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.

ADH International Conferences

The Association of Dress Historians is delighted to announce the new dates for our international conferences.

Please join us for exciting days of scholarship in dress history!

19 April 2021:
This is the date for our International Conference of Dress Historians, titled, Costume Drama: A History of Clothes for Stage and Screen. The conference will be held at the Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ED, England. Built in 1766, the Bristol Old Vic is the oldest continuously working theatre in the English–speaking world. Please click here to read the conference programme and to purchase tickets.

23-24 April 2021:
This is the date of our New Research in Dress History Conference, which will be held at the historic Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT, England. (The Call For Papers submission deadline is 1 September 2020.)

18-19 August 2021:
This is the date of our New Research in Dress History Conference, which will be held at at The Röhsska Museum of Design and Craft in Gothenburg, Sweden. (The Call For Papers submission deadline is 1 September 2020.)

21–22 October 2021:
This is the date for our International Conference of Dress Historians, titled, Curation and Conservation: Dress and Textiles in Museums. The conference will be held at the Conservation and Restoration Center (CCR) “La Venaria Reale,” one of the most important Italian institutes for higher education, research, and conservation of cultural heritage, in Turin, Italy. (The Call For Papers submission deadline is 1 December 2020.)

30 September-1 October 2022:
This is the date for our International Conference of Dress Historians, titled, Fashioning the Body for Sport and Leisure: A History of Dress and Textiles, which will be held at the historic Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT, England. (The Call For Papers submission deadline is 1 September 2021.)

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