EMA Newsletter: 31 March 2017

31 March 2017

CALLS FOR PAPERS

The Art of Ornament:  Meaning, Archetypes, Forms and Uses

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Art of Ornament:  Meaning, Archetypes, Forms and Uses” (due 30 Apr, Lisbon, Portugal) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Uses of the Past in the Medieval and Early Modern World (Graduate Conference)

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Uses of the Past in the Medieval and Early Modern World” (due 14 Apr, Durham, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Space, Place, and Image in Early Modern English Literature

Information on the conference entitled “Space, Place, and Image in Early Modern English Literature” (11-13 May, Lausanne, Switzerland) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

Columbia University Weinberg Fellowship in Architectural History and Preservation

Information on the Weinberg Fellowship in Architectural History and Preservation, offered by Columbia University, is available here and under “Postdoctoral/Junior Scholar” as well as “Senior Scholar” in “Fellowships.”

EXHIBITIONS

Visions of the Royal Pavilion Estate

Information on the exhibition entitled “Visions of the Royal Pavilion Estate” (14 Mar-3 Sept, Brighton, UK) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Digital Reconstruction of 16th-Century Edinburgh

Using a 1544 drawing, researchers at the University of St. Andrews have reconstructed digitally the appearance of mid-16th-century Edinburgh.  For more details and the reconstruction, click here.

British Scholars Seek to Recover Early Modern Interiors Bought by American Billionaires

Leading British art and architectural historians Sir Roy Strong and John Harris are calling for a return of early modern UK furnishings and interiors bought by William Randolph Hearst and other late nineteenth- and early 20th-century American billionaires.  For more details, click here.

Upcoming Digital Reconstruction of 16th- and 17th-Century Versailles

A team of scholars and students at the French ETIS laboratory have been working for three years to reconstruct Versailles digitally from 16th- and 17th-century drawings at the Archives nationales and are about to complete their reconstruction.  For more details, click here.

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