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!

27 May 2022:
This is the date for our annual New Research in Dress History Conference, to be held at National Museums Scotland in Edinburgh (covid permitting). (The Call For Papers submission deadline is 31 January 2022.)

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 was 1 September 2021. The conference programme, schedule, and ticketing information will be published soon.

7-8 October 2024:
This is the date for our International Conference of Dress Historians, titled, Dress and Art: Clothing and Textiles in Painting and Portraiture, which will be held at the National Portrait Gallery in London, England. The Call For Papers (CFP) for this conference will be published soon.

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