The Association of Dress Historians supports and promotes the study and professional practice of the history of dress, textiles, and accessories of all cultures and regions of the world, from before classical antiquity to the present day.
The Association of Dress Historians is delighted to announce our Calls For Papers. Everyone is warmly welcomed to submit a proposal to present at our conferences.
31 January 2022 is the Call For Papers submission deadline for our annual New Research in Dress History Conference, which is scheduled to be held on 27 May 2022 at National Museums Scotland in Edinburgh (covid permitting). Read about this CFP here!
Article submissions are encouraged for these special themed issues of The Journal of Dress History, the academic publication of The Association of Dress Historians.
Curation and Conservation:
Dress and Textiles in Museums
Deadline: 23:59 GMT, 1 December 2021
Topics of potential articles could include Conservation (ie, planning and intervention problems; applied studies and diagnostic analyses) or Museum Displays (ie, organisation and exhibition curation between past and present; exhibition practices and museography).
Fashioning the Body for Sport and Leisure:
A History of Dress and Textiles
Deadline: 23:59 GMT, 1 December 2022
Topics of potential articles could include (but are not limited to) dress and textiles for sport activities, such as archery, cricket, cycling, football, golf, hiking, mountaineering, Olympic sports, riding, soccer, tennis, winter sports; or leisure activities, such as camping, dancing, fishing, gardening, holidays, hunting, photography, playing a musical instrument, roller-skating, shopping, sunbathing, water sports.
Marginalized Dress Histories:
Exploring the “Other” in Dress, Textiles, and Accessories
Deadline: 23:59 GMT, 1 December 2023
All dress history topics of marginalized histories are welcomed for this special themed issue.
Dress and Art:
Clothing and Textiles in Painting and Portraiture
Deadline: 23:59 GMT, 1 December 2024
Topics of potential articles could include (but are not limited to) clothing and textiles in painting and portraiture, of any culture or region of the world from before classical antiquity to the present day.
Articles outside these specific themes can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org any time during the year.
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