CFP: Fashion and Socialism: between utopia and reality

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Vienna, World Handicrafts Organization, September 22-23, 2011

The conference Fashion and Socialism: between utopia and reality will be organized by World Handicrafts Organization in Vienna, Austria in cooperation with University of Applied Arts Vienna (Cultural and Intellectual History).

The conference will be devoted to the research of relations between fashion and politics, clothing consumption and aspiration for distinction in the socialistic system.

If you are interested in participating, please, submit us your proposal in the maximal length of one page. It should include title, brief presentation of your topic as well as personal information.

Deadline: May 30, 2011

Working language: English and German.
Conference dates: 22.09.2011-23.09.2011
Conference venue: A-1010 Wien, Franz-Josefs-Kai 5

We are going to (online) publish a collection of all papers after evaluating Conferences results.

All supported documents and papers should be sent to:

Dr. Elena Huber
World Handicrafts Organization
Konrad Frank Weg 14, 2191 Pellendorf

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

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