EMA Newsletter: 7 October 2017

7 October 2017

EMA NEWS

EMA Book Reviews:  October 2017

The most recent EMA list of open-access book reviews is available here and under “Research.”

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Society of Architectural Historians 2019 Annual International Conference (Call for Sessions)

The call for sessions for the Society of Architectural Historians 2019 Annual International Conference (due 16 Jan, Providence, Rhode Island, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Rom und Paris in Schwerin: Jean-Laurent Le Geay (1710-1786) – Architektur und Gartenkunst

Information on the conference entitled “Rom und Paris in Schwerin: Jean-Laurent Le Geay (1710-1786) – Architektur und Gartenkunst” (6 Oct, Munich, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Furniture and the Domestic Interior:  1500-1915

Information on the conference entitled “Furniture and the Domestic Interior:  1500-1915” (27 Oct, New York, New York, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

The 8th New Insights into 16th- and 17th-Century British Architecture

Information on the conference entitled “The 8th New Insights into 16th- and 17th-Century British Architecture” (20 Jan, London, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

National Gallery (London) Purchases Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North

By gathering funding from a range of private and public sources, the National Gallery in London has been able to purchase an eighteenth-century view painting by Bernardo Bellotto (the nephew of Canaletto) of the sixteenth-century German fortress of Königstein.  For more details, click here.

Early Eighteenth-Century Log Cabin Discovered in Pennsylvania

A resident of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (USA) discovered one of the oldest houses in the state when he purchased and repaired a property.  For more details, click here.

British Painter J.M.W. Turner’s House Restored and Open

Sandycombe House, the residence designed by renowned nineteenth-century British painter J.M.W. Turner for himself, has been restored and opened to the public.  For more details, click here.

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