Conferences and Call for papers

Digitizing Early Material Culture

October 16-18, 2008
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

The call for papers has already passed but this might be interesting for even non-computer literate museum professionals in apparel and textiles to attend to learn about how to get collections preseved via digitizing as well as how to make them more available for the public.

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Fashion and Well Being

April 2-3, 2009
11th Annual conference for the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes hosted by the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London

Sept. 29, 2009-deadline for submission of abstracts. Papers are invited that address the themes outlined below:

  • The overall theme of fashion and well-being aims to capture the breadth of research in various disciplines of fashion and related practices.
  • The theme enables a diversity of research that would speak to the positive as well as potentially critical debates and connections between fashion and well-being: health related issues; manufacturing of clothing; technology and sustainability; historical and cultural studies; business and fashion, design catalysts, considerate design and education.
  • The Conference aims to address a series of diverse but related themes that reflect current research directions and strengths of IFFTI members and the broader research community.

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