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 international conferences and the corresponding Calls For Papers. Everyone is warmly welcomed to submit a proposal to present at our conferences.
1 December 2020 is the Call For Papers deadline for The International Conference of Dress Historians, which will be held on 21–22 October 2021 in Turin, Italy. The title and theme of this conference is Curation and Conservation: Dress and Textiles in Museums. Read about this CFP here!
1 September 2021 is the Call For Papers deadline for The International Conference of Dress Historians, which will be held on 30 September-1 October 2022 at the historic Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, England. The title and theme of this conference is Fashioning the Body for Sport and Leisure: A History of Dress and Textiles. 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.
A History of Clothes for Stage and Screen
Deadline: 23:59 GMT, 1 December 2020
Topics of potential articles could include clothes in ballet, opera, theatre, pantomime, film, television, advertisements, cartoons, et cetera, of any time period and culture or region of the world.
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.
Articles outside these specific themes can be submitted to email@example.com any time during the year.
For more information about The Journal of Dress History, including Submission Guidelines, please visit our journal page.
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