Marie Skłodowska-Curie Projects – University of Copenhagen

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Projects

Neolithic Textiles and Clothing Industries in the Aegean (NETIA)

By Kalliope Sarri
The NETIA research project explores the textile arts and crafts of the early agricultural communities in the Aegean (6500-3300 BCE). The scope of this interdisciplinary project is to examine the origins and the first stages of textile crafts and other related technologies for coverage, protection and decoration of the human body.
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Knitting in Early Modern Europe (KEME)

By Jane Malcolm-Davies
The development of knitting was a key technological innovation for which there is little published scientific evidence. This study will give voice to an eloquent body of evidence about early modern knitting technology.
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Dressing the New World

By Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset
This research project is framed by a unique document, which describes Mexico in 1700s and seeks to consider Early Modern Fashion in detail through this historical piece and other resources from literature, iconography and material culture, merging into different disciplines: Modern History, Art History and Dress History.
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Textile Reflections: Multi-sensory Representation of Textile Work in Latin Poetry and Prose

By Magdalena Öhrman
This interdisciplinary research project explores and re-interprets the representations of textile work and textile artefacts in Latin literature.
Detailed literary analysis taking into account matters of metrics, rhetoric (sound figures) and structure (content patterns) shows that Latin authors display greater technical understanding of textile work than previously assumed, and suggest that their tacit knowledge of textiles/textile production has influenced the artistic development of descriptions of textile crafts.
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Monks, Nuns, and Textiles (MONTEX)

By Maria Joanna Mossakowska
The MONTEX project examines Egyptian society in the Late Roman, Byzantine and Early Arab periods through its economy and material culture. The project focuses on the production, circulation, and distribution of textiles. This research will be conducted using the monastic environment as an example.
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