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.

International Conferences

The Association of Dress Historians is delighted to announce our international conferences.

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

7-13 June 2021:
The ADH will host The New Research in Dress History Conference, virtually via zoom, every day during 7-13 June 2021. Just one ticket entitles entry to the entire weeklong conference and 122 speakers’ presentations. The conference ticket purchasing page is https://tinyurl.com/June2021. For more information about this special conference, please visit www.dresshistorians.org/June2021conference.

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. 

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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