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“Wordings” – EFHA Symposium 2022 – Registrations are open!

03.11.2022
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Secure your spot and register now to our annual conference

Registrations are finally open for the EFHA 2022 Symposium “Wordings” The Language of Fashion Heritage. Get ready for two days of presentations, debates and reflections on the weight words carry in the preservation and understanding of our shared heritage.

Have a look at the full programme below and register HERE.

The press release and programme are also available for download.

Monday, 12th December 2022

14,00 – 14,10 Welcome and Introduction to the Symposium / Marco Rendina, EFHA

Panel 1: Establishing Vocabularies, defining identities

14,10 – 14,40 The Fashion Language Spatial Cognitive corpus: the strange case of the shapes / Maria Catricalà, Università Roma Tre

14,40 – 15,00 Fashion and Dress History Languages and Terminologies: the FLATIF project / Maria Teresa Zanola, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

15,00 – 15,20 Reflections on corporate museums and terminology / Matteo Augello, Lecturer and Performer

15,20 – 15,40 Tea Break

15,40 – 16,00 Destinés ou utilisés aux colonies: Taxonomy and Parisian Couture at the 1931 Colonial Exhibition / Paula Alaszkiewicz, Colorado State University

16,00 – 16,20 A new ‘lexicon’ for the digital textile museum of the XXI Century / Maria Canella, Università degli studi di Milano

16,20 – 16,50 Q&A
16,50 – 17,00 Wrap-up day 1

Tuesday, 13th December 2022

14,00 – 14,10 Welcome and Introduction / Marta Franceschini, EFHA

Panel 2: Rethinking Collections, representing communities

14,10 – 14,30 (Fashion) Words Matter! / Daan Van Dartel, Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen

14,30 – 14,50 An Oral History Approach to the Tonie Lewenhaupt Fashion Collection / Alba Sanz Alvarez, Edinburgh College of Art

14,50 – 15,10 Fashion special needs: from do-it-yourself to outsider fashion / Elisa Fulco, Writer and Curator

15,10 – 15,30 Unspoken thread unwoven word. Textile and clothing names as Intangible Cultural Heritage / Sofia Pinto Correia, Fashion designer

15,30 – 15,50 Tea Break

15,50 – 16,10 Developing a Mātauranga Māori Classification System for Māori Fashion and Textiles / Kahutoi Te Kanawa and Chanel Clarke, Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Hikitia Harawira, National Services Te Paerangi

16,10 – 16,30 Developing a language and terminology strategy: V&A Africa Fashion / Elisabeth Murray, V&A

16,30 – 16,50 Unboxing colonial souvenirs. Redefining the “Zouave jacket” / Roberto Luis Martins, Amsterdam Museum

16,50 – 17,10 Q&A
17,10 – 17,20 Wrap-up of the symposium