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Presentations

We engage with the research community and share our work on a wide range of external platforms. Papers, presentations, and other engagements will be listed here. If you would like us to contribute to your event, contact us.

Forthcoming

17–19 March 2019

Paula Hohti (paper): ‘Tailoring Fashions: Clothing commissions by ordinary people in sixteenth and early seventeenth century Italy’. Renaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Paula Hohti (chair): Lower-Class Dress, Fashion, and Identity in Europe, 1450–1650 II: Imitation or Invention?  Renaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Michele Robinson (paper): ‘Angelia’s gilded Turkish shoes: Cross-cultural exchange and lower-class dress in early modern Italy’. Renaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Michele Robinson (chair): Lower-Class Dress, Fashion, and Identity in Europe, 1450–1650 I: Accounting for DressRenaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Stefania Montemezzo (paper): ‘Spreading Fashion. The Role of Peddlers in the Diffusion of Trends in Early Modern Italy’. Renaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Stefania Montemezzo (chair): Lower-Class Dress, Fashion, and Identity in Europe, 1450–1650 III: Representing Dress.  Renaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Anne-Kristine Sindvald Larsen (paper): ‘Artisans and Dress in Renaissance Denmark’. Renaissance Society of America 2019 Conference, Toronto.

Previous

7 November 2018

Paula Hohti (paper): ‘Colours in Renaissance Clothing’. Experience Colour! A cross-disciplinary event of the Aalto Experience Platform, Espoo.

28 September 2018

Michele Robinson (paper): ‘Popular Print, Near East Fashion, and Artisans’ Wardrobes inLate Sixteenth-Century Italy’. A Taste for the Exotic: Cross-Cultural Influences in Early Modern Dress and Textiles, Riggisberg.

15 June 2018

Paula Hohti (paper): ‘The art of artisan fashions. Moroni’s Tailor and the changing culture of clothing in sixteenth-century Italy’. The Art of the Poor in the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance, London. 

Anne-Kristine Sindvald Larsen (paper): ‘Dressing the poor. Artisans and fashion in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Scandinavia’. The Art of the Poor in the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance, London. 

17 May 2018

Stefania Montemezzo (paper): ‘All roads lead to Venice. The role of public navigation in the Renaissance’. Reti marittime come fattori dell’integrazione europea – Maritime Networks as a Factor in European Integration, Prato.

4 May 2018

Paula Hohti (paper): ‘Dressing the early modern: New approaches in fashion and culture history’. Aalto University Department of Art Research Seminar.

2-3 March 2018

Jane-Malcom Davies (paper): ‘Knitting virtual tribes together: new chapters in object biographies’. Object Biographies, Helsinki.

Paula Hohti (chair): ‘Collective and forged biographies’, ‘Costumes and reconstructions’, and ‘Textile biographies’ sessions. Object Biographies, Helsinki.

2 November 2017

Paula Hohti (paper): ‘Beyond the palace: How did ordinary men and women live in renaissance Italy?’ Public lecture at Villa Lante, Rome.

15 September 2017

Paula Hohti (chair): ‘Case studies of specific garments’ Panel. “All That Glitters…”:Visual Representations of Dress in the Early Modern and the Boundaries of Reliability, Berlin.

Jane-Malcom Davies (paper): ‘Hidden in plain sight? The invisibility of knitting in the early modern artwork’. “All That Glitters…”:Visual Representations of Dress in the Early Modern and the Boundaries of Reliability, Berlin.