EMA Newsletter: 29 March 2019

29 March 2019

EMA NEWS

EMA Book and Exhibition Reviews:  March 2019

The EMA list of open-access book and exhibition reviews for March 2019 is available here and under “Research.”

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Rural Half-timbered Architecture in France and Northern Europe (13th-18th Centuries): Revaluating a Threatened Heritage

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Rural Half-timbered Architecture in France and Northern Europe (13th-18th Centuries): Revaluating a Threatened Heritage” (due 30 Apr, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

1802:  Cultural Exchange Between Paris and London During the Peace of Amiens

Information on the conference entitled “1802:  Cultural Exchange Between Paris and London During the Peace of Amiens” (17 May, San Marino, California, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Rome and Lisbon in the 18th Century:  Music, Visual Arts and Cultural Transfers

Information on the conference entitled “Rome and Lisbon in the 18th Century:  Music, Visual Arts and Cultural Transfers” (28-29 Mar, Lisbon, Portugal) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

4A Laboratory:  Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics Fellowships

The call for applications for 4A Laboratory:  Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics Fellowships (due 15 Apr) is available here and under “Predoctoral” as well as “Postdoctoral/Junior Scholar” in “Fellowships.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Painted Hall at Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Re-opened

The two-year restoration of James Thornhill’s paintings and Christopher Wren’s structure at the Painted Hall of Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital has now been completed, and the complex has recently re-opened.  For more details, click here.

Excavation of Fortifications by Henry VIII in Northern England

Excavation of a 16th-century blockhouse, first discovered in 2017 and commissioned by Henry VIII during the 1540s, has resumed in Hull.  For details of both blockhouse and excavation, click here.

German Panel Recommends Return of Hitler’s Bellotto Paintings to Owners

Two paintings by Bernardo Bellotto, of Vienna’s Karlskirche and of the Zwinger Moat in Dresden, were confiscated by Hitler from Max James Emden, a department-store magnate in Hamburg.  A German panel has recommended the return of these paintings to Emden’s descendants.  For the paintings and more details, click here.

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