Tuesday, 13 October 2015

CFP: Medieval Dress and Textile Society (MEDATS) Conference

The Medieval Dress and Textiles Society conference on Saturday 4 June 2016 will be titled:

‘On the Move’

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on relevant topics concerning the movement of dress and/or textiles and the use of dress and textiles in travel between c. 500 and 1600.

Topics might include:
Tents and their furnishings
Bags, wrappings, pockets
Peripatetic households
Prestige gifts
Travelling clothes
Waggon covers and emballage
Royal marriages
The Silk Road and other trade routes

Please submit your title and a 200-word synopsis to the Programme Secretary, Gale R. Owen-Crocker, by 31 December 2015.

The Conference will be held at The Art Workers’ Guild, 6, Queen Square London WC1N 3AT from 11am to 5.15pm.

For more information, please visit the MEDATS website.

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