EMA Newsletter: 8 January 2016

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8 January 2016

CALLS FOR PAPERS AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

North American Conference on British Studies 2016 Annual Meeting

The call for papers for the North American Conference on British Studies 2016 Annual Meeting (due 2 Mar, Washington, DC, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Re//Generate:  Materiality and the Afterlives of Things in the Middle Ages, 500-1500 (Graduate Conference)

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Re//Generate:  Materiality and the Afterlives of Things in the Middle Ages, 500-1500” (due 1 Feb, St. Andrews, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Attingham Trust 2016 Courses

The call for applications for The Attingham Trust 2016 Courses (due 11 Jan-30 Apr, UK and Denmark) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Renaissance Religions II: Modes and Meanings in History

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Renaissance Religions II: Modes and Meanings in History” (due 14 Jan, Bologna, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Historical Memory and the Preservation of the Past in the Early Modern Period

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Historical Memory and the Preservation of the Past in the Early Modern Period” (due 1 Mar, State College, Pennsylvania, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Global Reformations:  Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, & Cultures

The call for papers for the conference “Global Reformations:  Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, & Cultures” (due 31 May, Toronto, Canada) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

LECTURES

On the Use and Limitations of Architectural Literature: Renaissance and Gothic in the Work of Bonifaz Wolmut

Information on the lecture entitled “On the Use and Limitations of Architectural Literature: Renaissance and Gothic in the Work of Bonifaz Wolmut” (21 Jan, Munich, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

FELLOWSHIPS

The Raymond Williams Society Postgraduate Essay Prize

Information on The Raymond Williams Society Postgraduate Essay Prize (due 3 Jun) is available here and under “Other Grants and Prizes” in “Fellowships.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

300 Million Euro Restoration Plan for Italian Heritage Sites

The Italian government has voted to devote 300 million euros to restoring various important Italian heritage sites, including Venice and Siena.  For more details, click here.

Orazio Gentileschi’s Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife to Return to Queen’s House, Greenwich

As part of the ongoing restoration to Inigo Jones’s Queen’s House, Greenwich, Orazio Gentileschi’s Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife will be returned to the Queen’s House for the first time since 1650; the painting was part of the Royal Collection and was commissioned specifically for the Queen’s House.  For more details, click here.