EMA Newsletter: 30 January 2015

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30 January 2015

CALLS FOR ARTICLES, PAPERS AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

Palladio vs Scamozzi:  57° Corso sull’architettura palladiana

The call for applications for the seminar “Palladio vs Scamozzi:  57° Corso sull’architettura palladiana” (due 15 May, Vicenza, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Interiors:  Design, Culture, Architecture (Special Issue:  “Spaces of Faith”)

The call for articles for a special issue of the journal Interiors:  Design, Culture, Architecture on “Spaces of Faith” (due 10 Apr) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Classical Influences on Georgian Stourhead

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Classical Influences on Georgian Stourhead” (due 31 Mar, Wiltshire, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference 2015 Conference

The call for papers for the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference 2015 Conference (due 15 Apr, Vancouver, Canada) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Renaissance Cardinals:  Diplomats and Patrons in the Early Modern World

Information on the conference entitled “Renaissance Cardinals:  Diplomats and Patrons in the Early Modern World” (13 Mar, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

The Tercentenary of Vitruvius Britannicus:  Architectural Books in Eighteenth Century Britain (Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 2015 Symposium)

Information on the conference entitled “The Tercentenary of Vitruvius Britannicus:  Architectural Books in Eighteenth Century Britain (Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 2015 Symposium)” (16 May, London, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

The Places of Early Modern Criticism

Information on the conference entitled “The Places of Early Modern Criticism” (23-24 Mar, Cambridge, England) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Restoration of the Clock on Borromini’s Torre dell’Orologio

To commemorate the anniversary of its installation, the clock inside the Torre dell’Orologio of Francesco Borromini’s Casa dei Filippini complex in Rome is currently being restored.  For more details, click here.

Campaign to Preserve Neo-Palladian Wentworth Woodhouse

A campaign to preserve and open Wentworth Woodhouse in Yorkshire, England — an early eighteenth-century house with extensions by Henry Flitcroft — has recently been launched.  For more details, click here.

First-Floor Rooms to Open in the Palazzo Barberini’s South Wing in 2016

The Italian Ministry of Defence has decided to give its first-floor rooms in the south wing of the Palazzo Barberini to the museum; after restoration, these rooms will open in 2016.  For more details, click here.