EMA Newsletter: 31 July 2015

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31 July 2015

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Keeping History Above Water

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Keeping History Above Water” (due 15 Sept, Newport, Rhode Island, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Manipulating Flora:  Gardens as Laboratories in the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Manipulating Flora:  Gardens as Laboratories in the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe” (due 15 Oct, Bucharest, Romania) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Transforming Topography

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Transforming Topography” (due 30 Sept, London, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Writing Buildings

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Writing Buildings” (due 30 Sept, Canterbury, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Approaches to Architectural History

Information on the conference entitled “Approaches to Architectural History” (10 Oct, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

Herrenhausen Research Fellowship

Information on the Herrenhausen Research Fellowship (due 15 Nov, Hannover, Germany) is available here and under “Postdoctoral/Junior Scholar” in “Fellowships.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Obituary of Julian Kliemann

Julian Kliemann, professor at University of Münster and a renowned historian of Italian Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, died earlier this month.  For obituaries, click here and here.  For an example of a recent project — research into the Protestant cemetery in Rome (dating from the eighteenth century), click here.

Hôtel de Caumont by Robert de Cotte Opened as Art Center in Aix-en-Provence, France

The early eighteenth-century Hôtel de Caumont, designed by Robert de Cotte in Aix-en-Provence, has been restored and opened as an art center that will house various exhibitions.  For more details, click here.

New 2015 World Heritage Sites Announced

23 new World Heritage sites, including the late eighteenth-century Moravian Christiansfeld in Denmark and the eighteenth-century  mission complexes of the San Antonio River basin in the United States, have been selected. For more details, click here.

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