EMA Newsletter: 29 November 2013

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29 November 2013

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Carlo Fontana (1638-1714), Celebrato Architetto

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Carlo Fontana (1638-1714), Celebrato Architetto” (due 15 Feb, Rome, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

2014 Annual Britain and the World Conference (The British Scholar Society)

The call for papers for the 2014 Annual Britain and the World Conference of The British Scholar Society (due 15 Dec, Newcastle, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

George I – 300 Years On:  Reconstructing the Succession

The call for papers for the conference entitled “George I – 300 Years On:  Reconstructing the Succession” (due 24 Jan, Bath, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Intersections of Art, Music and Spectacle, 1400-1800 (Session for the Second Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies)

The call for papers for a session entitled “Intersections of Art, Music and Spectacle, 1400-1800” at the Second Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (due 15 Dec, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

RESOURCES

The Hartlib Papers

The Hartlib Papers, a database of the papers of the English Samuel Hartlib (1600-1662), is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

Landgraf Moritz von Hessen-Kassel (1572-1637) — Architectural Drawings

The database of architectural drawings by the German  Landgraf Moritz von Hessen-Kassel (1572-1637) and housed in the Universitätsbibliothek Kassel is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Reopening of Restored Kenwood House

Closed since March 2012, Robert Adam’s eighteenth-century Kenwood House was reopened on 28 November.  Restoration includes the return of Adam’s library to its original state as well as the refurbishment of three other Adam rooms.  For more details, click here.

Sale of Christopher Wren’s Home

For the first time in more than 300 years, the house where Christopher Wren lived at Hampton Court is for sale.  For more details, click here.

Dior to Fund Restoration of Queen’s House at Versailles

The fashion house Dior will sponsor the restoration of the eighteenth-century Queen’s House, the rustic retreat of Marie Antoinette, at Versailles.  For more details, click here.

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