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‘Art of Dyeing Silk’ Workshop in Amsterdam on 5–6 April

18 May 2018

On 5–6 April, Paula Hohti took part in ‘The art of dyeing silk’ workshop in Amsterdam, organsied by Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands. This two-day workshop concentrated on historical methods of natural dyeing, aiming to give participants a thorough understanding ...

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Full-time Postdoctoral Research Position Available

9 May 2018

ERC funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow The position is fixed-term and will be filled for 32 months. The starting date is 1 October 2018, or negotiable. Job responsibilities The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work within the ERC funded research dress history project Refashioning the Renaissance: ...

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Short Term Research Assistant Job Opportunity

4 May 2018

We are looking for a post-graduate or postdoctoral level research assistant, with specialism in dress history, to assist us full time for two months in building our database, in August and September 2018. The work will consist of working with ...

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Seminar on Fashion and Popular Groups, Padova 10 May 2018

4 May 2018

Refashioning the Rrenaissance project is pleased to invite everyone to a seminar Fashion and Popular Groups in Renaissance Europe, organised together with the University of Padova Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World on Thursday 10 May in Sala ...

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Our First Newsletter Is Out

11 April 2018

We have just sent the first Refashioning the Renaissance newsletter out to all our subscribers! In the newsletter we tell a little bit about our project and our future plans. If you want to keep up with the work we ...

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Object Biographies Conference in Helsinki

29 March 2018

On 2–3 March our researchers participated in Object Biographies conference, organised by Artefacta, the Finnish Network for Artefact Studies in collaboration with the Finnish Antiquarian Society and Nordic Association of Conservators in Finland at the House of Science and Letters. ...

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Fulling Fun: Presenting Our Project to YLE News

23 February 2018

Last week we had the opportunity to present Refashioning the Renaissance project to YLE, Finnish broadcasting agency. We hosted the film crew at Aalto University, where Paula was interviewed for the TV news and web article, and Jane and Paula organised ...

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First Advisory Board Meeting in London

7 January 2018

On 18 December 2017, Refashioning the Renaissance Principal Investigator Paula Hohti and Project Administrator Piia Lempiäinen met the Advisory Board for the first time in London. After spending the autumn setting up practices, recruiting team members, and further developing theoretical ...

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