Annual New Research Conference

presented by the Association of Dress Historians

Saturday, 25 February 2017 
The University of Brighton 
Grand Parade, Brighton, BN2 0JY, United Kingdom

Please join us for this exciting day of scholarship in dress history!

Tickets are now on sale for The Association of Dress Historians’ (ADH) Annual New Research conference, featuring twelve academic papers presented at The University of Brighton.

All conference tickets include tea and networking sessions, a buffet luncheon, and a wine reception to conclude the conference.

Conference tickets are £20 for ADH Members and are now on sale. To receive the reduced members’ ticket rate of £20, enter the promotional code, ADH, in the PROMO BOX provided on the online ticketing page.

Non-members can purchase conference tickets for £25 but are encouraged to consider joining the ADH. Membership options are:

Full Annual Membership, Professional: £15
Full Annual Membership, Concessionary: £10

The following is the full conference programme.

10:30am–11:00am: Registration & Tea

11:00am: Welcome Address by Jennifer Daley, ADH Chairman

11:00am–12:00am: Panel One with Q&A, Chaired by Jennifer Daley

British Quaker Women’s Relinquishment of Plain Dress, 1860–1914
Hannah Rumball
University of Brighton

The Role of Innovation in the Design and Development of the Blouse, 1840–1920
Suzanne Rowland
University of Brighton

Convention and Progression: An Analysis of Swedish Fashion Journals, with Examples from 1842–1851 and 1916–1925
Lisa Svensson
University of Gothenburg

12:00pm–12:20pm: Tea & Discussion

12:20pm–1:20pmpm: Panel Two with Q&A, Chaired by Marie McLoughlin, University of Brighton

Living Garments: Exploring Objects in Modern Fashion Exhibitions
Emma Treleaven
University College London

A Research Journey into the Dutch and Shetland Islands History of Knitting as Seen in Art, Photography, Ceramics, and Literature, 1600–1969
Constance Willems
Keramisch Museum Goedewaagen, Netherlands

Celebrating 70 Years: The Glasgow School of Art Fashion Show, 1947–2017
Helena Britt
Glasgow School of Art

1:20pm–2:20pm: Luncheon

2:20pm–3:20pm: Panel Three with Q&A, Chaired by Tara Tierney, Net-A-Porter Archive

Paris, 1982–1994: The Designs of Danish Couturier Erik Mortensen for Balmain and Jean–Louis Scherrer
Kirsten Toftegaard
Design Museum Denmark

Conceptual Parallels in Fashion Design Practices: A Comparison of Martin Margiela and John Galliano
Olga Dritsopoulou
University of Brighton

Suspending Time in Fashion: On Madame Grès (1903–93), Contemplating Dress and Glimpses of the Sublime
Anabela Becho
University of Lisbon

3:20pm–3:40pm: Tea & Discussion

3:40pm–4:40pm: Panel Four with Q&A, Chaired by Janet Mayo, ADH Committee Member

A Place for ‘Theatre Costume’ in Dress History: A Case Study of the Celebrated Actress, Ellen Terry (1847–1928)
Veronica Isaac
Victoria and Albert Museum

The Evolution of the Maltese Wedding Dress: Methodological Considerations for a Study
Lorraine Portelli
University of Malta

All American: Design Sources for Embellished Male Performance Dress in Country Music, 1947 to the Present
Janet Aspley
University of Brighton

4:40pm–6:00pm: Wine Reception

The conference will conclude promptly at 6:00pm.

For more information about the conference, email: jennifer.daley@kcl.ac.uk

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