45th annual Conference of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Iva Raič Stojanovć and Ana Šverko will present the Grand Tour Dalmatia project at the 45th annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. They will show the chronogeographical database, at the moment containing more than 300 entries, which will be available online by the end of 2016. The database, designed by Damir Gamulin and developed by Bruno Babić, will be demonstrated for the first time at this Conference. The authors will explain how the database can be used by showing, among the other entries, some of the finest works of travel literature and art by eighteenth-century British travellers to Dalmatia.

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Robert Adam and his brothers, Georgian Group symposium, London

It is our pleasure to share the book of abstracts of the Georgian Group symposium (RIBA, September, 2015) led by the architectural historians Dr Geoffrey Tyack, Georgian Group Journal editor, and Colin Thom of UCL, who participated in our conference in November 2014 in Split, and were so kind to forward us this great booklet that could be downloaded here.

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Discovering Dalmatia: A week of research, scholarly exchange and friendly conversation

The week of 18-23 May 2015 saw a series of interesting events dedicated to research and scholarship, which were hosted by the Institute of Art History – Centre Cvito Fisković in Split in association with the Ethnographic Museum in Split and the University of Split’s Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy. The events, taking place in the heart of Diocletian’s palace, in the beautiful building of the Ethnographic Museum, were organised as part of the research project Dalmatia – a destination of the European Grand Tour in the 18th and the 19th century of the Institute of Art History, under the aegis of the Croatian Science Foundation. Additional support was kindly provided by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, the City of Split, the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy of the University of Split, the Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Board and the Tourist Board of Split.

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Discovering Dalmatia. Dalmatia in 18th and 19th century travelogues, pictures and photographs, international conference

The concluding part of week-long programme “Discovering Dalmatia” of the Institute of Art History – Centre Cvito Fisković in Split, consists of an international conference entitled Discovering Dalmatia. Dalmatia in 18th and 19th century travelogues, pictures and photographs, in which these topics will be analysed and evaluated in terms of literary theory and the theory and history of art and architecture.

The conference will take place in Ethnographic Museum in Split (Severova 1) from May 21 to May 23.

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