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Our panels have been accepted for RSA 2019 Conference

7 November 2018

We are pleased to announce that all our four panels on Lower-Class Dress, Fashion and Identity in Europe, 1450–1650 have been accepted for the Renaissance Society of America 2019 conference in Toronto. We had a wonderful turnout for the call for ...

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Meeting with colleagues in Uppsala

17 October 2018

We are very happy to visit Uppsala University on 17–18 October, where Dr Cecilia Aneer has invited us to meet the researchers of the unit for Textile Studies. The researchers in Uppsala work with production and trade of textiles and dress in late ...

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Paula Hohti in a workshop in Copenhagen

8 October 2018

Today on 8 October, our Principal Investigator Paula Hohti joins Karin Frei, Claire Farago and Donald Preziosi in a workshop at the National Museum of Denmark to think about how natural sciences, art and intellectual history, and material culture can ...

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Refashioning team workshop on documents in London

4 October 2018

Our Refashioning the Renaissance team is meeting in London for a two-day workshop on 4–5 October, and we are joined by our Advisory Board member Professor John Styles and Postdoctoral Scholar Sophie Pitman from The Making and Knowing Project. This ...

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A Taste for the Exotic Conference in Riggisberg, 27–28 September

26 September 2018

Dressing the Early Modern Network 2018 Conference A Taste for the Exotic: Cross-Cultural Influences in Early Modern Dress and Textiles is organised in Riggisberg, Switzerland on 27–28 September 2018. The aim of the conference is to focus on the cross-cultural influences in dress and textiles, and ...

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Paula Hohti in YLE Radio 1 interview

4 September 2018

Last spring our Principal Investigator Paula Hohti was interviewed for Finnish Boradcasting Company YLE Radio 1, and now the interview has been published! Paula talks with journalist Sini Sovijärvi about our research project, artisan fashions and sumptuary laws. YLE also published a ...

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Uncovering the Animal workshop, 29 June 2018

6 July 2018

On Friday 29 June Michele Robinson attended the workshop: Uncovering the Animal: Skin, Fur, Feathers, 1450–1700, hosted by the Renaissance Skin project in Londo . The half-day event featured a range of fascinating papers on the use of animals, their skins, fur ...

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New research assistant

4 July 2018

Our refashioning the Renaissance team is strengthened with Mattia Viale, who joins us for two months as a research assistant. Mattia has recently finished his joint PhD in Economics and Management (University of Verona) and in History (University of Antwerp), focusing on ...

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