EMA Newsletter: 30 June 2017

30 June 2017

CALLS FOR BOOKS

Zwinger & Schloss – Augustus the Strong’s Dresden Residence in a European Context (1694-1733)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Zwinger & Schloss – Augustus the Strong’s Dresden Residence in a European Context (1694-1733)” (due 28 Jul, Dresden, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Home Comforts:  The Physical and Emotional Meanings of Home in Europe, 1650-1900

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Home Comforts:  The Physical and Emotional Meanings of Home in Europe, 1650-1900” (due 10 Jul, Manchester, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Early Modern Intermediality

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Early Modern Intermediality” (due 15 Jul, Palo Alto, California, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

A Manorial World

Information on the conference entitled “A Manorial World” (21-23 Sept, Denmark) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

E-BOOKS (OPEN ACCESS)

Sylva Dobalová and Ivan P. Muchka (eds), Looking for Leisure: Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700

The new open-access e-book edited by Sylva Dobalová and Ivan P. Muchka and entitled Looking for Leisure: Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700 is available here and under “E-Books (Open Access)” in “Resources.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

University of Pennsylvania Architecture Professor Creates 3-D Virtual Images of Baroque Church Interiors

By assembling numerous scans for single Baroque church interiors, architecture professor Andrew Saunders at the University of Pennsylvania has been able to create revolutionary 3-D renderings of these spaces.  For more details, click here.

Gardens of the Château de Chambord Reopened to the Public After 14 Years of Research

After 14 years of research and subsequent renovation, the gardens of the Château de Chambord are open to the public.  For more details, click here.

Lanciani Archive of Images Documenting the History of Rome Digitalized

The archive of images documenting the history of Rome assembled by the 19th-century archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani and currently held at the Palazzo Venezia in Rome has now been digitized with the collaboration of Stanford University, University of Oregon, Dartmouth College, and the Italian government.  For more details, click here.

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