EMA Newsletter: 4 May 2018

4 May 2018

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung zu Mittelalter und Renaissance

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung zu Mittelalter und Renaissance” (due 31 May, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

European Artists and Renaissance Italian Architecture (1527-1800) [Society of Architectural Historians 2019 Conference Session]

The call for papers for a session at the Society of Architectural Historians 2019 Conference entitled “European Artists and Renaissance Italian Architecture (1527-1800)” (due 5 Jun, Providence, Rhode Island, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

London History Day 2018

Information on London History Day 2018 (31 May, London, UK), the daylong collection of exhibitions, tours and other events devoted to the history of London, is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

The Intrinsic Place:  Space as a Measurable Entity in Early Modern Art and Science

Information on the conference entitled “The Intrinsic Place:  Space as a Measurable Entity in Early Modern Art and Science” (30 May, Berlin, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

France Viewed from the Grand Siècle: Drawings by Israël Silvestre (1621–1691)

Information on the exhibition entitled “France Viewed from the Grand Siècle: Drawings by Israël Silvestre (1621–1691)” (15 Mar-25 Jun, Paris, France) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Video Projection of Charles Le Brun Fresco at Vaux-le-Vicomte

Charles Le Brun’s uncompleted fresco for the great hall at Louis Le Vau’s Vaux-le-Vicomte will be reproduced via video projection.  For more details, click here.

MIT Press Receives Mellon Grant to Reprint Architecture and Urban Studies Books

The MIT Press has received $157,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support digitization and open-access publication of landmark architecture and urban studies books.  For more details, click here.

Restoration of Cappella Capponi Dome Reveals Parallels with Brunelleschi’s Duomo Dome in Florence

Recent restoration of the Florentine Cappella Capponi dome, executed by Brunelleschi before the dome of the Duomo, has revealed new parallels in brickwork construction between the two domes.  For more details, click here.

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