OLD TEXTILES - MORE POSSIBILITIES
On the occasion of its 15 years anniversary, the Centre for Textile Research will organise a conference celebrating the vibrancy and
diversity of today’s textile research. Together with the EuroWeb network (COST project), we will also open a discussion on its future
perspectives in Europe and beyond.
We wish to particularly welcome all members of CTR’s extended network, EuroWeb members, young scholars and students, as well
as senior scholars working in the many fields covered by textile studies (e.g. archaeology, history, museum curation, conservation,
sociology, ethnography, textile crafts, etc.). An online platform will host lectures, posters and a textile ’fair’, with the possibility for
speakers to be present in Copenhagen (depending on the Covid-19 situation).
The conference will blend scholarly pursuits with a variety of learning experiences: divided into 9 thematic sessions, activities will
include keynote lectures, papers and posters on current research projects, panel discussions, and hands- on demonstrations in an
online textile ’fair’. The focus will be on methodological approaches – exploring the diverse aspects of textile production and textile
research – and transcend historical and geographical boundaries.
1/Looking back: the progress of textile research in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean
2/ Deep in thematter: textiles,rawmaterials and novel scientificmethods
3/ Landscapes of textile production
4/ Furnishing burials
5/ Reuse, repair,redesign
6/ Weaving sourcestogether
8/ Sensory studiesintextileresearch
9/ Looking forward: Euroweb and the future of textile research (paneldiscussion)