EMA Newsletter: 29 June 2018

29 June 2018

CALLS FOR ARTICLES AND PAPERS

Study Day on Women Gardeners c. 1500-2000

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Study Day on Women Gardeners c. 1500-2000” (due 20 Jul, Oxford, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Lieux réels, lieux rêvés à la Renaissance

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Lieux réels, lieux rêvés à la Renaissance” (due 5 Sept, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Metropolitan Museum Journal

The ongoing call for articles for the Metropolitan Museum Journal is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

LECTURES

Origins in Stone:  Death and Rebirth in Lord Burlington’s House and Gardens at Chiswick

Information on the lecture entitled “Origins in Stone:  Death and Rebirth in Lord Burlington’s House and Gardens at Chiswick” (18 Jul, Bath, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Jean Cotelle (1646-1708):  Des jardins et des dieux

Information on the exhibition entitled “Jean Cotelle (1646-1708):  Des jardins et des dieux” (12 Jun-16 Sept, Versailles, France) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

“Verspera” Project Reconstructs Historical Appearance of Versailles

The “Verspera” project aims to reconstruct digitally the appearance of Versailles under the Ancien Régime by using surviving plans and other archival materials.  For more details, click here.

Little Known Brooking National Collection of Architectural Detail Outside London

The Brooking Museum of Architectural Detail, a collection of architectural fragments collected by Charles Brooking over 50 years, is little known but contains architectural details spanning the centuries.  For more details, click here.

Skatepark in Luxembourg Designed as Reinterpretation of 17th-Century Vauban Fortress

The skatepark in the Peitruss Valley Park of Luxembourg has been designed to echo the local fortress that was created by Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, military architect to Louis XIV, and that is now a UNESCO Heritage Site.  For more details, click here.

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