EMA Newsletter: 30 October 2015

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30 October 2015

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Renaissance-Forschung. Neue Wege-Neue Perspektiven

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Renaissance-Forschung. Neue Wege-Neue Perspektiven” (due 6 Jan, Leipzig, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Geometrisierte Landschaften. Raumkonstruktion und Selbstentwurf der Niederlande im Garten im 17. Jahrhundert

Information on the conference entitled “Geometrisierte Landschaften. Raumkonstruktion und Selbstentwurf der Niederlande im Garten im 17. Jahrhundert” (20-21 Nov, Düsseldorf, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

University of York Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Information on the University of York Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (due 21 Feb) is available here and under “Postdoctoral/Junior Scholar” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Greece’s Enchanting Landscape: Watercolors by Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi

Information on the exhibition entitled “Greece’s Enchanting Landscape: Watercolors by Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi” (21 Oct-15 Feb, Los Angeles, California, USA) is available here.

Death and Memory:  Soane and the Architecture of Legacy

Information on the exhibition entitled “Death and Memory:  Soane and the Architecture of Legacy” (23 Oct-26 Mar, London, UK) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Borromini’s Porta di S. Martino in Cimino Recently Restored

Francesco Borromini’s Porta di S. Martino, located in Cimino, has recently been restored.  For more details, click here.

Chemistry Hearth Discovered in Jefferson’s University of Virginia Rotunda

A chemical hearth, part of an early science classroom, has been discovered by conservators on the bottom of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, designed by Thomas Jefferson.  For more details, click here.

Video Showing Secret Staircase Inside and View from London’s Monument

A pair of photographers for a new Baizdon guidebook to London recently gained access to a secret staircase inside the Monument, designed by Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke.  For a video and photographs of the staircase and view, click here.