Dynamik urbaner Siedlungsgefüge in der Vormoderne

Information on the conference entitled “Die ‘fragmentierte’ Stadt. Die Dynamik urbaner Siedlungsgefüge in der Vormoderne” (2-3 Oct, Bamberg, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures,…” in “Research.”

Language and Landscape in the Eighteenth Century

Information on the conference entitled “Language and Landscape in the Eighteenth Century” (14 Oct, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures,…” in “Research.”

II Residência Cisterciense S. Bento de Cástris 2014: A Estética, o Espaço e o Tempo. Reflexos da Contra-Reforma na praxis musical

Information on the conference entitled “II Residência Cisterciense S. Bento de Cástris 2014: A Estética, o Espaço e o Tempo. Reflexos da Contra-Reforma na praxis musical” (20 Sept, Evora, Portugal) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures,…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Aqueducts of Portugal

Information on the photo exhibition entitled “Aqueducts of Portugal” (16 Aug-30 Mar, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Lighthouse/Beach Hut Hybrid in Folkestone Designed as an Echo of Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Designs

London artist Pablo Bronstein has designed a lighthouse/beach hut hybrid in Folkestone, England that incorporates the exaggerated architectural details of Nicholas Hawksmoor’s buildings.  For more details, click here.

Discovery and Upcoming Auction of a Desk by the French André-Charles Boulle

Koller Auctions (Zurich, Switzerland) have announced the discovery of a previously unknown desk by André-Charles Boulle.  The desk will appear at their auction on 18 September, marking the first time in nearly a decade that a Boulle desk has been on offer.  For more details, click here.

 

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