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21-23 March: 3000 Years of Colour, from Tradtion to Art and Innovation, II International Symposium on Hallstatt Textiles, The Museum of Natural History Vienna, the University of Applied Art Vienna and the Austrian society for Textile-Art-Research, Austria 

19-22 April: Textiles and economy. Production and trade of textiles. The central and northern Europe as example , CTR/University of Copenhagen

20-21 April: The Silk Trade, Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity, Barker Center, Harvard University

18-20 April: Age, Dress and Gender in the Roman Empire. Conference organised by Study group C of the dressID project

1st of June: Spinning fates and the Song of the Loom: the use of textiles, clothing and cloth production as metaphor, symbol and narrative device in Greek and Latin literature. A one day round table at the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research

13-14 June: Fashioning the Early Modern: Creativity and Innovation in Europe, 1500-1800, 5th HERA Workshop (pleas also see programme on frontpage under "News") Copenhagen, Denmark

21-24 August: Textile production workshop. Hands-on experience archaeology

11-12 September: Texts and Textiles, a conference organised by the Centre for Material Texts, University of Cambridge, Jesus College.

1-2 November: Crafts and People, British Museum, London UK

12-14 December: Global Commodities. The Material Culture of Early Modern Connections, 1400-1800, Global History and Culture Centre, University of Warwick, UK


Towards Sustainability in the Fashion and Textile Industry, Copenhagen (DK), 26-27 April 2011 

11th Nordic TAG, session Textile and Theory, Kalmar, Sweden , 26-29 April 2011

11th NESAT, Esslingen, Germany , 9-13 May 2011 

NatArk Conference, University of Copenhagen (DK), 22-23 August 2011

17th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Oslo, Norway, 14-18 September 2011

3-6 October 2011: CIETA, CTR/University of Copenhagen.

21-27 October 2011: 11th International Cretological Congress in Rethymnon, Crete

8 November 2011: From Spandex to Sportstech - Innovation and Fashion in Sportswear Conference

22-25 November: CTR Textile Tools Database Workshop 


KOSMOS, April 19-23 2010 

Fashioning the Early Modern: Creativity and Innovation in Europe, 1500-1800
1st HERA Workshop 11-12 November 2010
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Textile production workshop, Sagnlandet Lejre, August 23-25 2010

Second FLAX Workshop, June 29-30 2010 


FLAX Workshop 1, November 24-26

Future Textiles, November 3

Terminology of textiles, March 5-8


Natural Sciences within Museum related Disciplines: An international cross disciplinary seminar, November 7

Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities, October 23-24

Experimental Archaeology Research - New approaches, October 1-3

International Conference on Military and Textile, May 20-22

2nd General Meeting, DressID - Dress and Identities - New Perspective on Textiles in the Roman Empire, May 18-20

NESAT X, May 13-18


Textiles in Context. New Research on Ancient Danish and European Textile finds, January 18-19


International Seminar on Medieval Textile History in Northern Europe, August 26