Appel à communication : « New Research in Dress History Conference ».

Antoine Raspal, Atelier de couture en Arles, 1760, huile sur toile, Arles, musée Réattu.

Type : appel à communication.
Date limite de l’appel : 1er août 2018.
Date de l’événement : 10 mai 2019.
Lieu : National Museums Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF, Scotland.

The Association of Dress Historians (ADH) invites you to submit a paper proposal to present at our annual New Research in Dress History Conference.

We welcome innovative, interdisciplinary, and critical research papers or those that add to or challenge established studies. In particular, we would like to hear from:
– Researchers who are embarking upon new projects
– Curators who wish to discuss recent or future exhibitions
– Postgraduate students who are researching a dissertation or thesis

All paper proposals must be emailed to conference@dresshistorians.org as a .doc or .docx attachment and include the following required elements:
– Name
– Affiliation
– Email address
– Descriptive paper title
– 200–word (maximum) abstract
– 120–word (maximum) biography (written in essay format in the third person)
– One high-resolution image that represents your paper, with a complete image citation/reference

Please note that if you are accepted as a conference speaker, the above proposal information will be published, as is, in the conference programme. All conference paper presentations will be 15 minutes in length, followed by a Q&A session.

Please ensure that your proposal is submitted to conference@dresshistorians.org by 23:59GMT, 1 August 2018 as the deadline is strictly enforced.

Potential conference speakers are not required to hold an ADH membership at the time of proposal submission; however, all ADH conference speakers must hold a current ADH membership at the time of the conference during which they present. ADH memberships are £10 per year per individual and are valid from 1 January to 31 December inclusive, regardless of when during the year the membership commences. Annual membership dues contribute to our ongoing support and promotion of the advancement of public knowledge and education in the history of dress and textiles, including ADH awards, prizes, and grants.

The conference will be held at National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh, on Friday, 10 May 2019.
More information here: https://www.dresshistorians.org/call-for-papers
Please direct any questions regarding this Call For Papers to conference@dresshistorians.org.