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Global Textile and Luxury

Programme:  


Thursday, November 21st

09.30 - 10.00  Opening and introduction: Paula Hohti

Session 1

10.00 - 10.30  Charlotte Rimstad: Renaissance Clothes of Copenhagen

10.30 - 11.00  Vivi Lena Andersen: Between cobbles, bunions, shoe last and fashion.
                     An appropriation and adaption analysis of footwear from the Middle Ages,
                     Renaissance and Absolutism from archaeological excavations in
                     Copenhagen

11.00 - 11.15  Coffee

Session 2

11.15 - 11.45  Peter Andreas Toft: Between fur and silk - clothing, creolisation, and
                     cultural encounters in Greenland 1700-1930

11.45 - 12.15  Vibe Maria Martens: Indian textiles in seventeenth- and eighteenth
                     century Denmark: Colonialism and the Rise of a Global Consumer
                     Culture"

12.15 - 13.30  Lunch     

Session 3

13.30 - 14.00  Karolina Hutkova: The British Silk Connection: The English East India
                     Company´s Bengal Silk 'Enterprise', 1757-1812

14.00 - 14.30  Toolika Gupta: The effect of British Raj on Indian fashion
                     (Clothing and Textile preferences) of the Early Twentieth Century

14.30 - 14.45  Coffee

Session 4

15.00 - 16.00  Plenary talk by Giorgio Riello: Luxury or Commodity?
                     The Success of Cotton Fabrics in the First Global Age

16.00 - 17.00  General discussion: setting the objectives

17.00              Reception

19.00              Dinner


Friday, November 22nd

What is Costumes, Clothing, Consumption, and Culture (CCCC)?


10.00 - 12.00  Meeting with PhD students

12.00              Lunch

13.00 - 15.00  Visit to the local museum at Amager.
                     Presentation by Laila Glienke & Ingeborg Philipsen