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This includes, but is not limited to, students, museum curators, designers, journalists, and academics in a number of fields, as well as independent researchers. The aim of this event, which the organisers hope will become an annual fixture in the calendar, is to create a space for those actively engaged in research into dress and textile history to present new work, and to promote awareness of the diversity and vitality of the field.
The event is deliberately unthemed to allow for a wide variety of research to be presented. Society for Renaissance Studies: In addition to scholarly papers, the conference will offer workshops on publishing, funding applications, teaching, and public engagement, as well as tours of libraries.
For more information and call for papers go here. Dress and its meanings are matters of significance for social and cultural historians; the circuits of clothing across the globe are used to explain patterns of globalisation; its exchange between people is essential to understandings of consumer culture; everything we wear is understood as a crucial component identities and rituals.
Once denigrated by design reformers, fashionable dress is integrated into histories of design and western clothing is considered alongside traditional textiles within studies of material culture.
The full text of the Call for Papers can be viewed here. We welcome proposals from: Download the Call for Papers here. For more details or to register an account and receive notifications about the site and the Costume Colloquium events visit the official Costume Colloquium website.
For more details visit: Peter McNeil University of Technology Sydney and Stockholm University and Patrik Steorn Stockholm University This Fashioning the Early Modern workshop will focus on the importance of print-culture in communicating fashionable ideas, material products and dress practices in a European context.
New and cheaper forms of graphic reproduction and a greatly expanded commercial press arose in eighteenth-century Western Europe. Attitudes towards fashion in print played a significant role in defining national and regional identity across Europe.
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