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11.12.2018

Andreas Bienert, Eva Emenlauer-Blömers, James R. Hemsley (Hrsg.), Konferenzband EVA Berlin 2017

Volume 24 of the series EVA Berlin - Elektronische Medien & Kunst, Kultur, Historie, which has taken place in 2017 in Berlin is online. The EVA Conferences are an international forum for users, developers and facilitators of electronic documentation and communication techniques in the field of culture. The conference papers cover many aspects of Digital Humanities.

28.11.2018

Hans-Rudolf Meier, Daniela Spiegel, Kulturreformer. Rassenideologe. Hochschuldirektor. Der lange Schatten des Paul Schultze-Naumburg

Paul Schultze-Naumburg (1869-1949) belongs to the most important representatives of German cultural history of the early 20th century. After the First World War, though, the painter, author, entrepreneur, architect and politician radicalised himself developing an increasingly racist attitude and joining the NSDAP at an early stage. From 1930 to 1940 Paul Schultze-Naumburg directed the “Staatliche Hochschulen für Baukunst, bildende Künste und Handwerk“ in Weimar. This volume takes a closer look at Paul Schultze-Naumburgs life and work as well as at the profile the Hochschule Weimar was given under his directorship.

31.10.2018

Jacob Birken, Die kalifornische Institution. Fernwestliche Weltbilder um 1906

Dissertationen der Staatlichen Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Band 1
In April 1906, Arnold Genthe takes a series of photographs of a San Francisco ravaged by earthquake and fires. While his images remain ubiquitous documents of this disaster, Genthe himself is all but forgotten today, the dreamlike, blurry portraits and expressionist dancers that make up most of this once-famous artist’s oeuvre having no place in the canon established by later avant-garde photographers. This book takes Genthe’s most popular images of the 1906 disaster as the starting point for a discussion of the aesthetic, epistemological and sociopolitical conflicts that shaped the various world-views in the Far West at the turn of the century.

25.10.2018

Simone Bogner u.a. (Eds.): Monument – Patrimony – Heritage. Industrial Heritage and the Horizons of Terminology

Veröffentlichungen des Arbeitskreises Theorie und Lehre der Denkmalpflege e.V., Vol. 27
The volume „Monument – Patrimony – Heritage“ contains differing disciplinary and generation-specific approaches to the terms mentioned in the title. These correspond to the motto “Sharing Heritage” of the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018. This volume was created out of the cooperation of the Working Group on Theory and Education in Heritage Conservation with the Graduate College 2227 “Identity and Heritage” which shared their annual meeting.

23.10.2018

Dominik von Roth, Linda Escherich (Hrsg.), Private Passion – Public Challenge. Musikinstrumente sammeln in Geschichte und Gegenwart

When the Rück Collection was sold to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum at the beginning of the 1960s, it was the last sizeable collection of musical instruments within Germany to pass from private to public ownership. In keeping with Rück’s example, private collecting of musical instruments forms the central theme of the conference, with contributions on historical and contemporary collections from all over Europe. In addition such topics as the function of musicology and related themes, such as the display of public collections are being addressed and complemented by the experiences of private collectors. Positions from the fields of literary studies, cultural management, transcultural music studies, and art history provide cross-disciplinary correctives and complete the conference proceedings.

18.10.2018

Spaces of Leisure and Power, 1400-1700. PALATIUM e-Publications, Volume 4, Eds. Sylva Dobalovà / Ivan P. Muchka, and Volume 5, Eds. Stephan Hoppe / Krista De Jonge / Stefan Breitling

The two newly published PALATIUM-volumes socio-architectonically analyze European princely residences between 1400 and 1700.
Volume 4 focuses on leisure, on the one hand contemplatively performed and on the other expressed by vigorous activities, such as hunting and courtly festivities. The volume links, that way, functions, typologies, artistic decorations, gardens and natural surroundings of the “palazotto culture”, which aimed for harmony between culture and nature.
Volume 5, however, analyzes the architectonical discourses of power of a princely residence. These are revealed by studies of spatial planning and interior designs, and emphasize the immanent presence of the prince, either in persona or in his omnipresent and centered image.

 

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